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Williams’ core competencies are the design and development of racing cars to compete in the Formula One World Championship. As one of the world's leading Formula One teams, the company has secured 16 FIA Formula One World Championship titles since its foundation in 1977 and is now moving into an exciting era under new ownership defined by relentless innovation and living sustainable performance in every dimension.

The position:

We are looking to recruit a Machinist to join our Prototype Machine Shop here at Williams.

The role:

The role involves the manufacture of high specification components primarily using 3 and 5 axis-based machines. This is a varied role in an exciting environment and to succeed you will need to be adaptable, demonstrate initiative along with the ability to work collaboratively to meet tight deadlines.

Skills you'll use every day:

The successful candidate will have a good level of knowledge around manufacturing technology relating to composite components. Operationally you will ideally have experience with 3 and 5 axis-based machine tools and be able to operate the machines to a high level of accuracy whilst working to tight deadlines, also have good offline programming skills to use on our Siemens NX CAM package.

Core Skills:

  • Candidates will possess a recognised apprenticeship or relevant experience in a similar environment.

  • Take pride in their work and be capable of working with minimum supervision.

  • Problem-solving, along with attention to detail and a can-do attitude

  • Effective organisation and communication skills are a necessity along with a proactive approach to using procedures that encourage continuous improvement.

  • A good understanding of manufacturing small quantity complex components will be required.

  • A high degree of flexibility, motivation, team ethic and initiative are essential for success in this role.

  • An understanding of CAD/CAM would be advantageous in Siemens NX.

Please note this role is 4 on 4 off shift pattern.

Application Closing date:

All applications must have been received by 24th March 2023.

What can Williams offer?

The Williams Group is based in multi acre complex located in Grove, Oxfordshire. The Williams Group offers a competitive holiday package, staff events/open days, a subsidised restaurant on site and various car schemes. We have an on-site gym (open 24 hours a day) as well as various fitness classes including outdoors bootcamps, pilates and yoga free for all staff and contractors to use. Aside from these benefits we can offer free onsite parking and large open green spaces to unwind during breaks. We are a based just 30 mins from Oxford City Centre by bus.

Williams is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion. We are happy to discuss reasonable job adjustments