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Motorsport

Recruiment Specialists

Win the Race

Gerrell & Hard is proud to be a strategic partner to Honda Formula 1. The renowned brand was one of our first clients and we have continued to work with them since their thrilling return to motorsport.

We helped the Honda team set up its facility in Milton Keynes and support them with their ongoing recruitment for the very best technical professionals, sourcing the elite hires who keep them at the leading edge of the world’s most competitive and prestigious motorsport.

Motorsport is an exciting and specialist field that faces extraordinary competition for talent. Our passion for the sector allows us to carry out assignments quickly and accurately - as befits the challenge of sourcing the best engineers, fast!  

Who we support

In addition to Honda F1 we support a number of consultancy and supplier businesses within motorsport, sourcing the brightest talent for technical and non-technical functions from graduate to Senior Management levels across various skills including:

  • Design and CAD
  • Aerodynamics and Wind Tunnel
  • Technicians, Mechanics and Operators
  • Electronics, Controls and Software
  • Electrical Hardware and EDS
  • Project and Programme
  • Manufacturing and Production
  • Quality and SQA
  • Business Development, Sales and Marketing
  • CAE, FEA and CFD Simulation and Analysis
  • Test and Development
  • Trackside
  • Systems and Safety
  • Battery, Hybrid and Electric Vehicle
  • Purchasing and Supply Chain
  • Operations and Logistics
  • Health, Safety and Environmental
  • Human Resources


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I recommend G&H to anyone in the automotive/motorsport sector. Nick understands this industry and takes time to match candidates’ skills and experience to company requirements. Throughout my most recent placement Nick provided an efficient, personal and professional service a cut above other recruiters I've dealt with.

Engineer, HV Energy Management - Bentley Motors

Simon was instrumental in helping me gain a placement at Infiniti-Red Bull Racing. He is naturally approachable and professional and working with him greatly increased my chances of success. He continues to check in even after his main task has been completed. I would recommend anybody work with him.

Infiniti Performance Engineering Academy Winner

Nick Green supported me in my job application, providing the necessary information and guidance so that I could understand what the company were looking for in their initial assessments. He is supportive, professional and a great recruiter.

Finance Coordinator

I can highly recommend Nick, and Gerrell & Hard, due to his professionalism, diligence, and the high level of respect he shows for candidates in a recruitment process. I was a candidate in a process that Nick was running, and although it was particularly elongated, Nick always kept me informed of the status of the process, responded to my emails and voicemails immediately and made me feel that I was more than just a commodity who would be dropped if a fee wasn't to be earned from me. Nick invests far more into a search process, than simply running a word search against his current database in order to find the best fit of candidates for his clients. If more recruitment firms operated the way Nick does, the recruitment experience for both employers and candidates would be a much more positive experience.

Senior Manager - Head of Business & Operations, F1

Gerrell & Hard were instrumental in the success of the 2014 Infiniti Performance Engineering Academy. Having worked with Infiniti’s parent organisation, they were a natural choice for the project and came highly recommended.

Due to timings this year it was of paramount importance that we have a partner that could manage a large amount of applicants in a highly organised, efficient and professional manner. Furthermore we wanted a partner to approach the academy – the first of its kind for Infiniti and Infiniti Red Bull Racing – with a fresh and proactive attitude. Nick and Simon worked hand in hand with us to develop a functional and highly credible hiring process that delivered twelve final candidates and ultimately, three outstanding employees. Their experience and personable approach to this project has set an exceptionally high benchmark and I look forward to working with them again in the near future.   

Project Manager, Infiniti Performance Engineering Academy

Paul approached me via LinkedIn with a role that he was recruiting for. After a quick chat I felt he really understood my abilities and had matched them perfectly with his client and the role he was recruiting for. The whole process of changing jobs was a breeze with great communication throughout. Since starting my new job I have had various chats with Paul, enquiring as to how I’m getting on, it’s a really nice personal touch and shows he values his clients and cares for their wellbeing. Should I need to contact a recruiter again in the future Paul will be top of the list.

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Head of Powertrain

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  A fantastic opportunity for a Head of Powertrain has become available with our Automotive & Motorsport client.   It’s a great time to join this company with many exciting projects spanning continuation vehicles, race and automotive projects.   Reporting into the Director of Engineering you will lead and manage the powertrain department in all design, research and development, integration, build and testing of Powertrain systems including ICE, Hybrid and EV.   To be successful you will need:   • Upper Degree Level in a relevant Engineering discipline such as Mechanical, Automotive, or Aerospace Engineering. • At least 10 years...

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Team Leader - Battery & HV Systems

Northamptonshire Competitive + benefits

Due to securing a number of new projects, our Automotive & Motorsport client are growing their EV capability and are looking to recruit an experienced Team Lead in Battery and HV Systems on a permanent basis.   Serving as the top level subject matter expert for HV batteries and powertrain systems, you will lead a team of technical specialists in engineering the mechanical, electrical and software aspects of HV systems.   To be considered for this role you will have:   · An upper degree in mechanical or electrical/electronic engineering · More than 5 years’ experience as a Battery/HV Engineer...

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Principal Battery And HV Electrical Powertrain Engineer

Northamptonshire Competitive + benefits

Due to securing a number of new projects, our Automotive & Motorsport client are currently seeking an experienced Principal Battery and HV Electrical Powertrain Engineer to join their team.   We are looking for someone who is degree qualified in Mechanical Engineering (or similar) and has the ability to lead the Electrical design and development of HV Batteries and Powertrain systems.   Key duties;    • Lead the Electrical design and development of HV Batteries and Powertrain systems • Liaise closely with the software and mechanical engineering teams to ensure that designs are optimised at all levels. • To carry...

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