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Mechanical Design Engineer - Fixed Term Contract (Ref REQ-200040)

Closing Date: 28/02/2020 23:59:59

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has become available in our Mechanical Design Group for a Mechanical Design Engineer working on a fixed term contract. This role will support strategic projects and will be embedded in our design team.

Reporting to the Head of Mechanical Design, the successful candidate will work on a variety of projects on the car’s suspension, steering and brake systems encompassing both metallic and composite design. Using an analytical approach to highly detailed engineering design, you will work on projects from design through testing and implementation onto the race car.

Key responsibilities/Duties

  • Working on the design and development of mechanical, hydraulic and composite assemblies to the highest standards.
  • Generating 3D models, Assemblies and 2D drawings.
  • Specifying and following the R&D testing programmes for safety and performance critical systems.
  • Reliability management of assigned systems throughout component life cycle and in support of the team’s reliability function.
  • Close collaboration with other engineering departments and external suppliers to ensure fully integrated system designs, achieving optimal car performance.
  • Use of Catia FEA to support your own designs.
  • Supporting all areas/departments in the design office when workloads dictate.

Candidate Profile

  • Mechanical, automotive or aeronautical engineering degree (2:1 minimum grade) or similar qualification.
  • Having multiple years’ experience in F1, another top-level motorsport category or an equivalent high-level engineering industry is essential.
  • Experience of Catia V5/3DX mechanical design package would be beneficial.
  • Use of finite element analysis tools (ideally with Catia V5/3DX package) and hand calculation methodologies to produce reliable and optimised designs is a significant benefit.
  • Excellent communication and collaborative skills to ensure cross departmental integration.
  • High attention to detail and the ability to work under limited supervision to tight deadlines.

Whilst the environment in which you will work will be pressured and will demand a high level of attention to detail, you will be fully supported by your team to give you opportunity to be creative and develop solutions to achieve the very best.

Benefits:

In return for your work and commitment, we offer a competitive package including bonus, life assurance, private medical cover, 25 days holidays, subsidised restaurant and on-site gym facilities

Composite Design Engineer - Fixed Term Contract (Ref REQ-200041)

Closing Date: 28/02/2020 23:59:59

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has become available in our Composite Design Group for a Composite Design Engineer working on a fixed term contract. This role will support strategic projects and will be embedded in our design team.

Reporting to the Head of Composite Design group, the successful candidate will work on a variety of carbon composite car parts for tour F1 racing car. You must be comfortable challenging yourself and others with respect and passion to drive our projects forward whilst striving to achieve the best possible results. You will exhibit an in-depth understanding of composites design and their applications with a solid first principles understanding.

Key responsibilities/Duties

  • Design and development of composite race car parts throughout part life cycle
  • Definition and documentation of manufacturing information (including ply book generation)
  • Working on the design and development of composite race car parts assemblies throughout part life cycle to the highest standards.
  • Generating 3D models, Assemblies and 2D drawings.
  • Definitions and support of car part tests requests 
  • Reliability management of assigned systems throughout component life cycle and in support of the team’s reliability function.
  • Close collaboration with other engineering departments and external suppliers to ensure fully integrated system designs, achieving optimal car performance.

Candidate Profile

  • Composite, mechanical, automotive or aeronautical or science engineering degree (2:1 minimum grade) or similar qualification.
  • Having multiple years’ experience in F1, another top-level motorsport category or an equivalent high-level engineering industry is essential.
  • Experience of Catia V5/3DX composite and surfacing design package would be beneficial.
  • Use of finite element analysis tools (ideally with Catia V5/3DX package) and hand calculation methodologies to produce reliable and optimised designs is a significant benefit.
  • Excellent communication and collaborative skills to ensure cross departmental integration.
  • High attention to detail and the ability to work under limited supervision to tight deadlines.

Whilst the environment in which you will work will be pressured and will demand a high level of attention to detail, you will be fully supported by your team to give you opportunity to be creative and develop solutions to achieve the very best.

Benefits:

In return for your work and commitment, we offer a competitive package including bonus, life assurance, private medical cover, 25 days holidays, subsidised restaurant and on-site gym facilities.

Electronics Installation Design Engineer (Ref REQ-200045)

Closing Date: 28/02/2020 23:59:59

Job Description

Electronics Installation Design Engineer – Fixed Term Contract

A fantastic opportunity has become available in our Electronics Group for an Electronics Installation Design Engineer working on a fixed term contract. This role will support strategic projects and will be embedded in our design team.

