Formula E Senior Mechanic

Williams Advanced Engineering are currently recruiting for a Senior Mechanic to join the Jaguar Formula E race team on a permanent basis. Reporting to the Chief Mechanic, this is a key role responsible for the accurate assembly and disassembly of FE cars and equipment whilst guiding and directing junior mechanics day to day. The successful individual will proactively assist the Chief Mechanic to ensure the workload is completed to the correct standard.

Duties include being responsible for the assembly and disassembly of cars and car components, ensuring they are built to the agreed standards and that any discrepancies have been escalated and agreed.

The successful individual will oversee and instruct anyone working on the assigned car or project as required ensuring that cars, components and assemblies are released to approved WAE engineering specifications referencing drawings, technical bulletins and build specs as distributed. They will also ensure build checklists and build sheets are completed and report all faults to the Chief Mechanic or Chief Designer.

The role is varied; as well as vehicle and component assembly, there will be a requirement to build up and pack down garage and track setup environments, manage parts through the department ready for use following agreed procedures, top up consumables, pack freight as well as ensuring equipment and bays are kept clean and tidy at all times.

To be successful in the role you will be a strong team player and have the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines, as well as have a flexible attitude towards working hours, a ‘can do’ attitude and the ability to solve problems.

The ideal candidate will maintain a high standard of cleanliness and presentation of all equipment and proactively work to maintain and improve the team and personnel performance. They will be able to maintain positive relationships with all other staff and factory departments and follow and enforce the Company’s Health and Safety policy.

Travel to race and test events will be required.

This is an exciting opportunity to further your career within a high profile and varied position within Williams Advanced Engineering.

Closing date: Friday 9th October 2020

In compliance with national Secure Freight Consigner conditions, five years’ continuous employment, education and/or training must be evidenced and any gaps exceeding 28 days accounted for. A criminal record check will also be carried out. This will be explained in more detail during interview.

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

Vouchers & Teds Premier Childcare

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

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