Prototype Build Technician


Saietta is a well-established British R&D company on a mission to accelerate the market introduction of highly innovative, affordable, and reliable propulsion motors for a broad range of electric vehicles (EVs) from scooters to buses. The product is proven, and market pull is strong. Since 2016 Saietta has undertaken rigorous R&D and testing for an innovative, unique motor topology, with low-cost raw materials, designed for low-cost, automated assembly. Saietta is now evolving from a pure R&D company into one that also manufactures its own motors in a new European production plant.


This is a new role for an experienced prototype build technician to support the build and assembly of complex prototype electric motors for the EV industry.

Applicants will need good practical skills and ideally experience of complex engineered products involving numerous electromechanical components and assemblies

The role will involve working in the prototype facility supporting the build, assembly and test of prototype electric motors for electric vehicles
The ideal candidate would be a versatile Build Technician / Assembly Technician / Prototype Technician with demonstrable practical electromechanical skills.
Experience of building and assembling motors would be preferred but generally other precision electromechanical assemblies would be fine.

Beneficial skills and experience:
Applicants will need good levels of dexterity and have a versatile range of practical skills 
Practical electromechanical, build and assembly skills working on complex electromechanical systems, high precision mechanisms, wiring harness etc (e.g., electric motors, variable speed drives, gearboxes, transmissions, pneumatic / hydraulic systems, robotics, test equipment, automated test systems / machines.)
A methodical approach to tasks, with a good eye for detail
The ability to understand and work from engineering drawings
Be a good problem solver, with the ability to proactively provide alternative solutions
Flexibility to adapt to different tasks and problems seamlessly

A recognised qualification, such as an HNC or HND in Mechanical Engineering, would be beneficial but is not essential.
Soldering and knowledge of electrical component integration and testing

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Prototype Technician to join a growing engineering team and have a positive influence on the business success.

Please apply using the "apply now" link on this page. There you can upload your CV, covering letter and provide other supporting information (salary expectations, right to work status, location, etc.) to help us process your application. 

About Saietta

We seek people who feel a strong affinity with high-quality and ground breaking products

Our core company values are grounded by intellectual curiosity, integrity, entrepreneurial mindset, international vision, the highest aspirations, and the continuous pursuit of excellence. We share a passion for creating world-shaping impact and we believe in transformative innovation and profound progress without compromise. Successful candidates will be rewarded with a high level of responsibility and trust early on in their role. If these values describe you, then we look forward to receiving your application for a specific role, or your expression of interest to be informed of a future opportunity.