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Senior Aerodynamicist (Ref REQ-031)

Closing Date: 26/08/2019 23:59:59

Job Description

We are looking for a high-performing Senior Aerodynamicist to join our Team. You already have an established track record in motorsport aerodynamics. With us, you will take the next step to cement a successful career in your chosen specialism.

Supported by our focus on developing your skills, you will fulfil your potential to excel at the highest level. Surrounded by proven winners and using our state-of-the art tools, you will flourish in an Aerodynamics Department that values creativity and fresh thinking.

Working as part of a small team, you will deliver innovative projects that yield on-track results. Responsibilities include:

  • Train, mentor and support other engineers, sharing knowledge and specialist skills
  • Lead, plan and run complex performance projects through all development stages
  • Use our state-of-the-art wind tunnel and CFD facilities to evaluate new designs
  • Apply understanding learnt from critical analysis of results to generate innovative solutions
  • Work with a range of skilled specialists to turn ideas into reality within tight timescales
  • Support the use of specialist tools (eg CFD, experimental) whilst also developing new capability

Candidate Profile

You have an open and curious mind, a creative approach to aerodynamic development and are keen to develop and push yourself further in a demanding role.

Essential skills and experiences:

  • Established track record in top-level motorsport aerodynamics (eg F1, IndyCar, WEC)
  • Proven ability to deliver aerodynamic gains using experimental and / or CFD methods
  • Outstanding qualifications in a relevant subject, eg PhD, MSc, or strong degree in Aerospace Engineering
  • An excellent understanding of the fundamentals of low-speed aerodynamics
  • Robust analytical and problem-solving skills, delivering innovative solutions to a high level of detail
  • Interpersonal and communication skills of the highest quality

Flexibility in hours and approach is required.

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer (Ref REQ-060)

Closing Date: 28/09/2019 23:59:59

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has become available in our Mechanical Design Group for a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer specialising in hydraulic component design. 

Reporting to one of our Lead Mechanical Design Engineers, the successful candidate will take full ownership and responsibility for a variety of complex hydraulic projects. Using an analytical approach alongside a high attention to detail to engineering design, they will take ownership of major mechanical projects from concept through to design, testing and implementation onto the race car.

Key responsibilities/Duties:

  • Initiating and implementing the design and development of mechanical and hydraulic assemblies of the highest complexity and to the highest standards.
  • Specifying and managing the R&D testing programmes for safety and performance critical systems
  • Reliability management of assigned systems throughout component life cycle and in support of the team’s reliability function.
  • Close collaboration with other engineering departments and external suppliers to ensure fully integrated system designs, achieving optimal car performance.
  • Use of Catia FEA to support your own designs

Candidate knowledge:

  • Mechanical, automotive or aeronautical engineering degree (2:1 minimum grade) or similar qualification with a high level of experience in F1, another top level motorsport category or an equivalent high level engineering industry.
  • Strong knowledge of hydraulic system design.
  • Experience of current F1 Steering and braking systems desirable.
  • Experience of Catia V5/3DX mechanical design package. Operating knowledge of Catia Kinematics and surfacing experience would be an advantage.
  • Use of finite element analysis tools (ideally with Catia V5/3DX package) and hand calculation methodologies to produce reliable and optimised designs.
  • Basic data analysis and system simulation knowledge would be an advantage.
  • Excellent communication and collaborative skills to ensure cross departmental integration
  • High attention to detail and the ability to work under limited supervision to tight deadlines.

Benefits:

In return for your work and commitment, we offer a competitive package including bonus, life assurance, private medical cover, car lease scheme, 25 days holidays, subsidised restaurant and on-site gym facilities.

Dyno Systems Engineer (Ref REQ-033)

Closing Date: 25/08/2019 23:59:59

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Systems Engineer to join our Dyno Team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the installation, configuration and health of on-car electronic systems and data acquisition during dyno test events. 

