Testing Technician


Salary: Competitive

Location: Mells, Somerset

Type: Permanent

Closing Date:

Would you like to be a part of Arkonik – the world’s leading custom Land Rover Defender specialists?

Arkonik has been established for over 12 years with production facilities in the UK and Sales internationally, predominantly within the USA. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and passionate Testing Technician to join Arkonik HQ. This is a role where you will be involved in all aspects of vehicle detailing, road testing through to the final rectification/inspection stage of our restored Land Rover Defenders. Excellent opportunities for you to grow and progress within the company. On offer is a permanent role that pays a competitive salary, pension & 28 days holiday.


  • To ensure the company image of professionalism and quality is maintained at all times
  • Prepare trucks for photo shoots and shipping
  • Ensure materials, equipment and consumables are controlled and used effectively and efficiently
  • Operate and maintain equipment, clothing and work areas in a clean, tidy and safe condition
  • Assisting with quality checks – some technical knowledge preferred but not essential
  • Assisting with mileage accumulation before trucks are shipped
  • Eager to progress within role and take on more responsibility
  • Other ad hoc jobs as requested and willing to work overtime/flexible hours as required
  • Wear correct PPE at all times and abide by the Company Health and Safety Policy


    • Previous experience of car valeting/detailing and paintwork finishing experience would be advantageous 
    • Mechanical skills/service technician/mot testing experience preferred, but not essential
    • The physical nature of this role will require someone who is physically fit with an abundance of energy 
    • Well-presented and able to work under pressure as an individual and as part of a team. Ability to multi-task
    • Very high attention to detail and quality required
    • Reliable, punctual and highly motivated
    • Own transport essential due to our rural location


    • GCSE Grade C+ in English and Maths is preferred but not essential.

    What you’ll get in return for your experience:

    In return, Arkonik has some very competitive benefits. You’ll not only be rewarded with a competitive salary but you will receive 28 days holiday and the opportunity to join our company pension scheme. Work with genuinely talented creative minds and be part of the continued development and expansion of our global company. Excellent training and progression opportunities are available for the right applicant.

    Closing date for applications is 03 May 2019

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