Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Reference: 36111_1718122269
  • negotiable
  • Oxfordshire
  • Automotive, F1 & Motorsport

The position:

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer to join our F1 Mechanical Design group, working on a wide variety of projects.

Collaborating with the Group Principal / Head of Mechanical Design, you will be responsible for undertaking and guiding a range of designs from initial concepts through to prototype production working closely with other Engineering departments.

As a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Concept design through to detailing of mechanical, hydraulic and composite components and assemblies on a wide variety of systems across the
  • Carry out background stress and sizing calculations and produce supporting
  • Conduct design reviews independently or with the Principal Engineer / Head of
  • Demonstrate significant experience to be drawn on by others and be a point of contact for engineering
  • Mentor less experienced engineers within the
  • Complete end-to-end ownership for projects incorporating manufacture, build, testing and racing, including fault analysis and resolution requiring close collaboration with the wider
  • Support checking of detailed drawings, including design review against specification and previous designs and competitor analysis.
  • Drive continuous improvement and promote autonomous

Our ideal candidate is someone who has:

  • An in-depth understanding of fundamental engineering principles and previous experience within a similar role within
  • A relevant degree or equivalent qualification supported by design experience in motorsport, aerospace or a related
  • The ability to manage a diverse workload and prioritise work to varying
  • Strong CAD skills, ideally with experience of Siemens NX, however training will be provided for conversion from other CAD
  • Experience with simulation modelling and basic stress
  • Data analysis experience would also be

Applicants should bring a creative, proactive approach to problem-solving, along with good attention to detail. A friendly, collaborative outlook, with good communication and organisation skills will help the successful candidate integrate well into our design team.

This is an exciting opportunity to develop your career in a fast paced and rewarding environment. Some international travel may be required.

Ashleigh Barrow Recruitment Consultant

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