• Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains Careers

    Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains are based in Brixworth, Northamptonshire at the purpose built Mercedes-Benz Technology Centre. There, a team of over 500 people are responsible for the design, manufacture and testing of Formula 1 power units for MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS, Sahara Force India, Williams Martini Racing and Manor Racing.

  • Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains Careers

    Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains are based in Brixworth, Northamptonshire at the purpose built Mercedes-Benz Technology Centre. There, a team of over 500 people are responsible for the design, manufacture and testing of Formula 1 power units for MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS, Sahara Force India, Williams Martini Racing and Manor Racing.

  • Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains Careers

    Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains are based in Brixworth, Northamptonshire at the purpose built Mercedes-Benz Technology Centre. There, a team of over 500 people are responsible for the design, manufacture and testing of Formula 1 power units for MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS, Sahara Force India, Williams Martini Racing and Manor Racing.

  • Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains Careers

    Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains are based in Brixworth, Northamptonshire at the purpose built Mercedes-Benz Technology Centre. There, a team of over 500 people are responsible for the design, manufacture and testing of Formula 1 power units for MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS, Sahara Force India, Williams Martini Racing and Manor Racing.

  • Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains Careers

    Mercedes AMG High Performance Powertrains are based in Brixworth, Northamptonshire at the purpose built Mercedes-Benz Technology Centre. There, a team of over 500 people are responsible for the design, manufacture and testing of Formula 1 power units for MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS, Sahara Force India, Williams Martini Racing and Manor Racing.

Mechanical Design Engineers
  • Date Posted:
    25 May 2017
  • Vacancy Type:
    Permanent
  • Reference:
    2017101

Background:

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 by delivering pioneering innovations to the race track with every development of our Hybrid Power Unit.

We have a number of exciting opportunities for enthusiastic, innovative, creative and tenacious senior mechanical engineers to join our World Championship winning team at our cutting edge Technology Centre in Northamptonshire.

The successful candidate will take full ownership and responsibility for engineering world class solutions to enhance the performance of our World Championship winning Hybrid Power Unit.  You will deliver engineering excellence from concept, through prove-out, to race introduction, working closely with other departments to ensure right first time, every time.

We invest in our greatest asset: people, and strive to live by our values of Success, Passion, Integrity, Respect, Innovation, & Team-Work. 

We succeed when everyone delivers their improvement in thermal efficiency, their tenth of a second of lap time. No matter which area of the team you work in, you will determine how we perform on and off the track. 

Every person here takes immense pride in playing their part to the highest standards each and every day. Working here is fast. It demands technical excellence and teamwork, and it calls for great reserves of motivation and resilience.

Own and deliver your innovations, your tenth of a second. Play your part. Join us.

Further Details:

About the role:

Our World Championship winning Hybrid Power Unit Unit consists of the integration of the internal combustion engine, two high power density electric motors, a high speed turbocharger assembly, and state of the art battery and power electronics technologies.  Mechanical Engineering is the heart of each of these systems, with the quest for efficiency, performance and reliability at the fore.  As a mechanical engineer within the product engineering team you have the unique opportunity to convert your creative, innovative ideas into hardware that will make a difference at the race track, within weeks of being conceived. The role includes:

  • Creation and validation of novel engineering design solutions, supported by right first time principles and analysis to meet demanding performance and cost targets

  • Creation of robust and versatile models to demonstrate concepts, in both solids and surfaces, with engineering drawings to complement design release

  • Technical development of Power Unit components and systems

  • Problem solving and failure analysis

  • Writing of test requests, reviewing results, and writing technical reports

  • Building strong inter-departmental working relationships - teamwork is critical to our success

  • Championing best practices & procedures

  • Liaison with internal and external suppliers as an integral part of a successful engineering journey

About you:

You will be an important part of our team, and will be instrumental in our success.  You should:

  • Hold a 2:1 degree (minimum) in Mechanical Engineering, or a similar discipline

  • Have a minimum of 5 years post graduate experience in an engineering led, challenging, mechanical engineering position, having demonstrated the ability to innovate and deliver solutions to difficult problems

  • Be able to demonstrate the ability to engineer solutions considering material selection, manufacturability, heat treatment & other process requirements, surface finish requirements, geometrical tolerancing & control over critical features, etc.

  • Have broad knowledge of internal combustion engines, their systems & energy recovery systems

  • Experienced in the design of highly loaded mechanical components & systems

  • Be experience in 3D CAD design software (preferably CATIA), and key simulation/analysis packages

  • Thrive under pressure, relish the challenge ahead, and be proud of your achievements

  • Be passionate about your engineering, be creative, innovative and committed to delivering to the highest standards

About our work place:

As part of the Daimler group, we are fortunate to have a world class, state of the art, exceptionally well-funded Technology Centre focussed on turning your engineering concepts into race winning reality. We are investing heavily in our people and our infrastructure to keep ahead of the opposition.

Mercedes AMG HPP offer attractive salaries and a wide range of excellent benefits including:

  • Generous non-contributory pension

  • Individual performance related bonus

  • Race performance podium related bonus – F1 Team performance

  • Private healthcare

  • Mercedes/SMART car employee lease car scheme

  • 36 days holiday per year

  • On site restaurant

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