Williams is one of the world’s most established Formula 1 teams. It exists purely to race in the top echelon of motor racing, where it has been winning Grands Prix for more than three decades. The Williams name has been synonymous with top-level motorsport since the 1960s.
We are looking to recruit a Mechanical Inspector to join our Inspection team. The role consists of measuring and checking parts for conformance to specification or performing other metrology and analysis tasks. Components could be made by any of the prevailing techniques used in Formula 1 vehicle manufacture – but predominantly metallic machining and carbon-fibre composites.
The role will include completing routine and complex inspection processes using hand and bench-top tools. You will be working in a team whilst also comfortable working independently when needed. You will be proactive and able to work at a sustainable pace. The role requires knowledge of components and parts manufactured in a variety of materials including carbon-fibre composites, metals and plastics. You will have confidence to independently draw meaningful conclusions on part quality. You will ensure that all relevant data regarding the work is kept up to date and accurate.
Skills you'll use every day:
Your knowledge of manufacturing technologies relating to metallic and/or composite components. You will be using metrology tools and methods; visual inspection; programming and operating co-ordinate measuring machines (CMM), using the operational software PC-DMIS; operating portable measuring arms using Polyworks; and in conjunction with the Team Leader, ensure that parts are inspected and processed during the required time periods. You will have excellent communication and the skills to report pertinent information to designers, manufacturers and other inspectors, as required. You will take pride in your work and be able to operate with minimum supervision. Effective organisation is a necessity along with a proactive approach to using procedures that encourage continuous improvement.
Education and experience:
You will possess a recognised apprenticeship or relevant experience in a similar environment
For these roles we have a choice of three shifts available:
4 days on, 4 days off
Alternating early/late shift
What can Williams offer?
The Williams Group is based in Grove, Oxfordshire. We offer free onsite parking and large open green spaces to unwind during breaks. We are a short 5 minutes’ from Wantage, our closest town centre. We have an on-site gym which is free to use for all staff and contractors. We also have a subsidised restaurant on site.
The Williams Group is an equal opportunity employer who value diversity and inclusion. If you have a disability we would be happy to discuss reasonable adjustments to the job with you.
Application closing date:
All applications must be received by 16th September 2019
Strictly no agencies.
Please Note: Due to the Volume of applications we receive on a daily basis we cannot guarantee your application will be acknowledged or considered unless you have applied directly via our website www.williamsf1.com/careers.
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