At Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains we offer a 12 month Placement programme which will tap into your passion and determination to win, giving you a real opportunity to contribute to our success story. In Supplier Technical Assistance we work collaboratively across the business to enable the pace of technology development by creating a dynamic and responsive external supply chain. The team is responsible for ensuring that quality assured parts are delivered from our external suppliers on time, to specification and to the required quantities in order to meet the business’s evolving needs.
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In part four of the #Halfway2Impossible series, we discover how the team at Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains (HPP) manages the complex interactions and energy flows between the Hybrid ERS (Energy Recovery Systems) and Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) at the heart of the Mercedes-Benz F1 Power Unit!
As a team we pride ourselves on challenging and developing our Graduates with a scheme which will provide exposure to Formula 1, Formula E and also to the revolutionary Mercedes AMG Road Car “Project One”.
To do this you will:
Support Engineering, Purchasing and external suppliers to resolve technical challenges and assure part conformance to drawings, specifications and requirements.
Engage with the part design process to ensure that engineers are aware of quality history and known supplier challenges and provide effective design for manufacture capability and cost optimisation.
Determine supplier capability and capacity, and provide technical support to achieve supplier readiness
Work closely with Purchasing and Engineering to maintain relationships with our most capable and efficient suppliers
Champion process improvements with suppliers to optimise their technical capability to manufacture to our requirements.
Ensure alignment to programme deliverables to support on-time, parts-in-stores delivery dates
Deliver quality based statistics to help monitor the performance of the team and suppliers.
What can we offer you?
We can offer you the opportunity to work in a state of the art Technology Centre. Supported by a wealth of expertise, you will take on the challenges faced when delivering championship-winning Formula 1, Formula E and high performance Automotive parts, services and programmes. This is a fantastic opportunity to start your career in Formula 1 whilst enhancing your knowledge base and skillset, supplementing your current degree learning.
Our benefits package includes:
A salary of £18,500pa
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
Enrolled on a relevant Mechanical / Automotive / Mechatronics / Motorsport / Aeronautical Engineering or related degree e.g. Maths / Sciences, and on course for a 2:1 degree or higher.
A strong academic background in relevant A-Levels (Maths / Sciences) or equivalent disciplines
An excellent understanding of engineering first principles
Practical “hands-on” experience to complement your academic studies
Excellent communication skills
Self-motivation, adaptability and creativity
Courage to challenge and desire to be challenged, to expand your technical knowledge and skills.
The application process:
Submit your on-line application, CV and covering letter
Your application will be screened by HR and the hiring manager
If successful you will be invited to attend an assessment centre. Assessment centre’s will take place between November 2019 – March 2020.
If successful your scheme will start in August/September 2020.
Please note, due to the volume of applications we receive, there may be periods of time during the process where you don’t hear anything from us. Don’t worry! We will advise you of the outcome of your application regardless of the result so please bare with us. Please be advised that we are unable to provide detailed feedback to applicants, apologies for any inconvenience.