HR Placement – Employee Relations

by Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains Ltd


Job Details

31st December 2020
Placement Year (10 Months+)
Employment Law, Human Resources
East Midlands
Brixworth, Northampton

HR Placement – Employee Relations

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

In HR we are responsible for recruiting, developing and rewarding an exceptional, high performance workforce who design, build, manufacture and test multiple F1 World Championship-winning Power Units for Mercedes AMG Petronas in Formula 1 and also the Mercedes Benz EQ Formula E Team in Formula E. In addition to this, we are also leading the transfer of state-of-the-art Formula 1 technology into the revolutionary Mercedes AMG Road Car “Project One”.

We are now offering a 12 month Placement within our Employee Relations team in HR, designed to provide you with the foundation of how such a team operates to support a high performance culture;

During your 12 month placement you will experience the following:

  • General administrative support for the ER team
  • Process support and note taking for formal processes such as discipline and grievance cases and involvement with general ER case management
  • Organisation of Occupational Health activities
  • Assistance with family friendly policies (eg Maternity, paternity, flexible working, immigration)
  • Sickness reporting and absence management
  • General maintenance and reporting of ER information.

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 challenges alongside some of Formula 1’s best engineers. You will gain invaluable experience working to support a multiple F1 World Championship-winning team.

Our benefits package includes;

  • A salary of £18,500 pa
  • 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
  • You’ll be on target to achieve (or have already achieved) a 2:1 or above in a relevant business degree
  • The confidence to quickly build effective relationships with colleagues and stakeholders at all levels
  • Determination, resourcefulness and focus, to deliver results on time and with an exceptional level of attention to detail
  • The ability to evaluate and understand data and information quickly, using information to identify options, making recommendations and robust decisions
  • A passion for continuous improvement in order to seek out new ways to add value to the business
  • A willingness 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 online interview. These will take place between November 2020 – March 2021
  • If successful your scheme will start on Monday 6th September 2021

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

About Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains Ltd

Mercedes-Benz has been setting the standard in racing for over 100 years. At Mercedes-AMG High Performance Powertrains we work tirelessly to continue the proud history of the legendary Silver Arrows. To do this we deliver pioneering innovations to the race track with every development of our Five-time World Championship winning Hybrid Power Unit. In addition to Formula 1, we are also leading the transfer of state-of-the-art Formula 1 technology into the revolutionary Mercedes AMG Road Car “Project One” and will be racing in Formula E for the first time in 2019.

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