Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team

Model Machine Shop CNC Machinist/Programmer

Undisclosed salaryOtherFull timePermanent
Brackley, GB

About the position


Model Machine Shop CNC Machinist/Programmer (Early/Late Shift)


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.

About the Role:

A new vacancy has arisen for a CNC machinist/programmer working within our model machine shop. Reporting to the respective shift leader and machine shop manager, the CNC machinist/programmer will be responsible for working alongside our existing team. This will include effectively using Siemens NX CAM software in creating toolpaths for our 3 & 5 axis machines, whilst supporting our machining areas to produce precision machined components for our 60% scale model car prior to wind tunnel testing as well as producing components for various other projects within the business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Competent daily use of 3/5 Axis CNC Machines.
  • Utilisation 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.
  • Dynamic and capable in meeting challenging deadlines within a fast-paced environment.
  • Must possess a continuous improvement mind-set and be able to create a positive profile for themselves and the department.

To be successful, you will have:

  • Have served a recognised apprenticeship and hold the relevant qualifications.
  • A proven background of setting and operating CNC machines and a strong skill set around CAD / CAM with a focus on CNC code generation for 3 and 5 axis machining centres for the manufacture of precision components within a quality focused, fast paced environment.
  • Experience of recognised Cam systems is essential and previous experience of Siemens NX CAD/CAM and Vericut would be highly advantageous as well as a general IT competency.
  • You will possess effective communication skills and will have the ability to remain focused and objective under pressure. You will be able to demonstrate a process mind-set with the capability for logically solving complex problems. 
  • You will be resilient and professional with a belief in the concept of Continuous Improvement, excellent attention to detail and knowledge of quality systems including ISO-9001.
  • You will be energetic with a strong work ethic and customer focus.
  • Flexibility in hours and a can-do approach is required, along with the ability to work in a team, under pressure and to strict deadlines with minimum 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.

Your application:

We will ask you to complete a questionnaire as well as submitting a cover letter and CV. Please note if you would like to include a cover letter please upload it with your CV as one PDF document.


Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team


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Posted 2 months ago



Brackley, GB