Composite Team Leader

The company:

Williams is one of the world’s leading Formula 1 teams. It exists purely to race in the top echelon of motor racing, where it has been winning Grands Prix for more than three decades. The Williams name has been synonymous with top-level motorsport since the 1960s.

The position:

We are looking to recruit a Composites Team Leader who will be responsible for the daily shift management to support the production of high-quality tools and components in time to meet the demands set out by the production plans for the Formula One race car as well as external customers.

The role:

This is an exciting role within a busy department. You will assist in making sure all employees are informed and working to the set KPI's and work proactively to help improve the composite department

Core competencies:
•Ensuring technical procedures / QA documentation / work orders and sign offs are adhered to.
•Produce quality components to drawing adhering to Company standards.
•Manage shift capacity to complete the set objectives/goals.
•Communicating with all customers making sure we are all aligned with expectations.
•Adhering to the NCR process closing and reassigning where necessary.
•Using the new MPI issues to assign lost time/improvements to the manufacturing process.
•Keeping the staff motivated and proactive at all times, organising their day to day work
•Liaise regularly with Departments/Production Controllers that feed/are fed by Composites
•To have the ability to demonstrate resilience under pressure.
•Setting goals for performance and deadlines in ways that comply with company’s vision.
•Organising workflow and ensuring that employees understand their duties and tasks
•Monitoring employee productivity and mentoring in accordance to the skills matrix.
•Leading quality and continuous improvement measures.

Core Skills:

The successful candidate will have the relevant skills and qualifications to support the role of a Composites Supervisor, as well have come from a similar environment.

At all times promote and encourage a positive/collaborative working environment in accordance with our NXTGEN values.

What can Williams offer?

The Williams Group is based in Grove, Oxfordshire. We offer free onsite parking and large open green spaces to unwind during breaks. We are a short 5 minutes’ from Wantage, our closest town centre. We have an on-site gym which is free to use for all staff and contractors. We also have a subsidised restaurant on site.

Application closing date:

All applications must be received by 18th June 2021.

The Williams Group is an equal opportunity employer who values diversity and inclusion. If you have a disability, we are happy to discuss reasonable job adjustments.

Strictly no agencies.

Williams Benefits

26 Days Holiday

Increases with service and also options to buy and sell

Williams Mercedes Car Scheme

4 x Car Schemes

Mercedes, Jaguar Land Rover, BMW and Nissan car schemes available

Williams Bonus scheme

Bonus Scheme

We offer a performance based bonus scheme

Williams Childcare Vouchers

Salary Sacrifice & Childcare Benefits


Williams Cybex Gym

Health and Fitness

Free on-site gym with Health and Fitness classes and Osteo treatment

Williams Medical Insurance

Private Medical and Health Insurance Cash Plan

Save money on health and medical benefits

Williams Pension Life Assurance Income Protection


Life Assurance, Long term disability insurance

Williams Subsidised Canteen

Staff Events

Staff Events, Open Day to friends and family, Christmas Party for both employees and their children

Please Note: Due to the Volume of applications we receive on a daily basis we cannot guarantee your application will be acknowledged or considered unless you have applied directly via our website