Reporting to the Senior Electronics Installation Design Engineer, the successful candidate will work on a variety of projects designing Electronic components using CAD (Dassault 3Dx) in 3D modelling and Electrical Schematic (VeSys) capture packages for both on car and off car systems for electrical and electronic installations and wiring harness design. Using an analytical approach to highly detailed engineering design, you will work on projects from design through testing and implementation onto the race car.

Key responsibilities/Duties

  • Design of Electronic components and assembly installations using electronic CAD system VeSys & Catia 3Dx specification management and component selection.
  • Configuration and management of the I/O sheet.
  • Adherence to the group project planning documentation and creating visibility where scheduling clashes and or resource limitations will affect project deliverables.
  • Liaison with external suppliers to provide manufacturing specifications and assembly drawings.

Candidate Profile

  • Strong experience of working in an electronic design role in a Formula One team, a top-level motorsport team, automotive company or for a Formula One electronic system/component supplier.
  • Experience in using Electronic CAD systems for Electrical Schematic design and 3D installation bundle design, drafting and PCB capture.
  • Experience in preparing and using test fixtures and electronic test equipment.
  • Experience in creating requirements specifications, project and budget planning, and in writing and maintaining specifications and documentation.
  • Ideally a qualification in an Electrical or Electronic discipline.

Whilst the environment in which you will work will be pressured and will demand a high level of attention to detail, you will be fully supported by your team to give you opportunity to be creative and develop solutions to achieve the very best.

Benefits
 

In return for your work and commitment, we offer a competitive package including bonus, life assurance, private medical cover, 25 days holidays, subsidised restaurant and on-site gym facilities.

Structural Analysis Engineer - Fixed Term Contract (Ref REQ-200043)

Closing Date: 28/02/2020 23:59:59

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has become available to join the Structures Analysis team for a Structural Analysis Engineer working on a fixed term contract. This role will work on strategic projects and will be embedded in our design team.

Reporting to the Head of Structural Analysis, the successful candidate will be involved in the design and development of a large variety of composite projects. You will exhibit an in-depth understanding of composites materials and their application within high performance structures, with an aptitude for balancing calculated risk with potential reward.

Key Responsibilities / Duties:

  • Structural analysis of highly complex car and test rig components and assemblies to the highest standards making use of both finite element and hand calculations.
  • Close collaboration and teamwork with other engineering departments to exceed car performance and reliability goals and objectives.
  • Manage the structural specification and testing requirements for all parts and assemblies.
  • Maintaining accurate documentation through the design process in the form of reports including FE results and supporting calculations.
  • Supporting the components and assemblies assigned to you though the various stages of life, from inception and design through lab testing and in-service life.

Candidate Profile:

As the successful candidate you will possess:

  • An engineering degree (2:1 minimum grade) or similar qualification with a good level of experience in a high-performance engineering industry.
  • A thorough understanding of finite element and hand calculation methods is essential and contact analysis would be advantageous.
  • Good experience in the application of leading FEA package(s); Hyperworks, Abaqus, Patran, Nastran, Laminate tools etc.
  • A core knowledge in composite material behaviours and how to model or otherwise identify and evaluate them.
  • The essential excellent communicative and collaborative skills needed to thrive in our exceptional environment.
  • An ability to communicate clearly, concisely and confidently with all members of the organisation.
  • Experience of 3DX design is of benefit as well as proficiency in Excel.

Whilst the environment in which you will work will be pressured and will demand a high level of attention to detail, you will be fully supported by your team to give you opportunity to be creative and develop solutions to achieve the very best.

Benefits:

In return for your work and commitment, we offer a competitive package including bonus, life assurance, private medical cover, 25 days holidays, subsidised restaurant and on-site gym facilities.

Powertrain Integration and Transmission Design Engineer – Fixed Term Contract (Ref REQ-200042)

Closing Date: 28/02/2020 23:59:59

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has become available in our Powertrain Integration and Transmission Design group for a Powertrain Integration Design Engineer working on a fixed term contract. This role will support strategic projects and will be embedded in our design team.

Reporting to the Head of Powertrain Integration and Transmission Design group, the successful candidate will work on a variety of hydraulics, fuel system, cooling systems and power unit integration projects, both metallic and composite design. Using an analytical approach to highly detailed engineering design, they will work on projects from design through testing and implementation onto the race car.

