System Engineer (Factory)

Mercedes AMG HPP are seeking an exceptional Systems Engineer (Factory) to join our world championship winning team at Brixworth. The purpose of the role is to be the acknowledged expert at running PUs in the factory.

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Job no: 493570
Work type: Permanent
Location: Brixworth
Department: Product Validaton

Role Specific Accountabilities:

Develop a meticulous understanding of the F1 car environment that the PU experiences and the challenges of the Grand Prix weekends that make up a FIA world championship. Be part of the team that drives forward a factory based facility that tests the PU in an environment that mimics the most extreme F1 car conditions prior to the start of a championship.

Be in the driving seat of our factory test facilities and execute the test run plans required to ensure all power unit running modes, service schedules and race weekend processes are validated in the factory facilities ahead of the championship.

Continually develop test processes through the year, pushing the PU operational limits to ensure all available PU performance is successfully validated and available for use during the race weekend. 

Combine all of the above to become an acknowledged PU expert with excellent opportunities to run engines in the Dyno’s at factory or become responsible for running the PU trackside at World Championship events.


Knowledge, skills and experience required:


Good awareness across all areas of Power Train & Hybrid System architecture

Familiarity with dyno running and operation

Strong attention to detail

Excellent in data analysis and prognosis

Ability to develop and create new analysis methods 


Previous experience in running high performance engines and hybrid systems




Degree with 2:1 classification or above in a relevant engineering subject (Eg Mechanical Engineering, Physics etc)     


A post graduate qualification in a relevant engineering subject (Masters, PhD etc)


Personal Competencies

  • Decisive thinker – Demonstrates the ability to analyse and understand data and information quickly. Uses information, insights and knowledge in a structured way to identify options, make recommendations and make robust defendable decisions.
  • Driven to deliver – Demonstrates determination, resourcefulness and purpose to deliver the best for the organisation.
  • Curious – Is future focussed, inquisitive and open minded; seeks out evolving and innovative ways to add value to the organisation.
  • Self-Motivated – Have clarity on a clear development path, forthright with ideas which can then be applied with rigorous enthusiasm
  • Motivating others – Creates a climate in which people want to do their best; pushes tasks and decisions down; empowers others; invites input from each person and shares ownership and visibility

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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