Thank you for showing interest in the New V4

Register Your Interest in the New V4

Close

Careers

Norton Motorcycles (UK) Ltd is looking to recruit pivotal roles to compliment their team at Donington Hall.

All roles will give an excellent opportunity for the right candidates to join a small close knit team of industry professionals in a fast moving and dynamic environment, working with one of the most passionate and exciting names in the motorcycling industry here at Donington Hall.

Current Vacancies

Procurement Manager

The role of Procurement Manager at Norton is an excellent and challenging opportunity for the right candidate to join a rapidly expanding team of industry professionals in a fast moving and dynamic environment, working with one of the most passionate and exciting names in the motorcycling industry here at Donington Hall.

The Procurement Manager will be overseeing all current production and delivery of new projects including the well publicised range of bikes under development thanks to significant funding from central Government. This range of high end motorcycles will ensure Norton’s longevity as the UK’s most exciting motorcycle manufacturer.

We are looking for an experienced Procurement Manager with a track record of delivery within manufacturing / engineering / automotive industries. You will be an enthusiastic and capable individual whose internal relationships will be as important as those with your suppliers.

 

Challenges:

  • Norton is a niche, premium vehicle manufacturer with a strong brand value and where quality is paramount.
  • Understanding the process of buying raw material and components, through in house manufacture, assembly and point of sale through a global dealer network. All controlled under one roof.
  • A complex product range with multiple manufacturing techniques and a global supply chain.
  • Aggressive growth rate with a full order book for well over 12 months.

 

Skills:

  • Degree/CIPS qualified would be advantageous but not essential
  • Experience of managing a team is essential
  • Demonstrate understanding of technical engineering along with a strong manufacturing and quality knowledge
  • Strong commercial background within a high-tech manufacturing and/or engineering industry
  • Proficient negotiator with proven abilities in influencing people at all levels within the organisation
  • Experience in product costing and/or costed Bill of Materials and identification of product cost drivers
  • Good understanding of legal regulations and contract setting
  • Prepared to work hard to get the right result for Norton, be tough yet be fair with our supplier base
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills: to be able to assess problems thoroughly and drive logical conclusions
  • Willing to challenge the status quo – internally and externally
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build productive working relationships and influence both staff and Directors
  • Integrity and confident under pressure – always presenting the facts no matter what the circumstances

 

Please apply in writing with an up to date CV via email to HR@nortonmotorcycles.com.

IT Support / Web Design Technician

Norton Motorcycles is a rapidly expanding dynamic business that is looking for an experience IT / Web Design Technician based at Donington Hall.

The successful applicant should be highly organised, conscientious, be able to plan and prioritise their work and possess excellent communication skills.

 

Your main duties and responsibilities will include:

 

  • Diagnosis of desktop, application, networking and infrastructure issues
  • Troubleshooting PC’s
  • Providing IT support to users
  • Administering the IT department’s policies and procedures
  • Installation and support of telecommunication equipment
  • Maintaining a log of all problems detected and system backups
  • Working closely with software suppliers to resolve operational issues
  • Responsible for supporting Microsoft Office Suite, anti-virus products, Ethernet, wireless router and firewall configurations

 

Key Skills and Competencies:

 

  • Thorough understanding of computer and network concepts
  • Graphic design skills
  • Have creativity and imagination
  • Familiarity with website design and build

Salary commensurate with experience.

Please apply in writing with an up to date CV via email to HRmanager@nortonmotorcycles.com.

Senior Calibration and Development Engineer

The role of Senior Calibration and Development Engineer at Norton is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to join a small close knit team of industry professionals in a fast moving and dynamic environment, working with one of the most passionate and exciting names in the motorcycling industry here at Donington Hall.

The role would include overseeing the continued improvement of a range of exciting Norton projects, including road and race motorcycles for driveability and durability. This would also include development of chassis electronic functions such as traction control, launch control and anti-wheelie strategies. Production vehicle calibration and emission control experience would be advantageous but not essential.

 

Experience (essential):

 

  • Relevant experience of a high end engine management control system such as GEMS, Cosworth, Magnetti Marelli or Motec.
  • A good understanding of powertrain systems
  • A good understand of motorcycles
  • Minimum of a basic knowledge of chassis control strategies
  • Good communication skills at all levels

 

Responsibilities and deliverables:

 

  • Calibrate vehicle emission behaviour to meet program target emission standard whist satisfying other vehicle attribute targets such as combustion noise, driveability and performance
  • Delivery of aftermarket and performance tuned products across the range
  • Assist in powertrain development, problem solving and resolution
  • Delivery of chassis control systems such as traction control, anti-wheelie and launch control
  • Assist in electrical specification of the motorcycle
  • Provide testing support where necessary, overseas or trackside
  • Integrate drivability and performance targets alongside emissions
  • Provide support throughout the homologation and certification process

Norton invites applicants from all engineering backgrounds however a practical experience of automotive fundamentals would be of great benefit as would a working knowledge of the latest engine management systems and software, the candidate must be a team player and posses and excellent work ethic.

Salary package dependent on previous skills and experience.

Please apply in writing with an up to date CV via email to HRmanager@nortonmotorcycles.com.

Senior Design Engineer

The role of Senior Design Engineer at Norton is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to join a small close knit team of industry professionals in a fast moving and dynamic environment, working with one of the most passionate and exciting names in the motorcycling industry here at Donington Hall, Castle Donington.

The role will consist of product design and validation from concept through to production and production support, including scheming and detailed component engineering using the latest 3D CAD software (Pro E), homologation and vehicle testing.

As a senior member of the design team the candidate will have engineering responsibility for derivative models and following these into production, as well as significant areas on new projects.  A senior design engineer will also assist with the day to day running of the design office.

Norton invites applicants from all engineering backgrounds however a practical experience of motorcycle fundamentals will be of great benefit as would a working knowledge of high end 3D CAD systems, the candidate must be a team player and posses and excellent work ethic.

Please apply in writing with an up to date CV via email to HRmanager@nortonmotorcycles.com.

CAD Engineer

The role of CAD Engineer at Norton is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to join a small close knit team of industry professionals in a fast moving and dynamic environment, working with one of the most passionate and exciting names in the motorcycling industry here at Donington Hall.

The role would consist of product design from concept through to production and production support, including scheming and detailed component engineering using the latest 3D CAD software (Creo).

A minimum of 3 years of Pro Engineer CAD experience is a requirement, along with the ability to use Creo surfacing functionality to create complex parts.

Norton invites applicants from all engineering backgrounds however a practical experience of automotive fundamentals would be of great benefit as would a working knowledge of 3D CAD systems, the candidate must be a team player and posses and excellent work ethic.

Salary package dependent on previous skills and experience.

Please apply in writing with an up to date CV via email to HRmanager@nortonmotorcycles.com.

Copyright © Norton | Norton Motorcycles (UK) Ltd Company No. 06718623 Web Design by Evolve Retail