Key Responsibilities/Duties

  • Preparation of the chassis rack with reference code versions, datasets, calibration & set up according to MAMG requirements.
  • Monitor the performance and health of the chassis and power unit systems on event.
  • Reporting of test issues or failures to the Dyno Test Engineer.
  • Electrical hardware installation, configuration, and maintenance of logging schedule.
  • Live data analysis and development of analysis/post-processing tools.
  • Reporting of faults with responsibility for the resolution of support system related issues.
  • Mileage reporting and processing of dyno operational utilisation metrics.
  • Maintain CAN and Profibus communication networks.
  • Maintain the calibration and validation of dyno test hardware.
  • Develop a working knowledge of dyno control systems.
  • Liaison with electronics / controls to ensure the correct powertrain hardware & software configurations are applied.
  • Maintenance of concise and relevant operational procedures.

Candidate Profile

The applicant will have attained a high performing degree in a relevant field (Electrical, Mechanical, Automotive etc.). 

Experience in a similar role in motorsport is advantageous but not essential.  

Flexibility in hours and approach is required, along with a ‘can do’, ‘team playing’ attitude. Good verbal and written communication skills are very important. The ability to work under minimal supervision to strict deadlines and in a professional manner is essential.

  • Previous experience working with on-car electronic systems, data processing and analysis in a motorsport environment would be advantageous.
  • Familiarity with MES ATLAS and SECU software.
  • Previous experience working hands-on with on-car electrical systems in a motorsport, dyno test or trackside environment is preferable.
  • Working interest in controls system development.
  • Proficiency with Node.js or JavaScript and at least one of Python / C# / Matlab / C++.
  • Strong electrical diagnostic ability; 17th/18th Edition qualification advantageous
  • Good practical and theoretical knowledge of F1 gearbox / hydraulics / engine systems.
  • Highly motivated, able to make decisions within a pressurised environment and have an active interest in technical problem solving.

We demand the best from our people so it’s only right we reward them with the best benefits. That’s why we offer a competitive package, including: life assurance, private medical cover, 25 days holiday, on-site gym, and subsidised restaurant facilities.

Closing Date: 26th August 2019

Senior Software Engineer (Ref REQ-002)

Closing Date: 28/09/2019 23:59:59

Job Description

We're seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Software Engineer to join our growing agile software development group. You’ll deliver on key projects to continuously develop more comprehensive insights of our car, driving our race performance. 

Partnering with key areas of the business, you’ll enhance existing tools and systems, deliver exciting new projects and manage internal customer experience. Key projects include developing our Driver in the Loop real time simulator, our HPC infrastructure and our data capture and analysis systems. You’ll help to streamline our software development projects and processes and build the capabilities of our team to deliver real value in the business.

Your work will push our car development both on and off track, and you’ll get the opportunity to work with a wide range of key stakeholders, delivering high value projects with a real-world impact.   

  

We want to be the best in everything that we do from racing cars to software development, and are looking to revolutionise our working practices, from concept to deployment. We’re creating the next generation of software infrastructure that will be the foundation of our success for years to come.  

  

We’re looking for someone who has proven experience, working at a senior level in a software team, who has delivered solutions to complex problems. It’s vital that you can work with key stakeholders, maintaining a strong customer focus. It’s a really exciting time to join our team, where you can make a tangible impact on our car development and race performance.   

  

What you'll do:

  • Mentor the software development team, building a supportive environment and developing capabilities to ensure the smooth delivery of major technical projects.
  • Be a key point of contact for new software requirements and internal stakeholder management.
  • Enhance existing systems, ensuring sustainable solutions, whilst building the functionality of the future.
  • Streamline our software engineering projects and processes with the team, ensuring seamless customer experiences and advocating best practices.
  • Provide architectural advice and guidance.  
  • Support some of our live race events, ensuring the team can access the right information at the right time to enhance our strategic decision making.

Who you are:

  • Degree in Computer Science (or similar), or relevant experience.
  • Experience working in high performing self-organising teams, delivering solutions to complex problems 
  • Excellent communication skills and experience working with a strong customer focus 
  • Experience using agile development methodologies such as TDD and CI 
  • Significant experience of at least one programming language, ideally C#, and strong knowledge of Object-Oriented Programming (OOP). 
  • Extensive knowledge of the full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)  
  • Excellent communication skills and experience managing key stakeholder relationships 
  • Able to create and nurture a culture of problem solvers eager to tackle new challenges    

Benefits:

We demand the best from our people. So it’s only right we reward them with the best benefits. That’s why we offer a competitive package, including: life assurance, private medical cover, 25 days holiday, on-site gym, and subsidised restaurant facilities.

