Health and Safety 12 month Placement Scheme

Do you want a career with a company where the boundaries of creativity and technical capabilities are relentlessly tested? Where your passion and involvement with the processes surrounding new technology and bespoke materials can ensure the quality and safety of our teams whilst enabling us to stay ahead on the Formula 1 race track and the road?

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Job no: 493753
Work type: Student
Location: Brixworth
Department: Facilities

At Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains we are responsible for the design, manufacture, testing and racing of the World Championship winning Formula 1 hybrid power units used by the Mercedes AMG PETRONAS Formula 1 team. We are also proud to supply power units to the Racing Point, ROKiT Williams Racing. As a team we pride ourselves on challenging and developing our placement students, providing exposure across a range of exciting and challenging projects spanning Formula 1, Project ONE and Formula E.

As a team we are responsible for supporting the whole business, ensuring our documented management system effectively captures how we do business in a safe yet dynamic and flexible manner to win safely.  We’re responsible for the maintenance and achievement of our four ISO registrations in Quality, Health and Safety, Environment and Energy.  It’s up to us to be the ‘danger experts’, always reviewing the latest and greatest technology to keep our people safe and enable them to succeed.

What can we offer you?

We can offer you the opportunity to work and learn within a small team, spanning all areas and a multitude of processes across the company.  You will have ownership of the Integrated Management System (IMS) ensuring it reflects actual process and remains relevant and adds value to each area.  You will champion specific health, safety and environmental research, providing advice within projects regarding products, process and facility. You will assist the department and Senior Management Team with the collation of data which will be centric to project delivery and company achievement to target.

Our benefits package includes;

  • A salary of £18,500pa
  • Collective bonus
  • Company lease car scheme
  • 36 days annual leave
  • Access to a generous pension scheme
  • Onsite Gym
  • A variety of other benefits and staff discounts

What development can you expect?

As a team we pride ourselves on sharing knowledge and developing our interns supported by our mentoring program. You will have exposure to all departments and areas within the business.  You will be expected to troubleshoot, propose and deliver appropriate, value added and safe solutions within demanding deadlines. You will be expected to keep abreast of changes in legislation and the ISO standards to which the Company is registered, ensuring our compliance, and attend and contribute appropriately to safety meetings, both within the Company and those held with Safety Professionals from the UK based F1 Teams.

What are we looking for?

  • A proven academic record with expected 2:1 or above in a relevant degree, for example, Environmental Sciences/ Geography/ Engineering/ Industrial Systems/ Manufacturing, ensuring inclusion of Quality, Health and Safety and Environmental modules or alternatively you have a strong occupational health / risk background through a social sciences degree
  • You will have a collaborative style, which will enable you to effectively challenge convention, offering solutions that are resourceful and appropriate.
  • You will understand the necessity of the IMS and pride yourself on the projects you deliver, ensuring that every detail is considered and presented in a methodical, conscientious and professional manner.
  • You will be team orientated, organised with the ability to deliver within strict deadlines.
  • You will be enthusiastic, with a genuine passion for what we do.
  • People who are willing to go the extra mile to help the team succeed.

The application process:

  • Submit your on-line application, CV and covering letter
  • Complete on-line psychometric testing 
  • 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 in August/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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