Key Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Working on the design and development of mechanical, hydraulic and composite assemblies to the highest standards.
  • Generating 3D models, Assemblies and 2D drawings.
  • Specifying and following the R&D testing programmes for safety and performance critical systems.
  • Reliability management of assigned systems throughout component life cycle and in support of the team’s reliability function.
  • Close collaboration with other engineering departments and external suppliers to ensure fully integrated system designs, achieving optimal car performance.
  • Use of Catia FEA to support your own designs.
  • Supporting all areas/departments in the design office when workloads dictate.

Candidate Profile:

  • Mechanical, automotive or aeronautical engineering degree (2:1 minimum grade) or similar qualification.
  • Having multiple years’ experience in F1, another top-level motorsport category or an equivalent high-level engineering industry is essential.
  • Experience of Catia V5/3DX mechanical design package would be beneficial.
  • Use of finite element analysis tools (ideally with Catia V5/3DX package) and hand calculation methodologies to produce reliable and optimised designs is a significant benefit.
  • Excellent communication and collaborative skills to ensure cross departmental integration.
  • High attention to detail and the ability to work under limited supervision to tight deadlines.

Whilst the environment in which you will work will be pressured and will demand a high level of attention to detail, you will be supported by your team to give you opportunity to be creative and develop solutions to achieve the very best.

Benefits:

In return for your work and commitment, we offer a competitive package including bonus, life assurance, private medical cover, 25 days holidays, subsidised restaurant and on-site gym facilities

Simulation and Control Engineer (Ref REQ-190215)

Closing Date: 24/02/2020 23:59:59

Job Description

Based within the Performance Department you will contribute to the car performance by improving computational efficiency of our simulation suite.  You will be responsible for the specification, development, integration and maintenance of a wide range of systems and tools.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop the optimal control algorithm, solver, software design patterns and hardware infrastructure to improve convergence speed and iteration count
  • Support company-wide, control-related deployed capability
  • Apply control system know-how to car performance development

Candidate Profile:

  • Possessing a strong degree with high mathematical and physical system focus
  • A forward thinker with the desire to keep abreast of burgeoning technologies relating to their job role
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • High attention to detail whilst being able to work with limited supervision and to tight deadlines
  • Specialisations in areas of simulation, real-time embedded systems and electronics
  • High level skills in Matlab, Simulink, Stateflow and Embedded Coder
  • Excellent core knowledge of numerical techniques, state-space methods and modern control theory
  • Excellent base coding skills in languages such as C, C++, C#
  • Experience of parallel programming models such as OpenMP, MPI and CUDA, hardware description languages such as Verilog and VHDL and of code optimisation tools such as CVXGEN
  • Experience with dSPACE and Beckhoff (or similar) control systems and of communications protocols such as CAN, FlexRay and EtherCAT advantageous

Benefits:

In return for your work and commitment, we offer a competitive package including bonus, life assurance, private medical cover, car lease scheme, 25 days holidays, subsidised restaurant and on-site gym facilities.

Principal Experimental Aerodynamicist (Ref REQ-200027)

Closing Date: 24/02/2020 23:59:59

Job Description

Reporting to the Head of Aerodynamics, you will be responsible for ensuring we have the right experimental tools to develop the aerodynamics of our racing cars – methods that are accurate, repeatable, efficient and effective, and which allow us to extract maximum understanding from our wind-tunnel tests.

Key accountabilities / duties include:

Leading a small, multi-skilled team of engineers and working collaboratively with specialists from across the Department, you will oversee the continual development of our experimental methods.  Your remit will cover areas such as:

  • Techniques for measuring on-model and off-surface aerodynamic properties.
  • Wind tunnel, model and motion systems.
  • Metrology.
  • Software used to perform experiments and analyse results.
     

Key accountabilities include:

  • Creating strategic vision for how we develop our experimental facilities.
  • Delivering experimental capabilities and methods.
  • Building and extending our knowledge of emerging technologies.
  • Defining best practice for using our experimental facilities.
  • Mentoring and developing the engineers in the experimental aerodynamics group.
  • Contributing to the overall direction and strategy of the Aerodynamics Department as part of the departmental management team.

