Jankel Armouring

Driving Mission Success

The role requires the individual to have broad automotive experience that can be applied to mechanical and body, trim, and particularly bespoke installations fitted to in service military vehicles and survivability systems. The predominant focus is likely to be on systems and installations rather than engine and drive train, however all round in-depth automotive knowledge is required in order to be effective in this role.

  • Supply technical knowledge to a range of products.
  • Support the Company activities at Jankel sites, customers, or sub-contract facilities.
  • Hands on assembly of electro/mechanical assemblies including any of the following:
  • Assembly of mechanical components
  • Inspection
  • Working with various mechanical equipment
  • Working with various chemicals
  • Reading schematic drawings
  • Engage in generic tasks e.g. driving company vehicles and minor facility activities.
  • Support continuous improvement initiatives to include lean manufacturing principles.
  • Contribute towards assisting in building a motivated team to increase morale.

 This job description is not an exhaustive list of duties, but it is intended to give a general indication of the range of work undertaken and will vary in detail in the light of changing demands and priorities.


 The role requires an individual who:

  • Can demonstrate diagnostics and repair experience on automotive / auto electronic / control / bespoke to role systems.
  • Has good hand skills with tools.
  • Has the ability to react tactfully to difficult circumstances whilst maintaining composure.
  • Has a flexible approach to work during busier times and when holiday cover is required.
  • Will work in accordance with Jankel’s ISO 9001 and Environmental, Health and Safety processes & procedures.
  • Has the ability to quickly identify vehicle spares parts from parts catalogues and repair and maintenance information from service manuals.
  • Has the ability to work under pressure and support the Jankel team, whilst keeping a positive “can do” attitude.
  • Holds a full UK driving licence.
  • Is eligible for UK Security Clearance to minimum of BPSS


  • Minimum 5 years’ low production manufacturing techniques and processes.
  • Bespoke manufacture of automotive platforms.

Person Specification

Core competencies:

  • Customer focussed – displays pro-active approach to meeting both internal and external customer needs. 
  • Results-focussed – strong desire to achieve results and works hard to reach goals and targets.  Seeks to achieve results which enhance business success.
  • Flexibility – displays versatility and adaptability.  Identifies need for change, develops new ideas, encourages, and supports innovation.   Reacts positively and with enthusiasm to change and improvement.   Has capability to achieve results and manage workload even at peak of pressure.  Self-manages to be highly effective even at times when workload is less.
  • Professional – takes career seriously and considers the business dimensions of decisions carefully. Intellectually and analytically rigorous; displays high competence in chosen field and is trusted by the business to “do the right thing”.  
  • Integrity and morality – acts with scrupulous honesty with customers, colleagues, and suppliers and everyone else they are contact with in the workplace.
  • Communication and listening – strong interpersonal skills; the appropriate use of written, oral, non-verbal, and listening skills, with an ability to persuasively impart information and pick up on underlying messages.
  • Problem solving – displays logic, creativity, and pragmatism in resolving problems, requiring little supervision, and using disciplined problem-solving methods.
  • Adaptability – the ability to react to different circumstances whilst maintaining composure and focus on objectives; can be relied upon in tough situations and is able to constructively challenge the status quo to facilitate appropriate change.
  • Teamwork – a strong team player with the ability to recognise and manage the team dynamic; demonstrates the ability to understand the motivation of others and actively assess their strengths and weaknesses, is aware of others workload and responds accordingly.

To apply for this job email your details to kathy.dean@jankel.com