CNC Machinist/Programmer (Early/Late Shift) (Ref REQ-220561)

Closing Date: 18/12/2022 23:59:59

Job Description

At the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team, a group of passionate and determined people work to design, develop, manufacture and race the cars driven by seven-time World Champion Lewis Hamilton and rising star George Russell.

The Team has set a new benchmark for Formula One success during the sport’s current Hybrid era, winning consecutive Drivers’ and Constructors’ World Championships in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020, and the Constructors’ Championship in 2021.

Reporting to a Machine Shop Shift Team Leader, the CNC Machinist / Programmer will be responsible for setting and operating Matsuura MAM 5 axis machining centres, whilst using NX CAM to create CNC programmes alongside our dedicated CAM Programmers to troubleshoot and optimise CNC code, to produce precision machined components for our F1 race car and customer programmes.

This role will be working within the Main Machine Shop on a rotating early/late shift.

The Role

As our CNC Machinist/Programmer your responsibilities will include:

  • Setting and operating Matsuura 5 axis machining centres to achieve maximum efficiency and the highest quality standards for the manufacture of precision engineered metallic components.

  • Use of Siemens NX CAM software to create CNC programmes alongside our dedicated CAM Programmers for high complexity components, with a focus on CNC code optimisation and troubleshooting.

  • Providing clear, effective communication across all shifts.

  • Maximising throughput and overall machine tool efficiency.

  • Ensuring that appropriate process and procedures are adhered to throughout manufacture in order to maintain high quality.

  • Dynamic and capable meeting challenging deadlines within a fast paced environment.

  • Must possess a continuous improvement mind-set and be able to create a positive profile for themselves and the department.

What we are looking for:

Having served a recognised apprenticeship and holding the relevant qualifications, the successful candidate will ideally have previous experience of CAD/CAM software, with a proven background of programming and operating 5 axis machine tools, for the manufacture of precision components within a quality focussed, fast paced environment.

You will possess effective communication skills and will have the ability to remain focused and objective under pressure. You will be able to demonstrate a process mind-set with the capability for logically solving complex problems.  Resilient and professional with a belief in the concept of Continuous Improvement.  Energetic with a strong work ethic and customer focus.

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

What do we offer:

At the heart of our performance are our people. Every member of our team has a voice and plays their part in contributing to our successes on and off the racetrack.

We take pride in creating an innovative, collaborative and high-performance culture where all of our team members are respected, empowered and valued.

Through our Accelerate 25 programme, we are continuously working to make our team even more diverse and inclusive. We welcome applications from all and are committed to attracting, recruiting and retaining the most talented individuals.

Our riverside campus is powered by 100% renewably sourced energy and features an on-site gym and exercise studio, subsidised restaurant and on-site parking with EV chargers available.

We offer a competitive and attractive package of benefits including a generous bonus scheme, Mercedes car lease scheme, private medical cover, life assurance and 25 days holiday. We pride ourselves on our family-friendly environment and employee well-being programme.