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
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.

Date Added: July 2018

Technical Sales Engineer

We are currently looking for a Technical Sales Engineer who will be responsible for technical sales activities and will be key in developing awareness of our new and exciting performance brake products.

Ideal candidates should have an engineering based degree or HNC, preferably in a mechanical or automotive engineering discipline complemented with a good commercial and client facing work experience of more than 2 years.

Responsibilities include handling highly technical questions from both end-users and distributors in relation to all of our products and providing clear advice on product selection and brake system design where necessary.

Successful candidates will have a passion for cars and the performance afternarket and an aptitude in maths, physics and engineering.

Date Added: May 2018

Electromechanical and General Maintenance Engineer

We are currently looking for an Electromechanical & General Maintenance Engineer for both planned and reactive machinery maintenance, who has a hands-on approach to all aspects of this role.

The successful applicant will be responsible for undertaking activities on a diverse range of machinery and mechanical equipment. In addition, an accreditation in electrical is essential to the role, as replacing drive motors and other electrical breakdowns should be identified and repaired wherever possible.

Suitable candidates need to be Time Served or hold a recognised Engineering / Maintenance qualification, preferably from a similar manufacturing background. This is a hands on role involving both planned and reactive maintenance.

Date Added: April 2018

Quality Control Engineer

With the expansion of the business and production capacity, we are seeking to appoint an experienced Quality Control Engineer to investigate the root cause of failures and implement improvements to prevent recurrence of failures.

Date Added: September 2017

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.

Date Added: Permanently active – Details kept on file.

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.

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

In order to operate the Freeman Automotive (UK) Ltd recruitment process, we will collect and store personal information you submit to us via our recruitment form. Please read the following privacy policy to understand how Freeman Automotive (UK) Ltd uses and protects the information you provide.

The online recruitment form is provided by Freeman Automotive (UK) Ltd. By submitting your personal information, you are consenting to EBC Brakes holding and using it in accordance with this policy. The policy is subject to change and any changes to it in the future will be notified on this page.


  1. How we handle the data that is submitted by you
  2. How to contact us
  3. How we handle the data that is submitted by you
Personal data is collected to facilitate the recruitment process and may be used for anonymised reporting purposes. Data entered as part of an application is stored on our servers. In the event of your application resulting in the offer and your acceptance of a position with Freeman Automotive (UK) Ltd your personal information will be sent to and held in the Freeman Automotive (UK) Ltd’s staff database.

Data Protection Legislation
EBC Brakes is your data controller. As your data controller, Freeman Automotive (UK) Ltd has notified its activities to the Office of the Information Commissioner as required under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and is listed in the Public Register of Data Controllers.

Personal information will only be collected and/or processed by Freeman Automotive (UK) Ltd in accordance with GDPR.

Disclosure of your information
The information you provide to us will be held on third party supplier computers in the UK who act for us for the purposes set out in this policy. They may provide support services to Freeman Automotive (UK) Ltd. Except as set out in this policy or as required by law, your personal data will not be provided to any third party without your prior written consent.

Data Protection Statement:
The personal data you provide in your application and as part of the recruitment process will only be held and processed for the purpose of the selection processes of Freeman Automotive (UK) Ltd and in connection with any subsequent employment or placement, unless otherwise indicated. Your data will be retained only for as long as is permitted by UK legislation and then destroyed.

By submitting your personal data and application, you:

  1. declare that you have read, understood and accepted the statements set out in this data protection clause;
  2. are declaring that the information given in the application is complete and true to the best of your knowledge, and understand that deliberate omissions and incorrect statements could lead to your application being rejected or to your dismissal;
  3. are giving your consent to the processing of the information contained in this application and any other personal data you may provide separately in the manner and to the extent described; and
  4. are authorising Freeman Automotive (UK) Ltd to verify or have verified on their behalf all statements contained in this application and to make any necessary reference checks.

Data Retention
Unsuccessful applicant data will be removed from the recruitment system after a period of two years. Successful applicant data will be deleted after a period of seven years.

How to Contact Us

For any queries you may have in connection with this privacy statement, please contact:

Data Protection Department
Freeman Automotive (UK) Ltd
EBC Brakes World Headquarters
Upton Valley Way East