Vehicle Testing Manager

Testing Department

Salary: Competitive

Location: Mells, Somerset

Type: Full-time

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 10 years with production facilities in the UK and with Sales internationally, predominantly within the USA. An opportunity has arisen for a fully competent Vehicle Testing Manager to join Arkonik HQ. This is a role where you will be involved in all aspects of testing & repairs and will offer you the opportunity to grow and progress within the company. On offer is a permanent role that pays a competitive pay rate, pension & 28 days holiday.


  • Carry out vehicle tests and repair to high standard
  • Manage and schedule Testing team and Facility
  • Ensure the vehicles are to the correct standard
  • Responsibility of vehicle departures from HQ
  • Work closely with the Vehicle Assembly Manager
  • Other ad hoc jobs as requested
  • Complete tasks by deadlines set
  • Wear correct PPE at all times and abide by the Company Health and safety Policy


  • Previous automotive experience or knowledge of Land Rover Defenders is essential
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Can work as part of a team or on own initiative without supervision
  • High attention to detail required and/or experience within an automotive Quality Control background
  • Reliable, punctual and highly motivated
  • Own transport essential due to rural location


  • GCSE Grade C+ in English and Maths

Closing date for applications is 31 December 2019

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