Candidate profile:

  • Are working / have worked at a senior engineer position in aerodynamics (e.g. Group Leader in a motorsport or aerospace setting).
  • Have a broad overview of experimental techniques and wind tunnel testing.
  • Enjoy using your attention to detail to understand and solve technical problems.
  • Have shown you can find and implement new and novel solutions on time.
  • Relish collaborating across functions in a team environment, employing an open and honest communication style.
  • Have experience in mentoring highly skilled engineers.
  • Are passionate about your work, comfortable under pressure and resilient.

Cost Engineer (FTC) (Ref REQ-190281)

Closing Date: 24/02/2020 23:59:59

Job Description

We have exciting opportunities for Cost / Production Engineers within our Engineering Efficiency Department. The successful candidates will be responsible for providing cost and Production Engineering expertise to our engineering departments in the Design Office (Mechanical or Composite Engineer, depending on experience).


The Role:

  • Supporting the Engineering Team providing a cost estimate function in a timely fashion at all stages of the design process.
  • Conducting Value Engineering / Value Analysis exercises at assembly level with the objective of removing waste, reducing cost and lead time.
  • Provide Production Engineering support to the Engineering Team, driving design for manufacture, cost reduction and a smooth transition to operations.
  • Identify new or existing technology enabling us to drive new process to reduce cost.
  • Collaborate with the supply chain to identify opportunities to reduce lead time and cost.

Candidate Profile:

We are looking for self-motivated, team players who are passionate about working for our team and have a winning mindset. The ideal candidates should have:

  • An Engineering Degree (2.1 minimum), with specialisation in Mechanical, Composites or Project Management from the Automotive or Aerospace industry.
  • Mechanical or Composites Production Engineering experience in a relevant industry.
  • Good communication and negotiation skills with the ability to build relationships.
  • A demonstrable ability to collate cost estimates at component and project level in good time.
  • The ability to analyse, interpret and present data to all levels in the business.
  • Influencing skills, helping to direct design decisions.
  • Experience of using modern CAD systems.
  • Experience of applying Lean practices.
  • Inquisitive and able to challenge the status quo.

We’re looking for someone who can become embedded in our Design office, who can work independently with minimal supervision. If this sounds like you, please apply using the buttons below.

Benefits:

In return for your work and commitment, we offer a competitive package including bonus, life assurance, private medical cover, 25 days holidays, subsidised restaurant and on-site gym facilities.

Partner Executive (Ref REQ-200018)

Closing Date: 01.03.2020

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Partner Executive (Ref REQ-200018)

Closing Date: 01/03/2020 23:59:59

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Partner Executive to join the Marketing Operations Department.

 

As Partner Executive you will be responsible for the on-going management of Partner relationships and activation for some of Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team’s prestigious partnerships. Within the Partner Services team you will work closely with our Partner’s, ensuring that their marketing objectives are maximized and their contractual rights are fully leveraged by delivering a range of marketing, activation, PR and digital projects.

 

Key responsibilities:

  • Daily management of partnership activities, as the principle contact both internally and within the allocated partner organisations
  • Work closely with partners and senior members of the Partner Services team to define business and communications objectives and ensure partnership objectives are met
  • Build and maintain relationships with the appropriate stakeholders globally
  • Work with internal teams and partners to plan, develop and manage creative and dynamic ideas and proposals relevant to partnerships
  • Management of PR, digital and marketing focused projects
  • Ensure activation is delivered to a high standard and adheres to the Mercedes-Benz brand 
  • Provide support for Partner Services colleagues as required and be able to work closely with a range of internal departments, external agencies and partner stakeholders at multiple levels

 

Candidate Profile:

 The successful candidate will ideally have a proven competence of working in a similar fast-paced environment, with an understanding of core business, marketing and sponsorship principles. You will demonstrate first-class organisational and time management skills and sound attention to detail. In addition, the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate creativity within budgetary constraints. Flexibility in hours and approach is required in order to complete operational duties and the role will require travel. You will be fluent in English and other languages (e.g. German) would be an advantage.

 

Benefits:

We demand the best from our people.  So it’s only right we reward them with the best benefits.  That’s why we offer a competitive package, including: a generous bonus, life assurance, private medical cover, Mercedes company car lease scheme, 25 days holiday, on-site gym and subsidised restaurant facilities.

Graphics Technician (Ref REQ-200044)

Closing Date: 26/02/2020 23:59:59

Job Description

A new vacancy has arisen for a Graphics Technician reporting to the Graphics Team Leader.

