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Job listing closed on 3 Dec 2023
19 Nov 2023

Model Machine Shop CNC Machinist (Early/Late Shift)

🇬🇧 Brackley, UK
Full Time
3+ years exp.

Model Machine Shop CNC Machinist


At the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team, a group of passionate and determined people work to design, develop, manufacture and race the cars driven by seven-time World Champion Lewis Hamilton and Grand Prix winner George Russell.

Whether working in our Operations, Technical, Race or Business Support functions, we are all in and aspire to build the greatest team in the history of our sport.

Every individual plays their part. No stone is left unturned in the chase for every tenth of a second. The history of our sport is long and rich, and we are continuing our journey with renewed effort year on year. Record books remember the names of a few, but history is written by the many.

We have an exciting opportunity for a CNC Machine Shop Machinist and Programmer to join our team in the Model Machine Shop. As a key member of the team, you will report to the shift leader and machine shop manager.

In this role, the CNC machinist/programmer will collaborate with our experienced CNC programmers and operators. Your primary responsibility will be to skilfully utilise Siemens NX CAM software to generate toolpaths for our 3 & 5 axis machines. Additionally, you will play a crucial role in supporting our machining areas, contributing to the production of precision machined components. These components are essential for our 60% scale model car, aiding in wind tunnel testing. Furthermore, you will be involved in producing components for various other projects across the business.

About the Role:

  • Competent daily use of 3/5 Axis CNC Machines.

  • Advanced use of Siemens NX CAM software to create CNC code for 3 Axis and 5 Axis machining centres.

  • Focus on optimisation of existing CNC Programmes to drive machine tool efficiency.

  • Providing clear, effective communication across all key stakeholders and shifts.

  • Ensuring that appropriate process and procedures are adhered to throughout manufacture in order to maintain high quality.

  • Adaptable and proficient in meeting demanding timelines in a fast-paced environment

  • Required to have a mindset focused on continuous improvement and the ability to establish a positive reputation for both oneself and the department.

To be successful you will have:

  • You have completed a recognised apprenticeship and hold relevant qualifications.

  • You have proven experience in setting and operating CNC machines, with a strong skill set in CAD/CAM, emphasizing CNC code generation for 3 and 5 axis machining centres in a quality-focused, fast-paced environment.

  • You have experience with recognised CAM systems, and have ideally had previous exposure to Siemens NX CAD/CAM and Vericut, along with general IT competency.

  • You are familiar with quality systems, including ISO-9001.

  • You are an effective communicator and have the ability to maintain focus and objectivity under pressure.

  • You can demonstrate a process-oriented mindset with the capability to logically solve complex problems.

  • You are resilient and professional, with a commitment to continuous improvement and excellent attention to detail.

  • You are energetic with a strong work ethic and have a customer-focused approach.

  • You recognise that flexibility in working hours is required, as well as a can-do attitude, the ability to work in a team whilst under pressure and meet strict deadlines with minimal supervision.


Our riverside campus is powered by 100% renewably sourced energy and features an on-site gym and exercise studio, subsidised restaurant and on-site parking with EV chargers available.

We offer a competitive and attractive package of benefits including a generous bonus scheme, Mercedes car lease scheme, private medical cover, life assurance and 25 days holiday. We pride ourselves on our family-friendly environment, employee well-being programme and offer flexible working opportunities.

Why us:

At the heart of our performance are our people. Every member of our team has a voice and plays their part in contributing to our successes on and off the racetrack. We take pride in creating an innovative, collaborative and high-performance culture where all of our team members are respected, empowered and valued.

Through our Accelerate 25 programme, we are continuously working to make our team even more diverse and inclusive. Whatever your background, we believe that you will find working with us rewarding and enriching.