At Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains we offer a 12 month Manufacturing Engineering Placement programme which will tap into your passion and determination to win, giving you a real opportunity to contribute to our success story. In Manufacturing we face the challenge of turning engineering designs into precision components in a fast paced environment. Our varied responsibilities include investigating new equipment, and processes, to refining existing production methods to improve quality, capacity or to reduce cost.
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As a Manufacturing Engineering Placement Student you’ll have the opportunity to experience the manufacturing cycle from concept (design) to manufacturing. You will be challenged to provide innovative solutions to real engineering issues we face on the track and you will develop a broader knowledge of manufacturing and quality principles, all whilst working on real engines components within tight deadlines.
As a team we pride ourselves on challenging and developing our Placement Students 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 and Formula E technology into the revolutionary Mercedes AMG Road Car “Project One”. To do this you will have the following:
The autonomy to actively contribute to your team, suggesting new methods of working, challenging existing methods if other options are available.
The opportunity to utilise your Catia skills, working with our designs and drawings.
Time working with our highly skilled engineers to create solutions in order to deliver our F1, Formula E and Automotive powertrains.
Access to the latest technology that will stretch your capability, knowledge and skills.
What can we offer you?
We offer the opportunity to work in a state of the art Technology Centre, being involved in exciting technological challenges alongside some of Formula 1’s best engineers. You will get the opportunity to engineer solutions from a clean sheet, in world class facilities.
A salary of £18,500pa
Company lease car scheme
36 days annual leave
Access to a 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 be on track to achieve a 2.1 degree or above in a relevant engineering subject
An excellent understanding of engineering first principles
Previous experience working with Catia would be desirable
Practical, “hands-on” experience to complement your academic studies
A team player, able to build relationships across manufacturing and the wider business
A flexible and adaptable approach which will enable you to develop your skills
An open and innovative mind, as most of the problems we solve are not run of the mill
The courage to challenge and desire to be challenged, to expand your technical knowledge and skills with a focus on continuous improvement.
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.