Careers & Apprenticeships

EBC Recruitment – Vacancies in Northampton UK Area

Established in 1983, EBC Brakes is a privately owned company and a world leader in the manufacture of sport, high performance and race brake components for automotive, motorcycle and even mountain bikes with a large range of trademarked products. EBC Brakes is proud to be able to say that 100% of its brake pad range is produced in its own factories in the UK and USA with 100% of its motorcycle brake discs/rotors being produced in its UK facility. A huge proportion of its automotive brake discs are also produced in the UK and USA. We currently have the following exciting and interesting positions available.
Please apply for the vacancies below using the relevant application form
for your location remembering to attach CVs (UK) or Resumés (USA):
Or you can post CVs and applications (for UK positions only):

HR Department,
Freeman Automotive (UK) Ltd.
EBC Brakes World Headquarters,
Upton Valley Way East,
Pineham, Northampton. NN4 9EF

Careers Northampton
CNC Mill and Lathe Operator

A CNC Mill and Lathe Operator is required to work at the EBC Brakes Centre of Excellence, located at the World Headquarters in Northampton, UK.

Along with operating CNC mills and lathes, the primary responsibilities will include assisting with maintaining raw material stock, ensuring machines are kept in good working order, and ensuring that health and safety guidelines are followed.

The successful candidate will be able to read and understand 2D drawings, confidently use a computer including Sage 200, AutoCAD, and MS Office programs, preferably possess a fork lift licence, and have working and operating knowledge of section machinery and processes.

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Date Added: October 2018

Tool Room Engineer

We are currently looking for a Tool Room Engineer who will be responsible for service and repair tooling, supporting new project tooling from commissioning to production stages and improving and developing current and new project tooling.

Successful candidates will be able to work to engineering drawings, posses excellent knowledge of machining to exact tolerances, and attend to press breakdowns and identify causes to ensure minimal downtime.

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Date Added: October 2018

Electromechanical & General Maintenance Engineer

An experienced Electromechanical and General Maintenance Engineer is required to ensure all maintenance activities are carried out safely and securely, design maintenance strategies, diagnose breakdown problems, install and repair parts, commission equipment and carry out inspections, as well as other property/facilities/maintenance duties as required.

The successful candidate will have experience as a multi-skilled engineer with an electrical and mechanical bias, 17th edition wiring regulation exam passed, 3 phase power supply knowledge, along with fabrication and welding experience, and the ability to work on their own initiative.

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Date Added: October 2018

Press Tool Design Engineer

A Press Tool Design Engineer is required to support new project tooling from commissioning to production stages, take ownership of specific tool suites and maintain performance without supervision, and improve and develop current and new project tooling.

Successful candidates will possess five years of experience in a similar role, experience with CAD packages such as AutoCad and Solidworks, along with problem solving and presentation skills.

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Date Added: October 2018

Marketing Manager

We are currently looking for Marketing Manager with a passion for motor vehicles and/or motorcycles.

Primary responsibilities include controlling the company advertising and promotional budget, organising events, rallies and trade fairs, developing marketing plans for product ranges and organising promotions with distributors.

Previous experience is essential, and the ideal candidate will have strong customer service and communication skills, a creative and strategic mind as well as competency in Microsoft Office.

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Date Added: September 2018

Quality Manager

We are currently looking for a Quality Manager who will be responsible for the Quality function, leading the development and implementation of appropriate Quality related procedures and processes to ensure effective compliance.

The ideal candidate will have in-depth knowledge of ISO9001:2015 as well as knowledge of the automotive and motorcycle parts and the industry.

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Date Added: September 2018

Rail Sales Engineer

We are currently looking for a Rail Sales Engineer to the railway and commercial vehicle industry. This will be a technical based role and customer facing.

The ideal candidate must come from a rail and commercial background with the ability to lead, possess the ability to cultivate excellent working relationships with other departments, companies within the Group and suppliers/contractors.

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Date Added: September 2018

Business Development Assistant

We are currently looking for a Business Development Assistant who will be responsible for a variety of administrative and sales support duties to assist the Business Development Manager.

Ideal candidates should enjoy customer contact and must be organised. A positive, can-do attitude is a must, along with an aspiration to develop product knowledge in a fast-paced and innovative company.

Responsibilities include engaging with new prospective customers and identifying all potential business opportunities.

Successful candidates will have proven experience in the field of business development in a professional environment, as well as competence in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and preferably PowerPoint.

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Date Added: July 2018

Tool Maker / Precision Engineer

An experienced Tool Maker/Precision Engineer is required in our Press Works Department to provide an efficient maintenance, repair and new tooling service. Experience of working with wire eroders, jigs and fixtures, bench fittings, turning, milling, drilling and welding is required.

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Date Added: Permanently active – details kept on file.

Customer Services Co-ordinator

Position Filled: October 2018
Date Added: September 2018

Industrial Cleaning Operative

Position Filled: October 2018
Date Added: October 2018

Personnel Assistant

Position Filled: October 2018
Date Added: September 2018

Careers Bristol
No Vacancies At Present
Careers USA
Warehouse Associate

Responsible for performing warehouse associate duties. These duties may include receiving inbound product and shipping outbound product.

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Date Added: Ongoing

EBC Recruitment – Vacancies in Northampton UK Area

We are pleased to announce that we have completed the intake for apprentices for 2017 and are no longer accepting applications. We will review the apprenticeship scheme for 2019 in Spring of next year.

EBC Brakes are offering a unique opportunity to young people in the Northamptonshire area to enter the engineering industry or the finance sector via a new apprenticeship programme.

Our apprentices will have the opportunity to contribute to the future growth of a successful British company and learn a range of new skills.

We are looking to secure our future in the braking industry by ensuring our apprentices of today have the skills required to support the company in its long term growth plans.

EBC Brakes has continued to expand over the last 12 months and will require the resources to continue this growth and success into the future.

If you are interested in a career in engineering, all the information about our Intermediate and Advanced Engineering Apprenticeship programmes are here:

EBC Brakes Engineering Apprenticeship

For anyone who wishes to join our Accounting Apprenticeship programme, all of the information you need is here:

EBC Brakes Accounting Apprenticeships

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