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 Grands Prix for more than three decades. The Williams name has been synonymous with top-level motorsport since the 1960s.

The position:

We are seeking to recruit a Metallurgist with expertise in the capabilities and specification of metals, heat treatment, additive manufacturing, polymers, and coatings. The successful candidate will help develop the team’s materials knowledge and play a key role in supporting Vehicle Design and Production with all aspects of material selection, development and testing.

The role:

You will ideally possess a degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline, will be able to work accurately under pressure to tight timescales, be self-motivated with a flexible approach, and have excellent communication skills. A drive for continuous improvement and development is required, both with respect to business processes and personal development.

Key Responsibilities:

Monitoring latest trends in materials and processes to ensure the company exploits the benefits of these to maximise performance.
Perform failure analysis to discover causes and recommend revisions to prevent re-occurrence.
Devise, perform, and report on material test programmes
Develop and maintain departmental documentation such as to aid material & process selection, process control documents etc.
Develop and maintain technical contact with key suppliers.

Core Competences:

Be able to communicate effectively and provide guidance and motivation to their immediate team.
Ability to convey new ideas / concepts in an easy to understand and compelling manner to generate “buy-in” from key stakeholders
Structured approach to work organisation with well-developed time management skills.
Able to integrate and work well with personnel at all levels of the business.
Self-motivated and able to work under pressure.

What can Williams offer?

The Williams Group is 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 centre. We have an on-site gym which is free to use for all staff and contractors. We also have a subsidised restaurant on site. Please scroll down the page to review our benefits suite below.

The Williams Group is an equal opportunity employer who values diversity and inclusion. If you have a disability, we are happy to discuss reasonable job adjustments.

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