Programme Management Graduate Scheme

At Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains we offer a 2 year Programme Management Graduate Scheme which will tap into your passion and determination to win, giving you a real opportunity to contribute to our success story.

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Job no: 493761
Work type: Student
Location: Brixworth
Department: Human Resources

In Programme Management we ensure complex projects are project managed through a number of technical, and sometimes unpredictable, stages to tight deadlines. We sit at the heart of Mercedes AMG HPP and are responsible for the delivery of Championship-Winning Formula 1, and Formula E parts, services and programmes, by facilitating the interaction between Engineering, Supply Chain, and Manufacturing to the race track. In addition to Formula 1, we are also leading the transfer of state-of-the-art Formula 1 technology into the revolutionary Mercedes AMG Road Car “Project One”.

During your time on the scheme you will gain a solid understanding of the concepts, and processes, used in fast moving, dynamic race and automotive programmes, and you will develop your existing skills utilising our bespoke product lifecycle software as well as Catia/ LCA and Microsoft applications. As a team we pride ourselves on challenging and developing our graduates with a 2 year rotation plan which will provide exposure to a variety of departments, including some or all of the following; 

  • Programme Management Hardware Coordination; ensure the timely delivery of approved Power Unit hardware to external events including; Virtual Track Test, Track Test or Race, following an associated hardware usage strategy
  • Programme Management Material Planning; provide forecasting to enable Engineering to overcome their challenges, and support the material/component supply and specification change throughout the Power Unit production life cycle
  • Purchasing & Manufacturing; ensure the continuous development and management of our world class Formula 1 and Project One supply chain.
  • Test Operations; provide component, sub-assembly and full engine testing services to support development programmes including V6, ERS, AMG and Single Cylinder

What can we offer you?

We offer our Programme Management Graduates the opportunity to work in a state of the art Technology centre, being involved in exciting technological challenges alongside some of the industry’s best engineers. Ultimately, you will be given the opportunity to fast track your career and develop into a technical Programme Manager or to a wider Operations Management role.

Our benefits package includes:

  • A salary of £33,000pa
  • Performance bonus
  • Collective bonus
  • 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 
  • A proven academic background having achieved a 2.1 degree or above in a relevant Engineering, Science or Technology subject
  • A strong academic background in relevant A Level disciplines, for example Business Studies, Economics, Maths or Sciences, (or equivalent qualification)
  • Previous experience using Catia or Autocad software would be desirable
  • The desire and enthusiasm to deliver innovative solutions as most of the problems we solve are not run of the mill
  • The courage to challenge, backed by a methodical, professional and conscientious approach
  • The ability to work using your own initiative and take accountability
  • A natural communication style that is adaptable to your audience
  • A willingness to go the extra mile to help the team succeed

What to do next:

  • 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 on Monday 7th 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.

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