Gearbox Assembly Technician

After more than 60 years away from Formula One, Aston Martin returned to the grid in 2021. Based in Northamptonshire, Aston Martin Aramco® Formula One Team has more than 800 passionate people at its heart, making a team with both a rich heritage and a fresh perspective – bringing new energy to the sport with a determination to shake up the order and compete at the sharp end.


The Aston Martin era represents a journey for us, but the racer’s attitude and can-do approach remain central pillars in the team’s philosophy. The focus is always on improving performance and delivering results. With fresh investment and energy, the stage is set to build on Aston Martin’s rich history in motorsport and establish Aston Martin Aramco® Formula One Team as a competitive force in the years ahead.


To succeed on this mission, the team is looking for talented individuals who share our passion for racing and hunger for competition. It’s a stimulating and rewarding place to work, with pure racing at the core of everything we do. We are building for a strong future and every member of the team will play an important role in our success.


We are a brave and united team who value authenticity, honesty, and are never afraid to question conventions. We embrace these values in ways that reflect our modern world. If you share our racer’s spirit and want to contribute to the next chapter in Aston Martin’s glorious history, please apply and join one of the most exciting projects in Formula One.


We have a new opportunity to be part of the Build & Car Assembly team in the role of Gearbox Assembly Technician.


In this role you will be required to:

  • The Transmission technician will be responsible for assembly, service, and repair of all transmission Components within the Build department.
  • Responsible to keep all build documents filled in and up to date.
  • You will be required to work to the highest standards and in accordance with the specifications, to ensure delivery, performance and reliability targets are met efficiently and on time.
  • To provide end to end support for the Race Team, F1 Evolution, and all AMR Future Projects to ensure all assemblies are available on time and as design intention.
  • Understand technical drawings and follow build instructions.
  • Strive to improve CI with-in the Gearbox shop and AMR F1
  • Maintain a safe, clean, and tidy working environment at all times.
  • Must be flexible to achieving workload when required outside core company hours.
  • To Support any on or off-site Dyno testing if/when required from the business.
  • To support any events or tests if/when required from the business.
  • To communicate any problems or issues through the right channels or business systems.
  • Always adhere to all Business Health and safety requirements.
  • To attend and proactively participate in meetings as required.
  • To assist in the training of any new future members of the department.
  • Any other duties as reasonably requested aligned to you job role.
  • Assist other departments within the Assembly group if/when required.
  • To carry out general maintenance on all rigs and equipment needed in the servicing and testing of these assemblies.


Key skills:

  • Must have worked in in a Formula One environment or equivalent high-level Motorsport environment.
  • Advanced Knowledge of current F1 Transmission build, service, repair, and test
  • Good understanding of current methodologies used in the industry.
  • Must be able to work in a team of people, and alone when required. With strong communication/Organisation skills and be respectful to all colleges.
  • Good Computer skills and be able to work from the Company Business systems.
  • Must be a Self-motivated individual who will strengthen and develop the Department.
  • Have a confident approach in your decision-making skills.
  • Possess an innovative and flexible approach to creative problem solving and possess the ability to work through challenges in a scientific and analytical manner.
  • Can achieve targets within determined timescales in a Calm and confident manner.
  • Ability to demonstrate a clear understanding of and commitment to Health & Safety


Aston Martin Formula One Team is committed to attracting, recruiting and retaining the most talented individuals, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion, belief, sex or sexual orientation. We strive to be a Team that reflects all the communities with which we engage around the world through diversity in the workplace and promoting an inclusive culture in which all team members are respected, empowered and valued.