Since the 1970s, Williams Racing has always been associated with top-level motorsport and technical innovation. Our unique character, combined with a deep passion for racing and future-oriented thinking, has created the very essence of who we are today.
What we are looking for:
Highly motivated students who are passionate about learning from our industry experts.
Passion for manufacturing, innovation and technology.
Candidates who are interested in the delivery of the car program and how we transfer designs into reality both efficiently and as designed.
Someone who is ready for the challenge! With our placements, you are an involved member of the team from day one. Your work counts, you have an impact on our success.
Great team players, good communicators who are willing to develop relationships across the business
What to expect:
Support the Direct Procurement Team with the delivery of key objectives & projects.
Assist in the ongoing development of Direct Procurement Dashboard.
Support the Procurement activities of standard OEM parts and the accuracy of AX pricing and Approved Supplier databases
Assist in sourcing goods and services for the business, obtaining prices and lead times in line with Project timescales
Student Placement Application Process:
Students from a variety of degrees ranging from Engineering, Manufacturing or Business are welcome to apply. Students will have a minimum of two years’ experience at University before the placement starts. It is also essential that you should return to your course for a minimum of one year following completion of the placement. We are unable to accept applications from students in their final year of their university studies.
In addition to the above, candidates should have an interest in continuous improvement and experience of data analysis and business systems would be beneficial, but not required. We also heavily encourage applications to let us know any work experience or examples of developing knowledge or learning beyond academic courses. We strive to develop well rounded people with a passion for improvement of both the business and themselves.
When applying for student placements opportunities, all students are expected to submit a covering letter along with a Curriculum Vitae containing the following information:
Your current career aims and how you plan to achieve them
Subjects that you are currently taking and plan to take
Relevant leisure pursuits and activities
Why work experience with the Company would be beneficial to you
Demonstrate that you are the best person to be selected
Williams is the world’s most famous formula one team, who thrives for engineering excellence. Located in rural Grove in Oxfordshire Williams is an exciting environment with driven, determined and ambitious people. At Williams you will be supported in your role by industry experts and work with the most up to date technologies. Your work will count and have an impact on the car and the future success of Williams.
Students that are shortlisted will be invited to attend a virtual assessment day. The virtual assessment days are scheduled to take place at the end of May beginning of June with a start date of September. We will obtain academic references as part of the selection process.
Applications for the student placement programmes should be uploaded through our website by visiting www.williamsf1.com. Your application will be acknowledged, and we will update you with your progress via email during the process. We will not accept applications which are not submitted through our website, any paper-based applications will be returned to the sender with a copy of our policy.
There has never been a better time to join Williams Racing as we undergo our transformation back to the top of our sport and extend our brand beyond racing to engage with audiences far beyond our traditional segmentation.
What can Williams offer?
The role comes with a competitive salary and a host of benefits that befit working for one of the most successful teams in Formula One and one of the most loved brands in British sport. We can also offer free onsite parking and large open green spaces to unwind during breaks. We are a short 5 minutes from Wantage, our closest town centre. We have an on-site gym which is free to use for all staff and contractors and we also have a subsidised restaurant on site.
Application closing date:
All applications must be received by Friday 28th January 2022.
Note: Due to the short-term nature of both work experience placements and student placements we are unable to accept applications from candidates who do not have entitlement to live or work in the United Kingdom.
Please note that we cannot give applicants individual feedback unless they have attended the assessment day at Williams.
The Williams Group is an equal opportunity employer who value diversity and inclusion. If you have a disability we would be happy to discuss reasonable adjustments to the job with you.
Strictly no agencies.