Design and Planning Coordinator

Design and Planning Coordinator

Haas F1 Team
Date Posted
7th June 2018
Project Planner
Banbury / UK
Competitive Salary

Join the newest successful Formula One team! At Haas F1 Team, we are looking to grow our Team  and have an exciting position available in our Planning department. This is a fast-paced and challenging opportunity to make a substantial impact within a small team. We are looking for team-oriented, experienced individual.

We are a young, dynamic, and expanding team that is building an open, discursive environment full of opportunities for motivated individuals pursing a challenge. Haas F1 Team is designed to allow the best and brightest talent to excel within the premier form of racing in the world. Haas F1 Team debuted in the FIA Formula One World Championship in 2016, becoming the first American-led Formula One team since 1986. Founded by industrialist Gene Haas, Haas F1 Team is in Kannapolis, North Carolina, USA, with team operations in Banbury, UK and Parma, Italy. We have proven to be competitive within our first two seasons with a uniquely-designed team, quickly demonstrating our desire to win!


General Summary:

Reports to the European Programme Manager. The role is based in the UK with the possibility of travel to Italy. Liaisons with Aero, Design and Purchasing to provide a BoM, Design Info and Planning function. Communicates with Italy and America providing an effective link between the UK and our design and manufacturing departments.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Promote teamwork and effective communications to develop working relationships between all personnel and departments.
  • Actively contribute to the initiation and scoping of projects with the aero and design departments.
  • Documents the outputs required for successful project delivery by the creation and distribution of project plans, covering aero concept to track implementation.
  • Assists in the creation and updating of project tracking documentation.
  • Extracts design output from our partners and collates into regular design release documents.
  • Creates and maintains; part, BoM and demand data in our ERP/PLM systems.
  • Ensures design data is available to UK Factory and race team personnel.
  • Data and administrative responsibilities as directed.
  • Complies with and enforces safety standards in all venues, follows and implement parts policies, guidelines and procedures.
  • Assumes any responsibilities and duties delegated by the European Programme Manager or their designee.


Education and Work Experience:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Engineering or Business desirable, 2 years of experience of planning and Bills of Material in an automotive or discrete manufacturing environment. Motorsports experience a plus.  Must have a valid driver’s license and meet liability/casualty insurance requirements.  Experience working in an international environment desirable.  English written and verbal skills required, Italian skills a plus.


Specialized Knowledge and Skills:

  • Ability to create project plans from scratch.
  • Ability to create Bills of Materials from multiple sources and determine correct supply levels to race team.
  • Ability to foresee project risks and advise corrective actions to offset risks.
  • Be extremely self-driven and able to work efficiently with little or no daily supervision. 
  • A quick thinker, be a flexible and adaptive character with the ability to react to and solve problems with speed and efficiency, sometimes under high pressure.
  • Exceptional communication skills with the ability to interact and influence cross-functional teams to drive performance.


Equipment and Applications:

  • MS Project or planning software
  • MS Excel
  • ERP BoM Software
  • Ability to prepare and present effective presentations of complex subjects to a diverse audience.


Work Environment Physical Demands:

An ability to work and prioritize within a high pressure, time sensitive environment while retaining a methodical approach is essential. The role may require occasional domestic and international travel. A willingness to work long and flexible hours including weekends.


Fast-paced work environment requiring heavy mental demands. Work environment includes machinery, race cars, 7-post and other rigs, grinding debris, and hazardous fluids. All employees must ensure compliance with the Company Health and Safety Policy, and all relevant other statutory Health and Safety legislation.

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