We have an exciting apprenticeship opportunity within our Composites Manufacturing Department. This area is are responsible for the manufacture of all key composite components and assemblies that form the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One car such as the chassis, gearbox carriers, wings and floors.
The successful apprentice will learn to manufacture both semi-structural and structural composite components to the highest quality.During the programme, the apprentice will rotate around the main manufacturing departments such as laminating, fitting and machining in order to get a thorough understanding of the manufacturing process.
They will learn to understand and interpret engineering drawings and laminate ply-books in order to manufacture high complexity, high value, and precision-engineered components to tight tolerances. They will work with a variety of high-grade materials including carbon fibre (woven fabrics, unidirectional), film adhesives, titanium, aluminum and adhesives. After manufacture, they will learn to perform quality checks on finished components to ensure we are meeting the highest standards.
We are looking for a self-motivated, team player that is passionate about working for our team and has a willingness to learn. You should be capable of working to a high quality while under pressure to meet tight deadlines.
Good communication skills are key in addition to being computer literate. The work is predominantly hands-on so we are looking for someone with excellent manual dexterity and a keen eye for detail. You should have a strong interest in composites or engineering and must be dependable and enthusiastic with a positive work ethic.
- Candidates must be over 16 years of age
- Minimum 5 GCSE’s at grade C or above (these must include English, Maths and Science)
Starting salary of £15,000 per annum. We demand the best from our people. So it’s only right we reward them with the best benefits. That’s why we offer a competitive package, including: a generous bonus, life assurance, private medical cover, 25 days holiday, on-site gym and subsidised restaurant facilities.