Lap Simulation Engineering Graduate

Lap Simulation Engineering Graduate Scheme: At Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains we offer a 2 year Lap Simulation Engineering Programme which will tap into your passion and determination to win, giving you a real opportunity to contribute to our success story and own your tenth of a second. You will take ownership for simulating and optimising innovative engineering solutions that can go from concept to race track, sometimes in a matter of days. You will be an integral part of our Engineering Team, using strong first principles to overcome challenges throughout the Power Unit’s lifecycle.

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Job no: 497321
Work type: Student, Fixed Term Contract
Location: Brixworth
Department: Laptime Simulation & Analysis (Div)

As a team, we pride ourselves on challenging and developing our graduates with a rotation plan that will provide exposure to a breadth of engineering across a range of exciting and challenging Formula 1 projects. During your time on the Graduate scheme, dependent on your skills, you may have time in some of the following departments;

  • Calibration and Controls; Define and deliver calibration and control system innovations that optimise energy flows to achieve the fastest Qualifying & Race laps and deliver outstanding drivability.
  • Mechatronics and Chassis Engineering; helping simulate and design new concepts for our ERS and chassis integration.


What can we offer you?

We offer the opportunity to work in a state of the art Technology centre, being involved in exciting technological challenges alongside some of the world’s best engineers. You will get the opportunity to engineer solutions in world class facilities and, having been thoroughly proven at our Technology Centre. You will also have the opportunity to work towards chartered status with the IET and will be assigned a personal mentor who will support you throughout. 

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
  • Onsite Gym
  • 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
  • You’ll have a 2.1 degree, or above, in a numeric discipline such as Systems Engineering, Control Engineering, Electronics, Mathematics or a related degree, with strong grounding in maths and modelling.
  • A strong academic background in relevant A Level, or equivalent disciplines, for example maths or sciences 
  • An excellent understanding of engineering first principles.
  • Good programming skills in a language such as Python, Matlab, C++ or similar.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-motivation, adaptability and creativity
  • The courage to challenge and desire to be challenged, to expand your technical knowledge and skills


The application process:

  • 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 onsite
  • If successful your scheme will start on Monday 4th September 2023


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 bear with us. Please be advised that we are unable to provide detailed feedback to applicants, apologies for any inconvenience.

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