About the job
After more than 60 years away from Formula One, Aston Martin returned to the grid in 2021. Based in Northamptonshire, Aston Martin Aramco Cognizant Formula One™ Team has more than 600 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 the beginning of a new 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 Cognizant 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 values 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.
To build high-quality products to a consistently high standard
To actively contribute to the Team’s primary objective of consistently being a top-three team in the FIA Constructor’s Championship
To trim, assemble, bond and repair components as required
To accurately use a variety of measuring equipment, hand and air tools as required always ensuring attention to detail.
To appropriately maintain equipment as required including but not limited to changing blast media, changing filters in extraction, oiling tools and machinery.
To complete and update the online shop order system.
To inform the appropriate manager/team leader of the progress of the jobs, any issues and when stock levels of consumables/tools are below a certain level.
To ensure the standard of housekeeping is consistently maintained as and when required.
To ensure all appropriate safety equipment and clothing is used and worn at all times.
To chair, attend and proactively participate in meetings as required
To work proactively, responsibly, and professionally at all times and to respect and comply with the company’s reporting structure
To maintain and develop skill levels to industry standard and maintain a current and thorough working knowledge of composite trimming and assemblies.
Any other duties as reasonably requested aligned to your job role
Skills & Knowledge Required
Proven previous experience in the production of carbon fibre components.
Possess a thorough understanding of effective and accurate use of measuring equipment and reading weighing equipment.
Demonstrate a good working knowledge of basic trimming, bonding, and assemblies.
Ability to effectively and accurately read and understand technical drawings.
Previous experience is essential.
Be available to travel as and when required to fulfil the requirements of the role in which employed.
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 remain calm under pressure
To communicate effectively, positively, and respectfully with all colleagues
To have a flexible attitude and ability to work as part of a team in a demanding and rapidly changing environment
Be results orientated and be confident in your decision-making skills
Be enthusiastic and versatile and be able to build, develop and maintain good working relationships with colleagues
Ability to demonstrate a clear understanding of and commitment to Health & Safety
The role will be based at the Silverstone Factory / Brackley premises however there may be a requirement to travel as and when requested to meet the requirements of the Company.
This job description reflects the major tasks to be carried out by the postholder and identifies the level of responsibility at which the postholder will be required to work. Subject to the discretion of the Company, the postholder will carry out the duties specified above together with such other duties or tasks for the Company as reasonably required.
You may also be required to perform additional duties for the Company from time to time commensurate with your skills and experience.
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.