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Programme Planner

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 rising star George Russell.

To be a part of our team, it does not matter whether you already have an interest in motorsport or not: we are looking for people who are passionate about reaching their full potential and are excited about constantly learning. We are highly focused on equal opportunities and pride ourselves on our strong, inclusive values and culture.

The Role:

As a Programme Planner, reporting to the Planning Manager, you will focus on interfacing between our Design Engineers, Manufacturing and Build teams. You will be planning and managing component availability in line with target events, agreed quantities and budget. The role will be during our build period from September 2023 - March 2024.

Other responsibilities will include:

  • Creating and managing plans for allocated car areas.

  • Budget creation & management.

  • Design office liaison.

  • Demand planning and communication of the demand to purchasing.

  • Accountable for the delivery of the programme.

  • Expediting components through all areas of manufacture and in to build.

  • Confirming and communicating the part availability status to all stakeholders.

  • Helping to reduce/minimise the overall cost of part non-availability.

What we are looking for:

  • ​Ideally degree educated.

  • Experience of planning/scheduling in a fast-paced, demanding, prototype environment (ideally motorsport) is highly desirable.

  • Effective communication at all levels.

  • Ability to remain focused and objective when faced with adversity.

  • Ability to create a positive profile for themselves and the team.

  • Must possess a process mind-set with a capability for logically solving complex problems.

  • Resilient and professional with a belief in the concept of continuous improvement.

  • Energetic with a strong work ethic and customer focus.

What do we offer?

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. We welcome applications from all and are committed to attracting, recruiting and retaining the most talented individuals.

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 and employee well-being programme.