The company:

Williams’ core competencies are the design and development of racing cars to compete in the Formula One World Championship. As one of the world's leading Formula One teams, the company has secured 16 FIA Formula One World Championship titles since its foundation in 1977 and is now moving into an exciting era under new ownership defined by relentless innovation and living sustainable performance in every dimension.

We are looking for an experienced Laminator to join our Composite Team here at Williams Racing. Would you like to play a vital role in a team which contributes to the race car components? Working in the Composites Department this role will ensure high quality components and other composite assemblies are produced in the most efficient, cost-effective way whilst keeping lead-times to a minimum.

As a Laminator, your main responsibilities will be:

  • Using pre impregnated tooling fabric to laminate moulds directly from patterns ensuring Technical Procedures/QA documentation/Work Orders and sign offs are adhered to.

  • Actively engage with the Component Faults system (MPI).

  • Using Vacuum bagging techniques to debulk.

  • Positioning of drill bushes in the mould laminate

  • Parting of Mould from Patterns and preparing the tool pre and post cure

  • Laminating components using pre-impregnated carbon with various weave styles and impregnated with epoxy resin systems ensuring Technical Procedures/QA documentation/Work Orders and sign offs are adhered to.

  • Reading and understanding engineering drawings and Ply Books Utilising the Company CAD System to extract relevant information.

  • Making Templates to enable repeatability.

  • Using Honeycomb as a sandwich core material either templating from a drawing or using pre machined core.

  • De-moulding and drilling off of cured components from moulds in advance of next process

  • Make sure all paperwork is correct and completed at all times before starting the next operation.

We are looking for a Laminator with the following skills and experience:

  • Minimum of five years’ experience as a Laminator within a manufacturing environment.

  • Experience working within the motorsport, automotive and aerospace industry is essential.

  • Operationally you will ideally have experience with mould making, component manufacture and vacuum bagging.

  • Good level of knowledge around manufacturing technology relating to composite components.

  • Ability to keep accurate data within the business MRP software.

  • Good problem-solving skills, along with attention to detail and a can-do attitude

  • A team player, with a collaborative approach, and good communication and organisational skills.

  • Demonstrate initiative, be adaptable, along with the ability to meet tight deadlines.

This role is working on a shift pattern, and we do have the following shifts available:

4 on 4 off


Application closing date: All applications must have been received by Friday 3rd May

What can Williams offer?

The Williams Group is based in multi acre complex located in Grove, Oxfordshire. The Williams Group offers a competitive holiday package, staff events/open days, a subsidised restaurant on site and various car schemes. We have an on-site gym (open 24 hours a day) as well as various fitness classes including outdoors bootcamps, pilates and yoga free for all staff and contractors to use. Aside from these benefits we can offer free onsite parking and large open green spaces to unwind during breaks. We are a based just 30 mins from Oxford City Centre by bus.

Williams is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion. We are happy to discuss reasonable job adjustments

Williams Racing