Tool Path Programmer

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 currently seeking an experienced Toolpath Programmer to join our Pattern Shop team in manufacturing.

The role:

This is a varied role in an exciting environment and to succeed you will need to be adaptable, demonstrate initiative along with the ability to work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines.

Skills you'll use every day:

The successful candidate will have a good level of experience in a machining environment. You will ensure patterns, jigs and race car components are produced in the most efficient, cost effective way whilst keeping lead-times to a minimum. The successful candidate will be supplying program information to machinists operating three and five axis machines using a diverse material range. It is a critical responsibility of the role to ensure that all relevant data regarding scheduling of work is kept up to date and accurate

Core Skills:

  • Independent and ambitious with good organisational skills.
  • Effective interpersonal skills with management, peers and other partners.
  • Excellent attention to detail with good numeracy and literacy skills.

The ideal candidate will be experienced in producing high quality programs to meet the demands set out by the development and production plans for the formula one race car as well as external customer projects. Training will be available for the successful candidate.

Shifts available:

For these roles we have a choice of two shifts available:

4 days on, 4 days off

Alternating early/late shift


What can Williams offer?

The Williams Group is based in Grove, Oxfordshire. Aside from the benefits which can be found at the bottom of this job description, 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 center. 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

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.

Application closing date:

All applications must be received by 2nd August 2019

Strictly no agencies.