Composite Fitter (Early/Late Shift - 12 Month Fixed Term Contract)

Composite Fitter (Early/Late Shift - 12-Month Fixed Term Contract)

Brackley, United Kingdom

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 Grand Prix winner George Russell. 

Whether working in our Operations, Technical, Race or Business Support functions, we are all in and aspire to build the greatest team in the history of our sport. 

Every individual plays their part. No stone is left unturned in the chase for every tenth of a second. The history of our sport is long and rich, and we are continuing our journey with renewed effort year on year. Record books remember the names of a few, but history is written by the many. 

About the Role:

We are looking for an enthusiastic Composite Fitter to join the Composite Fitting Shop on our early/late shift. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a core department, in assembling high quality carbon components for our F1 racing car and our customer supply, in the most efficient, cost-effective manner. You can share our passion and hunger for competition whilst staying true to our values, in addition to enjoying an innovative environment where collaboration and teamwork is key.

We are looking for self-motivator who will share successes whilst embedding into to our ethos of continuous improvements in a world that continues to evolve. Your roles and responsibilities will include:

  • Trimming, fitting and bonding carbon fibre components utilizing engineering drawings and build instructions.

  • Assembling moulds, jigs and fixtures.

  • Ability to deal with technical challenges and solve problems as they arise.

  • Responsible for maintaining the highest quality standards on all manufactured composites components to defined standards.

  • Proactively contributing to the improvement of quality and efficiency.

  • Working to challenging and demanding lead times.

  • Being aware of Health and Safety requirements.

  • Assisting other areas of the department as required.

  • Adhering to surface preparation and bonding procedures.

To be successful you will have:

  • Ability to demonstrate significant previous experience of trimming/fitting a broad range of composite materials in Motorsport/F1.

  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal, always remaining respectful.

  • A self-motivator and ability to motivate others.

  • A methodical and thorough approach to the work with excellent attention to detail.

  • Work as part of a team in an ever-demanding environment.

  • Enthusiastic and able to develop and maintain good working relationships with colleagues.

  • Work well under pressure to meet demanding deadlines.

  • Able to work with minimal supervision.

  • A can-do attitude whilst remaining flexible.


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 25 days holiday. We pride ourselves on our family-friendly environment, employee well-being programme and offer flexible working opportunities. 

Why us: 

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. Whatever your background, we believe that you will find working with us rewarding and enriching. 

Your Application:

We will ask you to complete a questionnaire as well as submitting a cover letter and CV. Please note if you would like to include a cover letter please upload it with your CV as one PDF document.

Unternehmen / Organisation: 
Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team