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F4 FIRST MECHANIC

POSITION : 1ST MECHANIC FORMULA 4

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION : 15 March 2024

LOCATION : HQ Geneva, Switzerland

TRAVELS : Europe 

ORGANIZATIONAL SECTION : Formula 4 Racing Team

NATURE OF APPOINTMENT : Seasonal / 12 months

Renewable subject to service requirement

STARTING DATE : 20 March 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter

EMAIL : recruitment@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 racing events.

  • 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.

  • Performing car setups according to engineers’ instructions.

  • Organizing pitlane/grid tools, performing on-grid checks & changes.

  • Ensuring race car conformity with technical regulations.

  • Preparation, loading & unloading of the race truck before & after each event.  Setup of team tent/box.

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

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 and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Respect for diversity.

COMMUNICATION: Communicates with impact, speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify and 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 and matches them to appropriate solutions; monitors ongoing developments inside and 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, mechanical engineering or technical school.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Applicants are required to have at least 3 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.

  • 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 is an asset.

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

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.

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