The successful candidate will assist the Graphics department with Manufacture, fitting and wrapping of vinyls for all internal and external customers.​

Key Accountabilities / Duties include:

  • To fit vinyl graphics.
  • To apply full vehicle wraps.
  • To manufacture vinyl graphics.
  • Manufacture and apply paint masks.
  • Visit external customers to fit graphics.​
  • Travel abroad if required.

Candidate Profile:

  • Proven hands on experience of all varieties of vinyl's, graphics and digitally printed media.
  • In depth knowledge on Vinyl installation processes, time-frames and potential issues.
  • Extensive vehicle vinyl wrapping experience.
  • Excellent attention to detail and able to follow a given brief.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to work under own initiative and part of a team.
  • Full driving license.

Flexibility in hours and a can-do approach is required, along with the ability to learn and work in a team, under high pressure and to strict deadlines with minimal supervision.

Benefits:

We demand the best from our people. So it’s only right we reward them with the best benefits. That’s why we offer a competitive package, including: life assurance, private medical cover,  25 days holiday, on-site gym, and subsidised restaurant facilities.

Indirect Buyer (Ref REQ-200051)

Closing Date: 28.02.2020

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Indirect Buyer (Ref REQ-200051)

Closing Date: 28/02/2020 23:59:59

Job Description

A vacancy has arisen for a Indirect Buyer within the Purchasing department.

You will work with various stakeholders across the business to expand the scale and scope of indirect purchasing activities. Maximising value for money and ensuring professional process and control of expenditure.

Participating in purchasing activities in line with company policy including:

  • Provide guidance and assistance to stakeholders in all aspects of purchasing.
  • Ensure that all purchasing is in compliance with the company’s policies and procedures.
  • Prepare commercial specifications for request for proposals, including (with support on Legal dept.) terms and conditions and evaluation criteria.
  • Request competitive quotations and negotiate best value with Suppliers for indirect goods and services.
  • Solicit information regarding a variety of purchases by telephone, interview or written requests ensuring cost effectiveness commensurate with quality.
  • Keep apprised of economic / business situations as they affect purchasing strategy; make recommendations to stakeholders to adequately meet those changing conditions.
  • Review tenders and purchase award documentation with respect to quality, suitability, delivery and pricing.
  • Responsible for awarding contracts and purchase orders with consensus from the respective stakeholders.
  • Recommend achievable changes to related company practices; interpret policies and procedures to stakeholders in their need to purchase goods and services.
  • Analyse current procurement activities and recommend improvement through more efficient procurement methods, quantity discounts, standardisation, value analysis and cooperative purchasing.
  • Prepare and maintains accurate records and documentation on all request for quotes, responses, purchases, contracts, correspondence and related follow up.
  • Meet with stakeholders and suppliers to discuss the purchase of goods or services and determine best value.
  • Proactively liaise between suppliers and stakeholders to resolve purchasing supply issues, ensuring an accurate and timely provision of information and supply.
  • Expedite outstanding purchase orders to ensure delivery requirements are met and update delivery status accordingly.
  • For key Suppliers promote and develop contact and liaison with them and stakeholders.
  • Interview current suppliers to improve levels of service and new suppliers to develop and establish new sources of supply.
  • Collect and report statistics to measure commodity and/or supplier performance.
  • Evaluate and monitor contracts to be sure that suppliers comply with the terms and conditions of the contract and to determine the need for relevant contract changes.
  • Coordinate and resolve contractual problems/queries with stakeholders and suppliers.
  • Assist in resolving Accounts Payable invoice discrepancies and variances.
  • Accurately maintain the purchasing databases to a high standard.
  • Perform other related duties such as special assignments and annual major objectives as required.

Candidate Profile:

The successful candidate will ideally be degree educated, MCIPS and possess SAP and Indirect purchasing experience with good stakeholder management experience and capability.

In addition to this, the successful candidate will be committed, motivated and self disciplined in their work.

Flexibility in hours and approach is required, along with appropriate supportive team behaviours, and abilities to work with minimal supervision to tight deadlines in a high throughput environment.

Benefits:

We demand the best from our people. So, it’s only right we reward them with the best benefits.  That’s why we offer a competitive package, including: a generous bonus, life assurance, private medical cover, Mercedes company car lease scheme, 25 days holiday, on-site gym and subsidised restaurant facilities.