Trackside Power Unit Engineer - Young Driver Test

Mercedes AMG HPP are seeking an exceptional Trackside Power Unit Engineer - Young Driver Test to join our world championship winning team at Brixworth. The purpose of the role is to be responsible for ensuring the PU is operated within the defined envelope for the Power Unit’s trackside life; this involves working closely with the chassis partner to plan and manage the Power Unit within proven out limits and damage allocation, while providing the maximum performance available, away from the track, this position will work closely with the factory to confirm the Power Unit’s health in preparation for following events, attend all demonstration events and operate the Power Unit within reliability limits, support the Team with pre-event preparation such as the Driver-in-the-Loop simulator, monitor and call PU Safety State, provide detailed feedback to the Performance, Validation and Product Engineering teams to confirm the Power Unit is operating within its designated envelope and have the ability to diagnose issues when required, support the performance and usage decisions for a Power Unit by providing data analysis and reports and be an acknowledged expert in trackside Power Unit operation.

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Job no: 493585
Work type: Permanent
Location: Brixworth
Department: Product Validaton

Be skilled at…

  • Understanding and applying Engineering principles
  • Making decisions accurately and quickly based on data review
  • Technical trouble shooting

Have experience of…

  • Trackside environment
  • Running high performance engines and hybrid systems
  • Taking full ownership of the management of Power unit calibration
  • Atlas and System Monitor

Demonstrate knowledge of…

  • Understanding of the operation of the full Power Unit Systems and their interaction with the vehicles.
  • Performance and simulation analysis tools

Hold these qualifications…

  • Degree with 2:1 classification or above in a relevant Engineering subject (Mechanical, Electrical, Physics)


  •  Flexible with working hours to attend events around the world
  • Excellent team player
  • Data driven with high attention to detail
  • Disciplined and rigorous with procedures

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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