Travelling Systems Technician

The company:

Williams is one of the world’s leading Formula 1 teams. It exists purely to race in the top echelon of motor racing, where it has been winning grand Prix’s for more than three decades. The Williams name has been synonymous with top-level motorsport since the 1960s.

The position:

We are looking to recruit a capable and proficient Travelling Trackside Systems Technician who will be a responsible for the Electrical & Electronics systems on the Race cars and associated equipment. The skills needed for this role are as follows -

  • Fault finding to component level.
  • Strong working knowledge of Raychem system 25 standards and processes
  • Strong experience of building electrical wiring harnesses (preferably within a Motorsport, Aerospace, Defence or similar sector).
  • Utilise motorsport wiring harness techniques using industry standard sealed System 25 and Contra-helical lays.
  • Good MS Office skills (Excel, Word, One Note and Outlook)
  • A knowledge of McLaren Applied Technologies equipment and software would be beneficial.
  • Build LV/HV assemblies and enclosures.
  • Perform end of line harness test procedures such as continuity, isolation and resistive tests.
  • Proficient in use of various specialist hand tools e.g., heat guns, solder, crimp tools and electrical test equipment.

About you:

You are likely to be hold a relevant qualification (Apprenticeship, ONC, HNC or HND) in an engineering or manufacturing discipline

A sound understanding and ability to manufacture complex wiring harnesses from manufacturing schematics.

Knowledge of common connector systems, wire types and sleeving methods.

A flexible practical mindset and can-do attitude along with the ability to follow written / verbal instructions with attention to detail.

Able to work under pressure and to short time scales in a Team environment.

Be willing to travel to Race and Test events during the season.



The Location:

The Williams Group are based in Grove, Oxfordshire. We offer free onsite parking and large open green spaces to unwind during breaks. We are a short 5 minutes’ from Wantage, our closest town center.