Race Team Assistant

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 Race Team in the role of Race Team Assistant.


In this role you will be required to:

  • To take responsibility of the air and road freight operation, including preparation of required customs documents, invoices and Dangerous Goods within the timeframe agreed with freight forwarders.
  • To assist with both air and road freight operations to all events, planning of loading/ unloading as required.
  • Build relationships with required suppliers, raise necessary purchase orders to renew or repair equipment in a timely manner as required or dictated by the race events.
  • Assist with budgetary requirements, ensuring the Race Team budgets are maintained.
  • Manage, raise & request of European Carnets. Looking after all relevant documents, trackers, and inventory of Carnets.
  • Ensure that Known Consignor protocol is always followed when preparing air freight.
  • Organisation of Known consignor and all other relevant training required for Race Team Operations and Build & Car Assembly groups.
  • To work proactively, responsibly, and professionally always and to respect and comply with the company’s reporting structure
  • To maintain and develop skill levels to industry standard
  • To drive Company vehicles as required in a safe and professional manner.


Key skills:

  • Previous experience in F1 motorsport environment with logistics.
  • Ability to demonstrate good working relationships with internal departments and outside suppliers
  • Computer literate with a good knowledge Excel for customs invoicing.
  • Ability to raise purchase orders and manage budgets.
  • To be available to travel if required to fulfil the requirements of the Race Team
  • To be self-motivated and to motivate others to thrive in a challenging environment
  • Ability to calmly and confidently work under pressure to achieve targets and deliver results within required timescales
  • Ability to demonstrate strong written and oral communication and organisational 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
  • Be results orientated and be confident in your decision-making skills
  • To have a flexible attitude and ability to work as part of a team in a demanding and rapidly changing environment
  • To be flexible to working hours as required
  • Be enthusiastic and versatile and be able to build and develop good working relationships with colleagues
  • 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.