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Composite Fitting Shop Team Leader (Night Shift)

The Mercedes AMG-PETRONAS Formula One Team
Brackley, Northamptonshire
Salary Competitive
Closing date
20 Jun 2023

Job Details

At the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team, a group of passionate and determined people work to design, develop, manufacture and race the cars driven by seven-time World Champion Lewis Hamilton and rising star George Russell.

To be a part of our team, it does not matter whether you already have an interest in motorsport or not: we are looking for people who are passionate about reaching their full potential and are excited about constantly learning. We are highly focused on equal opportunities and pride ourselves on our strong, inclusive values and culture.

The Role:

As a Composite Fitting Shop Team Leader on the night shift, your roles and responsibilities will include:

  • Set the example for health and safety ensuring team are adhering to health and safety protocols. Encouraging the team to raise concerns and create a safe working environment.

  • Ensure the department delivers the highest quality parts to the agreed delivery dates.

  • Ensure processes are followed and quality records completed.

  • Overnight leadership of the shift ensuring work is completed efficiently to plan.

  • Coach and develop team members, providing regular feedback on performance and identify any training needs.

  • Act on any feedback by implementing robust corrective action to improve the operation.

  • Provide regular progress updates regarding ongoing work.

  • Ensure a close relationship is built up between shifts and ensure handovers are effective and well managed.

  • Liaising with other teams as necessary to prioritize workload to meet overall car delivery objectives.

  • Ensure SAP bookings are completed accurately and take corrective actions where necessary.

  • Liaise with the design teams to provide feedback on any manufacturing issues that can be improved.

  • Drive culture of continuous improvement by encouraging employees to identify ideas to constantly improve.

What we are looking for:

  • You will have a strong technical background in Composite Fitting, ideally with leadership experience.

  • You should lead by example demonstrating PRIDE values (Passion, Respect, Innovation, Determination, Excellence).

  • A natural leader with proven ability to motivate and develop staff members.

  • Good communication skills both written and verbal.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities – a quick thinker.

  • Ability to interpret drawings, technical specifications, and product control documentation.

  • Ability to plan and prioritise workload and maximising the output with the available resources.

  • Ability to make decisions without consultation of design teams.

  • Flexibility and a can-do approach required.

What do we offer:

At the heart of our performance are our people. Every member of our team has a voice and plays their part in contributing to our successes on and off the racetrack.

We take pride in creating an innovative, collaborative and high-performance culture where all of our team members are respected, empowered and valued.

Through our Accelerate 25 programme, we are continuously working to make our team even more diverse and inclusive. We welcome applications from all and are committed to attracting, recruiting and retaining the most talented individuals.

Our riverside campus is powered by 100% renewably sourced energy and features an on-site gym and exercise studio, subsidised restaurant and on-site parking with EV chargers available.

We offer a competitive and attractive package of benefits including a generous bonus scheme, Mercedes car lease scheme, private medical cover, life assurance and 20 days holiday. We pride ourselves on our family-friendly environment and employee well-being programme.


At the Mercedes AMG-PETRONAS Formula One Team, a group of passionate and determined people work to design, develop, manufacture and race the cars driven by seven-time World Champion Lewis Hamilton and rising star George Russell.

The Team has set a new benchmark for Formula One success during the sport’s current Hybrid era, winning consecutive Drivers’ and Constructors’ World Championships in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020, and the Constructors’ Championship in 2021.

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