Graduate Opportunity

Electronics Engineering Graduate Scheme

September 2019 Start

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As a team we pride ourselves on challenging and developing our graduates with a rotation plan which will provide exposure to a breadth of engineering within Formula 1. In addition to this, we are also leading the transfer of state-of-the-art Formula 1 technology into the revolutionary Mercedes AMG Road Car “Project One”. To do this, dependant on your background and qualifications, we offer time spent in the following areas;

  • Performance and Controls Software; work on the control of the Hybrid Power Unit - from low level embedded software development through to higher level control architecture and hybrid system arbitration
  • Electronics Product Engineering; work on the component and system design of the Hybrid Power Unit. You will experience a wide range of electronic technologies from high speed digital to high voltage engineering, owning the design, development, manufacture and testing of complex, high technology products
  • Test Systems; experience how we mimic the environment of the race track and the road, and test the capability of the component, sub-assembly or full engine to support in the development

What Do 37 Million F1 Ignitions Look Like?

In part one of the #Halfway2Impossible series, we discover the team at Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains (HPP) have tackled the challenges of intense pressure and searing heat within the Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) to unleash unprecedented levels of efficiency from the Mercedes-Benz F1 Power Unit!

What can we offer you?

We offer the opportunity to work in a state of the art Research and Development centre, being involved in exciting technological challenges alongside some of Formula 1’s best engineers. You will get the opportunity to engineer solutions in world class facilities and, having been thoroughly proven at our Technology Centre, see your ideas raced in F1. You will also have the opportunity to work towards chartered status with the IMechE via our MPDS registered scheme and will be assigned a personal mentor who will support you throughout.

Our benefits package includes:

  • A salary of £33,000 pa
  • Performance bonus
  • Podium bonus based on F1 results
  • Company lease car scheme
  • 36 days' annual leave
  • Access to private healthcare and 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 have a 2.1 degree, or above, in a relevant Electrical / Electronics Engineering / Software Engineering or related degree.
  • A strong academic background in relevant A Level, or equivalent disciplines, for example Maths or Sciences.
  • An excellent understanding of engineering first principles.
  • Practical, “hands-on” experience to complement your academic studies.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Self-motivation, adaptability and creativity.
  • The courage to challenge and desire to be challenged, to expand your technical knowledge and skills.

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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • £33,000 + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • Brixworth (Northamptonshire)
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Software

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