Composite Fitter (Night Shift)

At the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team, a group of passionate and determined people work to design, develop, manufacture and race the cars driven by seven-time World Champion Lewis Hamilton and rising star George Russell.


The Team has set a new benchmark for Formula One success during the sport’s current Hybrid era, winning consecutive Drivers’ and Constructors’ World Championships in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020, and the Constructors’ Championship in 2021.


We are looking for an enthusiastic Composite Fitter to join the Composite Assembly department, as part of the Night Shift.  This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a core department in assembling high quality carbon components for our F1 racing car in the most efficient, cost-effective manner.

This is a great opportunity to join a fantastic team. You can share our passion and hunger for competition whilst staying true to our values, in addition to enjoying an innovative environment where collaboration and teamwork is key.


The role:

As our Composite Fitter your responsibilities will include:

  • Trim, fit and bond carbon fibre components as specified in engineering drawings and build instructions

  • Assembling moulds, jigs, and fixtures

  • Structural bonding of components to company specifications

  • Ability to deal with technical challenges and solve problems as they arise

  • Responsible for maintaining the highest quality standards on all manufactured composites components to defined standards

  • Proactively contribute to the improvement of quality and efficiency

  • Working to challenging and demanding lead times

  • Assisting other areas of the department as required

What we are looking for:

  • Ability to demonstrate significant previous experience of trimming/fitting a broad range of composite materials in Motorsport/F1

  • Current experience working in an F1/Motorsport environment

  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal, always remaining respectful

  • A methodical and thorough approach to the work with excellent attention to detail

  • Be self-motivated and can motivate and influence others

  • Work as part of a team in an ever-demanding environment

  • A positive attitude and enthusiasm to develop and maintain good working relationships with colleagues

  • Work well under pressure to meet demanding deadlines

  • Able to work with minimal supervision

  • A can-do attitude and a willingness to be flexible

What do we offer:

At the heart of our performance are our people. Every member of our team has a voice and plays their part in contributing to our successes on and off the racetrack.


We take pride in creating an innovative, collaborative and high-performance culture where all of our team members are respected, empowered and valued.

Through our Accelerate 25 programme, we are continuously working to make our team even more diverse and inclusive. We welcome applications from all and are committed to attracting, recruiting and retaining the most talented individuals.


Our riverside campus is powered by 100% renewably sourced energy and features an on-site gym and exercise studio, subsidised restaurant and on-site parking with EV chargers available.


We offer a competitive and attractive package of benefits including a generous bonus scheme, Mercedes car lease scheme, private medical cover, life assurance and 25 days holiday. We pride ourselves on our family-friendly environment, employee well-being programme and offer flexible working opportunities.