Trackside Mechanic

Mercedes AMG HPP are seeking an exceptional trackside Mechanic (Power unit) to join our world championship winning team at Brixworth. Responsible for Completion of mechanical or electrical operations at the track to produce or maintain components or assemblies in a Safe manner, to the determined quality standard, consistent with prevailing processes or standard operating procedures applicable at the time.

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Job no: 492330
Work type: Permanent
Location: Both Brixworth & trackside, Trackside
Department: Engine Build

To Be successful in this role you...

  • Set up and operate garage workspace and equipment
  •  Prepare Powerunit checklists ready for use
  •  Dress Powerunit for chassis installation (e.g. exhausts, hydraulics)
  •  Prepare oils and fluids for use
  •  Prepare Powerunit for installation in chassis (Safety check ESS, Condition, Fill and Bleed water and oil systems   as per process defined)
  •  Act on updates given via programme managers
  •  Ensure accurate data is entered for product traceability (e.g. Serialisation and Cleco)
  •  Support the fire up of engines at the request of the team and release and manage engine cooling / status
  •  Routinely liaise with PU engineers and PM’s
  •  Drain and weigh fluids post use and complete all service activities detailed on the active job lists
  •  Support Grid Operation (pneumatic charges, Fan cooling etc..)
  •  Highlight Faults and issues as they arise and report through relevant business system
  •  Attending F1 races and tests
  •  Supporting factory fire-ups, Aero tests and Promotional events as required
  •  Support departmental Quality and Continuous Improvement initiatives.
  •  At Factory support PU turnaround activities on both product and services to support on-going events (e.g. Calibration, Spares replenishment etc.)

Have experience of…

  • Previous Trackside experience within a similar engine operation related role

Demonstrate knowledge of…   

  • KERs System installation, Servicing, safety checking and preparation for use

 Hold these qualifications…

  • Mechanical/Electrical Engineering Apprenticeship or similar


  • A Team Player
  • Flexible to type of work and working hours
  • Able to demonstrate a can do attitude under pressure
  • Able to Maintain an ability to stay calm under pressure 
  • Able to Demonstrate confidence and unquestioned ability to perform the tasks requested
  • Precise and accurate
  • Able to demonstrate Ability to manage own time and activities
  • Quick to learn and adapt
  • Able to communicate across team and upwards
  • Disciplined

In return you’ll get the chance to be part of a team with some of the best in the world, at a state of the art facility, with a very real chance to make history.

We look forward to meeting you!

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