Facilities Engineering (Electrical) 12 month Placement Scheme at Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains Ltd

Duration
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Application Deadline
1st March 2020
Regions
East Midlands
Town/City
Brixworth - Northamptonshire
Salary Band
£18,000 - £19,999
Salary
£18,500
Role May Involve
Design Electronic and Electrical Engineering Mechanical Engineering Product Design/Industrial Design

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Facilities Engineering (Electrical) 12 month Placement Scheme

At Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains we offer a 12 month Facilities Placement programme which will tap into your passion and determination, giving you a real opportunity to contribute to our success story.

The Facilities team are responsible for supporting the entire business, ensuring that the site facilities support the delivery of both minor and major electrical projects. From the infrastructure of the test cells to projects such as solar power, we ensure that our state of the art technology centre has the facilities to support our varying business needs.

As a Facilities Placement Student you will have exposure to the entire project management process, including the implementation of mechanical and electrical systems, civils and controls. You will be given autonomy to troubleshoot, propose and deliver appropriate, value added solutions within tight deadlines, and you will utilise your design skills by amending or creating electrical infrastructure drawings. You will have ownership of specific projects from project plan creation through to the distribution of the project and you will assist managers in the collection of data which will be centric to project delivery.

What can we offer you?

We offer the opportunity to work in a state of the art Research and Development centre, being involved in exciting projects alongside some of Formula 1’s best engineers. We can offer you the opportunity to work and learn with a specialist team, working on business critical projects and liaising cross-functionally to deliver your objectives.

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 do we need from you?

  • A curious, tenacious and driven individual with a hunger to work in a fast paced environment
  • To be on track for a 2:1 or above in a relevant degree for example building services or Electrical engineering.
  • Previous experience working with AutoCAD 2D, mechanical/electrical/control understanding or similar
  • A collaborative style which will enable you to effectively challenge convention, offering solutions that are resourceful and appropriate
  • A pride in the quality of the projects you deliver, ensuring that every detail is considered and presented in a methodical, conscientious and professional manner
  • Great organisational skills with the ability to deliver within strict deadlines
  • Enthusiasm and a genuine passion for what we do
  • A willingness to go the extra mile to help the team succeed

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 Assessment Centre. Assessment Centre’s will take place between November 2019 – March 2020
  • If successful your scheme will start 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.

About Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains Ltd

Simply, Mercedes are here to make history.

We’ve got an exceptional tradition in motor racing and have been the dominant team in Formula 1 for a number of years. At HPP (High Performance Powertrains) we’re responsible for the design and manufacture of Mercedes-Benz Formula 1 racing engines and hybrid power systems for the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS team. We’re also proud suppliers to Sahara Force India and Williams Martini Racing.

We create the entire Formula 1 Power Unit, from concept all the way through to racing, and also undertake advanced, high technology projects to transfer F1 technologies into mainstream automotive and high performance road cars. You may have recently heard about our newest venture in this field, Project One, where we’re putting an F1 engine into a roadworthy car – the first of its kind, and a phenomenal engineering challenge.

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