IT Administration Apprentice

Racing Point is a team on an exciting journey. Made up of true racers with a shared hunger for success, the team has set its sights on challenging the top names in the sport.

For 2021, a new chapter awaits, as Racing Point becomes Aston Martin F1 Team – marking sixty years since this iconic brand last raced in Formula 1 as a factory team.

With fresh investment and energy, the stage is set to build on Aston Martin’s rich and glorious history in motorsport and establish the Silverstone-based team as a competitive force in the years ahead.

To succeed in its mission, the team is looking for talented individuals who share our passion for racing and competition. As the Aston Martin era beckons, get in touch and join one of the most exciting projects in Formula 1.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to undertake an apprenticeship within the IT team at Racing Point F1 Team. The selected candidate will take pride in their role and be able to communicate well within the IT team and F1 team as a whole. The selected candidate will also be able to work well and stay calm in high-pressure situations.

Within this role, the selected candidate will provide service desk and administrative support to the team.

The successful candidate must:


• Be eligible to work in the UK

• Have good numeracy and literary skills

• Basic IT skills (including Word & Excel)

• Be able to work as part of a team

• Have a professional approach

• Have good customer service skills

• Be interested in supporting others

• Have an organised and responsible attitude

• Have a willingness to learn from others

Main responsibilities:

• All purchasing duties, raising orders and goods receipting

• Invoice processing and credit card

• Inventory control – spares and consumables

• Maintaining maintenance schedules – hardware and software maintenance

• Project status chasing and planned maintenance

• Ticket assignment, status chasing and updating

• Team calendar and meeting booking

This apprenticeship will be delivered by Milton Keynes College. The successful candidate will be required to attend Milton Keynes College 1 day per week. This is a 24-month fixed contract.

Qualification title: Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard (Advanced)

Apply via the Milton Keynes College website.

Applicants must be available to attend interviews in the UK

How to apply

To apply for this position, please e-mail us at personnel@racingpointf1.com.

Please include an up-to-date copy of your Curriculum Vitae and a covering letter, quoting the job title in the subject.

Placement Sectors

Engine Systems

This group covers the design of engine and gearbox installation related components, both metallic and composite, for the cooling system, fuel system, and several auxiliary areas.

Mechanical Design

This group covers the design of both inboard and outboard suspension systems as well as driver controls such as pedal installations, brakes and steering systems. 

The group works closely with vehicle science and aerodynamics departments.

Research & Development

This group covers a mixture of design, data analysis and creative problem solving.

Your role will be to validate designs for performance and reliability improvements across composites, mechanical design and engine systems projects.

Aerodynamics Development

This group develops the Aerodynamics of our Formula One cars. 
Your role will expose you to the necessary training to be able to:

  • Contribute to analyses of CFD, WT and track data to help understand the aerodynamic problem and propose flowfield improvements.

  • Create the aerodynamic shapes to effect these flowfield improvements through high-level surfacing in CATIA.

  • Contribute to the workflow which enables these aerodynamic shapes to be tested in CFD and WT to validate performance.

  • Contribute to analyses of CFD, WT and track data to help understand the aerodynamic problem and propose flowfield improvements.

  • Create the aerodynamic shapes to effect these flowfield improvements through high-level surfacing in CATIA.

  • Contribute to the workflow which enables these aerodynamic shapes to be tested in CFD and WT to validate performance.

Each role will involve extensive use of CATIA CAD software although all necessary CAD training will be provided - as well as standard Microsoft Office software. 

The placement duration will be June 2021 until August 2022. 

Interviews will take place over October and November 2020

Closing date for applications to be received: Sunday 18th October 2020.

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For all press and media enquiries, please contact us using the email address below.

Email: media@racingpointf1.com

Tel: 07921 398515

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