There are a wide range of Motorsport Jobs available all across the UK with motor racing teams, not just in Formula 1, but in Rally and Endurance Racing, as well as many other motorsport series. In this blog, we will take a brief look at Motorsport Jobs available outside of Formula 1 with some of the most successful companies which have a fantastic heritage of producing championship winning competition cars.
Motorsport Jobs: M-Sport
M-Sport is a world-class motorsports company which delivers a range of services for manufacturers who compete in the highest level of Rally and Endurance Racing competitions, including Manufacturer teams for Ford and Bentley.
M-Sport is owned and managed by Malcolm Wilson who has more than 40 years’ experience at rallying’s highest level. As a driver, Malcolm won two British national titles in the 1970s, and also the British international crown in 1994. He drove for three World Rally Championship factory teams and also spent several years as Ford’s chief test driver.
Junior Engineers will have the opportunity to work with M-Sport’s experienced Engineers, with either The Race Team, Rally X teams or WRC engineers. In addition, successful graduates will be involved in the preparation and planning of documentation and car builds. They will also attend various tests and events, and will be involved in the research and development of new systems and ideas.
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Motorsport Jobs: Prodrive
Prodrive Apprenticeship roles include opportunities in Composites, Machining, IT, Electrical Engineering and Motorsport. In the last three decades Prodrive has run motorsport programmes for some of the greatest names in motorsport: Porsche, Aston Martin, Subaru, BMW, MG, Ford, MINI, Honda, and Alfa Romeo. Prodrive has won: 6 FIA World Rally titles, 6 FIA World Sportscar titles, 5 Le Mans titles, 4 British Touring Car titles, and the Le Mans Series title.
Prodrive Apprenticeship roles are available across the business, depending on the needs of each department at any particular time. Roles can include:
- Composites Technician
- IT Support Technician
- Electrical Technician
- Engine Technician
- Race Technician
- Car Build Technician
- Workshop Technician
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Motorsport Jobs: Engineering
Cosworth has a string of driver and manufacturer titles in Formula One, IndyCar, Champ Car, WRC, sportscars and MotoGP. As a result, the company is one of the most iconic and respected automotive engineering companies in the Motorsport industry.
Cosworth Graduate Jobs can vary according to the needs of the business. They are predominantly Engineering-related roles, for candidates with a degree in the following disciplines:
- Electronic Engineering
- Computer Science or IT
- Mechanical Engineering
- Automotive Engineering
- Material Science
- Manufacturing Engineering
Mathwall offers Graduate Jobs in motor sport engineering, including historic racing engines. The company can design and develop full powertrain systems, and can also specify, design, and build test rigs to a client’s specific requirements. It designs and operates test rigs from its own facility in Surrey with results uploaded in the required format directly to a client’s own IT system.
Mathwall are always looking for highly-qualified and interested engineers to join their growing team in Thursley, Surrey.
There are a range of Xtrac Graduate Jobs available at the company’s base in Thatcham, Berkshire. These take the form of 1 year Industrial Placements in Engineering and Operations. which are open to students prior to the last year of University. Candidates are offered 1 year Placements with full-time Xtrac Graduate Jobs offered upon completion of academic studies.
Engineering Industrial Placement:
Xtrac have several 1 year placement opportunities in Engineering as a Trainee Engineer in either the company’s Design Office or Advanced Engineering Group.
Operations Industrial Placement:
Xtrac recently introduced a 1 year placement opportunity in the Operations department as a Trainee Buyer.
Motorsport Jobs – where next?
Hopefully these few examples have inspired you to consider companies above which offer Motorsport Jobs in a variety of roles. However, if you would like to search for other Motorsport Jobs, visit iwantobea.com for a complete list of companies offering Apprenticeships and Graduate Jobs in Motorsport. You can also filter by Region, Role and Education Requirements to find the perfect Apprenticeship for you. If you are specifically interested in a job in Formula 1, check out our blog: How to find a Job in Formula 1.
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