Parts Coordinator

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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 based in the United States on the same Kannapolis, North Carolina, campus as his championship-winning NASCAR team, Stewart-Haas Racing. Haas is the founder of Haas Automation, the largest CNC machine tool builder in North America, and he is chairman of Haas F1 Team. 
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Organisation
Haas F1 Team
Reference
VAC-3448
Location
Banbury / UK
Salary / Benefits
Competitive
Contract Type

When you join a team that never sits still, that’s hungry to make F1 history with every fabrication, every code, and every email we write, you won’t either. To meet the challenges of competing in the highest class of international motor racing, you’ll help us innovate new ways of getting our team to the top.

 

Haas F1 is unique on the grid - our most important resource, our soul, is our people.

 

That’s just one reason why you can have so much impact here. Every member of our team is a full contributor to our results on the track, no matter which department or country you work in.  At Haas F1 Team you’ll be involved in many different areas of the team, an assortment of projects and plenty of hands-on experience while collaborating with some of the best minds in the world. Yes, you’ll learn from them, but they expect to learn from you too.

 

Join our team and make your passion your profession.

 

General Summary:

Reporting to the Stores & Parts Supervisor this role is based in Banbury, UK. The role coordinates the activities of the factory & Race team to ensure an effective parts supply to all the events within a car programme. Working with various departments and technical partners this role will ensure components are delivered correctly and timely to trackside based on the project BOM.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Promote teamwork and effective communications to develop working relationships between all personnel and departments.
  • Follow and implement parts policies, guidelines and procedures.
  • Manage supply of key components from our technical partner
  • Ownership and management of our ERP and Lifing software with the ability to train and guide others on the effective use of the software within the factory and race team.
  • Ability to navigate CAD and to understand technical drawings.
  • Coordinate the distribution of parts in alignment with the approved allocation and build spec documents and feedback any required changes.
  • Takes an enthusiastic approach to satisfying the parts needs of the Race Team, RTS and sub assembly teams.
  • Confidence and knowledge to feedback any changes which could reduce cost and/or improve the supply of components.
  • Open and honest communication style. Encouraging an atmosphere of mutual trust between factory and race team.
  • Collate and report data relating to part attrition and make recommendations for stocking policies per part to ensure cost effective and timely supply to meet demands
  • Work with the Current Car Programme Manager to provide predicted required quantities for each project/event and mitigate any risks due to parts shortages.
  • For car build and upgrades, actively checks the status of each part and informs others where action is required to achieve the delivery date target.
  • Replenishes travelling stores to an agreed level in between events. Informs PMO team of any shortages and keeps track of delivery status.
  • Manage the turnaround of structural and non-structural components between events.
  • Whilst on event, is responsible for the receiving and issuing of parts from the travelling stores.
  • Provide support to the factory stores team for picking, kitting and packing of stock for events.
  • Creation and management of component service schedules to allow for project realization and cost mitigation
  • Travel to tests, races and events with the race team as required and an active member of the pit stop crew.
  • Collaborate with the Stores & Parts team to ensure the correct parts are issued and transacted in real time within the ERP and Lifing software.
  • Follow all safety regulations in all venues.
  • Assumes any responsibilities and duties delegated by the Stores & Parts Supervisor or their designee.

 

Education and Work Experience:

  • GCSE, High School diploma or equivalent required. Further education including Trade School, Apprenticeship or University Degree desired.
  • 2 to 3 years of experience within a parts and supply chain, preferably in Motorsport. 
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and meet liability/casualty insurance requirements.

 

Specialized Knowledge and Skills:

  • Good technical background in car/ mechanical design / operation / build / preparation / car performance.
  • Needs to be proactive, flexible, organized and able to prioritize own work load.
  • Work to a consistently high standard in stressful and time sensitive situations.
  • Quick decision-making skills whilst working through problems in a scientific and analytical way.
  • Work well in a team environment with personnel at all levels.
  • A sympathetic approach to your work colleagues and an ability to integrate within a group environment.
  • A can-do positive approach and a willingness to help others is essential.

 

Equipment and Applications:

  • Solid computer knowledge, experience in Microsoft Office products, PLM systems (3DExperience) and Microsoft Dynamics AX.

 

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 will require domestic & international travel and a willingness to work long and flexible hours including weekends.

 

This position may require lifting to 50 pounds, repeated bending, squatting and manual dexterity. 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.

 

You’ll discover many more benefits of working at Haas F1, such as our family days where we invite you and your family to spend quality time with our team, the drivers and the cars.

At Haas F1, Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion are fundamental of who we are. Our commitment to these ethics is steadfast and this promise travels with us wherever we are in the world.  They are central to our mission and to our impact on the F1 Circuit. We know that having varied perspectives helps generate better ideas to solve the complex problems of a changing and increasingly diverse world.

 

Notice

Due to the nature of the organisation, all employees of Haas F1 Team are required to be security cleared to National Security Vetting standards. If successful in your application, we would support you with the NSV process. As a guideline only, you would normally need to have been a UK resident for the last 5 consecutive years.  Further confirmation can be found on the Civil Aviation Authority  National Security Vetting (NSV) website https://www.caa.co.uk/Commercial-industry/Security/Vetting/National-security-vetting/

If you have not been a UK resident for the last 5 consecutive years, please be prepared to request an Overseas Criminal Records Check for these countries as you will be asked to provide this for referencing and security checks if you are successful.