Composite Fitter (Ref REQ-220495)

Closing Date: 25/08/2022 23:59:59

Job Description

Mercedes AMG Petronas is a world leading sports team.  As serial World Champions, we exist to raise the bar in an ever-competitive F1 World Championship.  Our mission is to win sustainably on track, creating the very best for each other and our fans.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Trimmer to join the Composite Assembly department.  This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a core department in assembling high quality carbon components for our F1 racing car in the most efficient, cost-effective manner.

This is a unique opportunity to join a fantastic team. You can share our passion and hunger for competition whilst staying true to our values, in addition to enjoying an innovative environment where collaboration and teamwork is key.

Key responsibilities of the role:

  • Trim, fit and bond carbon fibre components as specified in engineering drawings and build instructions

  • Assembling moulds, jigs, and fixtures

  • Structural bonding of components to company specifications

  • Ability to deal with technical challenges and solve problems as they arise

  • Responsible for maintaining the highest quality standards on all manufactured composites components to defined standards

  • Proactively contribute to the improvement of quality and efficiency

  • Working to challenging and demanding lead times

  • Assisting other areas of the department as required

The successful candidate will display the following attributes:

  • Ability to demonstrate significant previous experience of trimming/fitting a broad range of composite materials in Motorsport / F1

  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal, always remaining respectful

  • A methodical and thorough approach to the work with excellent attention to detail

  • Be self-motivated and can motivate and influence others

  • Work as part of a team in an ever-demanding environment

  • A positive attitude and enthusiasm to develop and maintain good working relationships with colleagues

  • Work well under pressure to meet demanding deadlines

  • Able to work with minimal supervision

  • A can-do attitude and a willingness to be flexible

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.