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No.2 Mechanic

  • Bicester, England, United Kingdom
Electric Racing

Job description

At NEOM McLaren Electric Racing, our ambition is to win races and championships. We love the challenge of competing against the best, pushing the limits of performance and technology, while inspiring our people to pursue innovation and unlock their potential in the ever-growing world of motorsport.

McLaren Racing’s entry in Extreme E and Formula E aims to accelerate McLaren Racing’s sustainability journey and reach a new, more diverse global audience and workforce. Based on the unique Bicester Heritage site, the Extreme E and Formula E teams combined are known as NEOM McLaren Electric Racing.

Purpose of the Role:

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior No2 Mechanic to join our team. Reporting to the Head of Trackside Operations, you will be responsible for all race car sub-assemblies, part maintenance, servicing, and part lifetime records.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Powertrain build and assembly - working with pre-existing processes and build specification.
  • Ensure all assemblies and parts are built to the exact same specification.
  • Suspension assembly, maintenance, and servicing.
  • Upright and driveshaft assembly and servicing.
  • Damper builds.
  • Damper dyno running and reporting.
  • Accurate part life reporting and management.
  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills whilst developing other members of the team.
  • Garage set up and pack down at races and tests.
  • Attend team and health and safety meetings as required.
  • Assist with freight organisation, loading and packing.
  • Must be able to work within a car crew during events.
  • Participate in pitstops during events.
  • keep a clean and tidy working environment at the circuit and our team base at Bicester.
  • Attend the team’s headquarters at Bicester Heritage when the team is not on a race event.

Job requirements

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Previous build / sub assembly position must be held for multiple years
  • Have a passion for motorsport and desire to work at an extremely high standard.
  • Flexibility in hours and approach along with a ‘can do,’ ‘team playing’ attitude.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills essential.
  • Prioritisation of workload ensuring a seamless flow of parts to the mechanics group during build periods.
  • The ability to work under minimal supervision to strict deadlines and in a professional manner.
  • Fabrication and turning advantageous.
  • Hold a full UK driving license.

The successful candidate must have multiple years’ experience in trackside motorsport and have previous experience in a Sub Assembly / Car build environment

HV training will be provided for the successful candidate.

What can McLaren offer?

We strive to provide a fun, innovative, collaborative and open culture where everyone’s input is welcome, and everyone feels part of our achievements. We work hard to create a culture of continuous improvement and support this with a proactive approach to management and personal development.

NEOM McLaren Electric Racing is based at the Bicester Heritage site on the edge of Bicester. There are multiple lunch options all within a walkable distance as well as on-site kitchen facilities, indoor and outdoor break-out areas. The site is 1 mile from Bicester North Train Station with regular trains from London and Birmingham.

We encourage hybrid working patterns to give you options to balance your home life and hobbies with your work, and offer a comprehensive package of benefits including private healthcare, car schemes, life insurance and generous pension contributions.