Mechanical Engineer

This vacancy is for an experience Mechanical Engineer, with a proven history of component design rather than a recent graduate. Purpose of the role is to… • Be the Mercedes HPP specialist for key components / systems on the Power Unit • Deliver engineering excellence from concept, through prove-out, to race introduction, working closely with other departments to ensure right first time, every time.

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Job no: 497755
Work type: Permanent
Location: Brixworth
Department: Mechanical Engineering (Div)


Be skilled at…

  • Engineering solutions considering material selection, manufacturability, heat treatment & other process requirements, surface finish requirements, geometrical tolerancing & control over critical features
  • Thriving under pressure and relishing a challenge
  • Innovating, and delivering, solutions to difficult problems
  • Be experience in 3D CAD design software (preferably NX), and key simulation/analysis packages

Have experience of…

  • 3D CAD design software (preferably NX), and key simulation/analysis packages
  • Designing highly loaded mechanical components & system
  • Operating in an engineering led, challenging, mechanical engineering position

Demonstrate knowledge of…

  • Internal combustion engines, their systems & energy recovery systems (across a broad spectrum)

Hold these qualifications…

  • 2:1 degree (minimum) in Mechanical Engineering, or a similar discipline


  • Passionate about engineering
  • Creative, innovative and curious
  • Committed to delivering to the highest standards
  • Autonomous, taking ownership and responsibility
  • Dedicated to relentlessly pursuing perfection


Success in this role will be if you… (deliverables)

  • Convert your creative, innovative ideas into hardware that will make a difference at the race track, within weeks of being conceived
  • Create and validate novel engineering design solutions, supported by right first time principles and analysis, that meet demanding performance and cost targets
  • Create robust and versatile models to demonstrate concepts, in both solids and surfaces, with engineering drawings to complement design release
  • Technically develop Power Unit components and systems
  • Solve complex problems and analyse failures
  • Write test requests, review results, and write technical reports
  • Build strong inter-departmental working relationships - teamwork is critical to our success
  • Champion best practices & procedures
  • Liaise with internal and external suppliers as an integral part of a successful engineering journey


  • 36 days holiday (we work bank holidays)
  • 10% company contribution to pension, rising with service to maximum 15%
  • Personal bonus
  • Company collective bonus
  • Reduced cost Mercedes lease scheme
  • Mercedes share scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Private medical scheme
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Various company discounts

We recognise that the ideal candidate for this role may not meet every requirement in this advert and understand that some applicants are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification.  Here at Mercedes AMG HPP our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring are critical to our success. HPP does not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or group or class protected by any local law and we encourage applications from any background.

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