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Title:  Lead Technician - Integration


Hethel, GB

Department:  Electrical Architecture & Body Systems
Date:  09-Jun-2021

Lotus Cars builds world class, high performance and lightweight sports cars that are sold all around the world. The current range – which is 100% ‘For The Drivers’ – includes the Evora coupe, the critically acclaimed Exige and the iconic Elise.


The latest new Lotus is the Evija, our all-electric hypercar that is the world’s most powerful series production model. All Lotus cars are rightly regarded as being the benchmark for exceptional ride and handling, lightweight engineering, exceptional steering, efficient aerodynamics and driver-focused interiors.


Our founder Colin Chapman always believed that a driver wants feedback and control, instant response, precision and agility, the power to accelerate and the ability to stop almost instantly. Over the last seven decades, Lotus has remained true to this ethos. Our core values, our pioneering approach to automotive engineering and our rich heritage – both in road and race cars – are guiding our future.



Lead Technician - Integration (Workshops) - Permanent Role - Hethel, Norfolk


As Lead Technician - Electrical Integration, you will take responsibility for carrying out Electrical rework to support Integration Test on various Lotus programmes. This includes Tear down and/or rework of donor harnesses, and fault identification and resolution including management of issues to closure. You will support Engineering, Procurement, Logistics and Quality throughout the project lifecycle and also support supplier or function owners to fix harness and wiring defect situation and join for necessary discussion.


This role requires collaborative working within the Electrical Engineering and cross-functional working groups to achieve good quality systems outcomes.

You will correlate and qualify technical information for development of the current platform including precise report and documentation for evaluation. You'll be working on multiple simultaneous tasks and manage your time across several ongoing projects. 


Skills & Experience required for the role: 

  • Wiring harness assembly using hand tools & proper assembly techniques
  • Follow work instructions (prints, cut sheets, sample harnesses)
  • Quality validation of wire harness assemblies
  • Tear down and/or rework of donor harnesses
  • Experienced in Vehicle wiring
  • Experienced in Vehicle PC diagnostic tools and Software updates
  • Experience in harness crimping, soldering and de-pinning
  • Full understanding of electrical schematics & circuit diagrams
  • EV trained (to work on HV and LV)


We offer you all the advantages of working for a prestigious high-tech automotive company. You will find a purpose-built facility, with all the tools and equipment you need to do an outstanding job. You will benefit from our fast-paced learning environment and our track record in designing and manufacturing thoroughbred sports cars over the last seven decades.


Our benefits package includes Bonus Scheme, Pension, Health Cover and more, specifics depend on location.


More information on working at Lotus,  Vision 80 and the exciting future for Lotus can be found  https://uslot.lotuscars.com