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Build Support 12 Month Placement Scheme

  • Type Internship
  • Degree Bachelor
  • Location Brixworth, United KingdomBrixworthGBNorthamptonshireNN6
  • Posted
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  • INTERNEngineeringEngineering

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The Build Support Team have the responsibility of ensuring all of the Power Unit’s high precision components are assembled to exacting criteria, using highly repeatable methods that ensure that our standards of reliability are consistently achieved. Working in an environment where rapid response to change is integral to our success, your ability to react to a performance or development improvement will be the difference between us winning or not.

As part of your Placement Scheme you will contribute to the final assembly and shipping of elements of our Hybrid Power Unit to Our works team; Mercedes AMG PETRONAS Formula 1, as well as our customer teams; Force India, and Williams Racing. In addition to this, we are also developing pioneering technology for the revolutionary Mercedes AMG Hybrid road car ‘Project One’.

You will be involved in working with the trackside team and getting ‘live’ feedback on the success of the work completed at the factory; this includes providing bespoke tooling and any updated processes to the teams who work on our Power unit. Finally, you will contribute to assembly improvement projects that your new found skills will allow you to identify, analyse and implement.

What can we offer you?

We offer the opportunity to work in a fast paced, state of the art Research and Development centre, being involved in exciting technological challenges alongside some of Formula 1’s best engineers. You will have access to our latest designs, which will give you exposure to F1 Engineering drawings or CAD models of real products. You will be involved in product build processes, engaging with our team to suggest solutions for continuous improvement, and you will have the scope to work on both mechanical and electronic or hybrid products.

Our benefits package includes:

  • A salary of £18,500pa
  • Podium bonus based on F1 results
  • Company lease car scheme
  • 36 days annual leave
  • Access to a generous pension scheme
  • A variety of other benefits and staff discounts

What do we need from you?

  • A curious, tenacious and driven individual with a hunger to work in a fast paced environment
  • You’ll be on track to achieve a minimum of 2:1, or above, in an Electrical, Electronics or Mechanical Automotive degree
  • You will ideally have previous experience working with Catia or Visual Basic
  • You will need to be creative and innovative to overcome engineering challenges
  • You will be adaptable as no two days are the same when there are pressures to be race ready
  • You will be a team player, who can effectively communicate with senior managers as well as your peers.
  • An interest in cars or racing is not a prerequisite, although the thirst for knowledge will help you to deliver
  • A willingness to go the extra mile to help the team succeed

What to do next:

  • Submit your on-line application and CV
  • If your application is successful, you will be invited to attend an assessment centre which will take place between December 2018 – February 2019
  • If successful your scheme will start on Monday 19th August 2019

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