Supplier Technical Assistance (Electrical) Graduate Scheme

At Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains we offer a 2 year Graduate Programme which will tap into your passion and determination to win, giving you a real opportunity to contribute to our success story. In Supplier Technical Assistance we work collaboratively across the business to enable the pace of technology development by creating a dynamic and responsive external supply chain. The team is responsible for ensuring that quality assured parts are delivered from our external suppliers on time, to specification and to the required quantities in order to meet business’s evolving needs.

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Job no: 494300
Work type: Student
Location: Brixworth
Department: Human Resources (Div)

As a team we pride ourselves on challenging and developing our Graduates with a scheme which will provide exposure to Formula 1 and Formula E. In addition to this, we are also leading the transfer of state-of-the-art Formula 1 technology into a number of automotive related projects where the focus is in electrification and hybridisation. To do this you will;

  • Work closely with Purchasing and Engineering to identify and select the most capable and efficient suppliers
  • Support Engineering, Purchasing and external suppliers to resolve technical challenges and assure part conformance to drawings, specifications and requirements
  • Determine supplier capability and capacity, and provide technical support to achieve supplier readiness
  • Engage with the part design process to ensure that Engineers are aware of quality history and known supplier challenges and provide effective design for manufacture capability and cost optimisation
  • Champion process improvements with suppliers to optimise their technical capability to manufacture to our requirements
  • Ensure alignment to programme deliverables to support on-time, parts-in-stores delivery dates

What can we offer you?

We can offer you the opportunity to work in a state of the art Research and Development environment and, supported by a wealth of expertise, you will take on the challenges faced when delivering championship-winning Formula 1 and high specification Automotive parts, services and programmes. This is a fantastic opportunity to start your career in Formula 1 and to develop into a wider operations management role, all whilst being supported by our mentoring programme.

Our benefits package includes:

  • A salary of £33,000pa
  • Performance bonus
  • Podium bonus based on F1 results
  • 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 2.1 degree, or above, in a relevant Electronics/ Electrical/ Automotive Electronics/ Motorsport Electronics or related degree.
  • A strong academic background in relevant A-Level, or equivalent disciplines, for example maths or sciences
  • An excellent understanding of electronic system engineering principles coupled with excellent fault finding & diagnostic skills and experience in analysing & understanding complex data.
  • Have a strong understanding of automotive battery technology and hybrid/electric drive systems.
  • Practical, “hands-on” experience to complement your academic studies
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-motivation, adaptability and creativity
  • The courage to challenge and desire to be challenged, to expand your technical knowledge and skills

What to do next:

  • Submit your on-line application and CV
  • Complete on-line psychometric testing following a successful application
  • Finally, if you achieve the pass mark required, you will be invited to attend an online interview which will take place between January 2021 – February 2021
  • If successful your scheme will start on Monday 6th September 2021

All hiring will be complete by the end of February 2021. Thank you for your patience while we consider your application.

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