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F4 FIRST MECHANIC

VACANCY NOTICE NO : MR1MF4_01

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION : 30 June 2023

LOCATION : HQ Geneva, Switzerland

TRAVELS : Europe & Gulf (Middle-East)

ORGANIZATIONAL SECTION : Formula 4 Racing Team

NATURE OF APPOINTMENT : Seasonal / 12 months

Renewable subject to service requirement/availability of funds

COMMENCEMENT : 20 March 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter

EMAIL TO : recruitement@maffiracing.com

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Under the general direction of the Chief Mechanic, the first mechanic will be responsible for the overall management of their allocated F4 race car, the supervision of their 2nd mechanic, & support the day-to-day work of the chief mechanic.

The first mechanic will perform the following duties:
 

  •  Disassembly, inspection & reassembly of the F4 race car.

  • Service & prepare the F4 race car before & after testing & races.

  •  Supervise the 2nd mechanic & support colleagues as required.

  •  Responsible for the immaculate functionality & reliability of the F4 race car.

  • Ensure the operation of the race car after each software update.

  • Responsible for driver safety before pit lane open.

  • Responsible for monitoring & activating the race car fire extinguisher before each release of the race car to the track.

  • Performing car setups according to engineers’ instructions.

  • Organizing pit lane/grid tools & performing on-grid checks & changes & ensuring race car conformity with technical regulations.

  • Assist with the preparation, loading & unloading of the race truck before & after each testing or race event, setup of team tent/box.

  • Ensure the tidiness, cleanness & good functionality of the working space, tools & materials.

  • Carry out other relevant duties as required;

OTHER COMPETENCIES AND CONSIDERATIONS 

PROFESSIONALISM: Accountable, strategic thinker, client & management oriented. Knowledge of the Team’s rules & the Formula 4 technical regulations. Shows pride in work & in achievements; demonstrates professional competence; is conscientious & efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines & achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Respect for diversity.

COMMUNICATION: Communicates with impact, speaks & writes clearly & effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others & responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify, & respects having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.

CLIENT ORIENTATION: Establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients & suppliers by gaining their trust & respect; identifies clients' needs & matches them to appropriate solutions; monitors ongoing developments inside & outside the clients' environment to keep informed and anticipate problems; keeps management informed of progress or setbacks in projects; meets timeline for delivery of products or services.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

  • University degree in motorsport engineering and mechanics, mechanical engineering and management. Studies in Business Administration would be an asset.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Applicants are required to have at least 4 years of progressively responsible experience in the field of motorsports

  • minimum of 2 years professional work experience in Formula 4, ideally the GEN2 F4 & other single-seater categories.

  • Experience in rebuilding the Sadev F4 gearbox & rewiring of an F4 electrical system is a must.

  • Proficient knowledge and experience of MS Office.

  • Experience in Wintax and other data analysis tools would be an asset.

  • Experience of personnel management & supervision, including administration of outsourced work, would be an advantage.

  • Experience with car re-vinyl & repair of carbon fiber parts.

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Applying Expertise

  • Effective Communication

  • Learning and Knowledge Sharing

  • Organizational Commitment

  • Result-Focused

  •  Teamwork and Collaboration

  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment

LANGUAGE : 

English is the working language of Maffi Racing.

For the position advertised, fluency in both oral and written English is required.

Knowledge of other working languages of Maffi Racing would be an advantage (Italian, French, Spanish).

PASSPORT / VISA / PERMITS

Applicants must be EU/Swiss citizens or have the relevant visa requirement to travel to the EU territory and work in the country where testing and races take place.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

CONSIDERATIONS: The paramount consideration in the appointment of an individual contractor is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity.

Only applicants in whom Maffi Racing has a further interest will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates may be required to participate in a technical assessment followed by a competency-based interview. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application.

CONTACT

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