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Damper Assembly Technician

Location: Multimatic Technical Centre Europe, Thetford, Norfolk, United Kingdom

Posted: February 2nd, 2018

Damper Assembly Technician

Location: Multimatic Technical Centre Europe, Thetford, Norfolk, United Kingdom

Working Day:

Working to tight lead times you will thrive in a busy and ever changing workshop. No two days are the same and you will enjoy variety in your work.

Scope of Position:

To build production dampers and other components from start to finish.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assemble DSSV dampers to production specifications using information from GA drawings and procedures.
  • Test DSSV production dampers using Dynamic Suspension software, interpret results and make adjustments to achieve pass criteria.
  • Assemble hydraulic components to production specifications using information from GA drawings and procedures.
  • Test production hydraulic units using DynasoftMX software.
  • Assemble brake and steering mechanical components to production specification using information from GA drawings and procedures.
  • Ensure build sign off paperwork is completed.
  • Rework and prepare component parts when required using machining and fabrication equipment.
  • Work in a safe manner at all times.
  • Make self available to work extra hours to meet production deadlines.
  • Contribute to the attainment of departmental goals in the “President’s Message”.
  • Participate in continuous improvement program.
  • Adopt and practice Kaizen Principles and Concepts.
  • Participate in Kaizen and GEAR activities.
  • Follow all general procedures where applicable as indicated in the GENERAL PROCEDURES section of the Level II Procedure Manual.
  • Follow all DEPARTMENTAL GENERAL PROCEDURES as well as procedures for this position as indicated in the Level II Procedure Manual.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 

Basic Requirements: 

  • Machining and fabrication experience would be an advantage.
  • Basic knowledge of MS Windows
  • Engineering certification or equivalent
  • Basic mechanical assembly experience.
  • Ability to read, write and speak English.

What Multimatic can offer you:

  • Full time permanent position competitive pay rate depending on experience.
  • Standard working week 08:00 – 17:00 but flexibility is required to work occasional evenings and weekends when projects dictate.
  • 20 days holiday per year plus bank holidays. Plus 2 Multimatic days given to be taken between Christmas and New Year
  • Long term sickness scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • Cycle Scheme / Childcare voucher scheme

 About you:

  • You will have a passion for the automotive industry and be excited at the idea of working with niche vehicles.
  • A high level of commitment and attention to detail is critical
  • The ability to work to tight lead times, consistently reproducing high quality work.
  • Work well as part of team and prepared to be flexible to meet the needs of the team & customer demand.
  • Enthusiastic with a positive can do attitude.
  • Previous experience of working in an automotive or motor racing would be an advantage
  • If you think this opportunity sounds interesting then please get in touch and send your CV, we’d love to hear from you.


Multimatic is a global automotive supply company providing hardware and engineering services to OEMs around the world. Its UK based engineering division, Multimatic Technical Centre Europe (MTCE), is a leading supplier of engineering and vehicle development services to major automotive OEMs and a growing number of niche vehicle manufacturers. Specialties include suspension systems, vehicle dynamics, carbon fibre structural components, mechanisms and mechatronics.

If you are interested in this position, apply by sending us your cover letter and resume.
We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
As part of our commitment to ensuring our employment practices are fair, accessible, and inclusive of persons with disabilities, recruitment-related accommodations for disabilities, are available upon request throughout the recruitment and assessment process for applicants with disabilities.