Graduate Software Engineer (Ref REQ-077)

Closing Date: 28/09/2019 23:59:59

Job Description

We're seeking a highly talented and motivated Graduate Software Engineer to join our growing agile software development group. You’ll work in a self-directing project team, with other developers to deliver projects that continuously improve our insights of our car, driving our race performance. 

Partnering with key internal customers, you’ll understand their requirements, build functionality and test our solutions to ensure a seamless customer experience. Key projects will enhance our existing systems and develop new functionality for our teams, examples include our Driver in the Loop real time simulator, our HPC infrastructure and our data capture and analysis systems.

Your work will push our car development both on and off track, and you’ll get the opportunity to work with a wide range of key stakeholders, delivering high value projects with a real-world impact.   

We want to be the best in everything that we do from racing cars to software development, and are looking to revolutionise our working practices, from concept to deployment. We’re creating the next generation of software infrastructure that will be the foundation of our success for years to come.  

  

We’re looking for a pro-active and talented graduate, who is keen to develop their career in a customer facing environment. In return, we’ll provide you with opportunities for growth, mentoring support and the chance to support our race team at live events. 

It’s a really exciting time to join our team, where you can make a tangible impact on our car development and race performance.   

  

Working as part of a project team, you will:  

  • Enhancing existing systems and build new functionality to further our understanding of our race car.
  • Building a strong understanding of our internal customer needs, providing a seamless customer experience and deliver projects to a high standard.
  • Plan project architecture ensuring sustainable integration with our existing systems.
  • Developing automated test plans, to ensure projects are rigorously tested before release.
  • Using agile development methodologies and continuously improve how we make software.
  • Developing your technical skills to suit a variety of business needs. 
  • Supporting some of our live race events, ensuring the team can access the right information at the right time to enhance our strategic decision making.

Who You Are    

  • Relevant degree in Computer Science or similar
  • Experience working with code bases, either on a placement scheme or personal projects, preferably in C#, with an understanding of Object-Oriented Programming.
  • Understanding of agile development methodologies and full Software Development Lifecycle
  • Passionate about software development, solving complex problems and continuous improvement
  • Customer focused with excellent communication skills

Benefits:

In return for your work and commitment, we offer a competitive package including bonus, life assurance, private medical cover, car lease scheme, 25 days holidays, subsidised restaurant and on-site gym facilities.

SAP MM Functional Consultant (Ref REQ-035)

Closing Date: 25/08/2019 23:59:59

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced SAP MM Functional Consultant to join the Digital Technology team at a time of significant change. The SAP MM Functional Consultant will be responsible for all aspects of the full SAP implementation project lifecycle, working closely with key business stakeholders and Change and Business Process Management functions to conduct workshops, gather/document business requirements and truly define the change. Responsibilities will then include blueprinting, designing the required solution, configuration of SAP modules, creating and executing testing, end user training and providing post go live support.

Key Accountabilities

  • Working closely with key business stakeholders and change/business process management functions to understand, gather and document requirements.
  • Design, develop and deliver best practice business processes, optimising the use of standard SAP wherever possible.
  • Prepare comprehensive and thorough technical program documentation including but not limited to specifications, test conditions and test plans.
  • Ensure due consideration to integration between SAP ERP and external systems.
  • Troubleshoot complex SAP problems and define/develop appropriate solutions.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with key business stakeholders, change/business process functions and end users.
  • Acting as a point of escalation for the SAP ServiceDesk.
  • Mentoring junior members of the team.

Technical Skills

Essential

  • MM - Expert knowledge of materials management business processes and configuration in a manufacturing environment.

Desirable

  • S4/HANA implementation experience.
  • Code de-bugging, Core workflow, LSMW, Archiving.
  • FI/PP/QM functionality and configuration.
  • Test Automation.
  • Formal end user training

Candidate Profile

  • Extensive experience working in a comparable role in an enterprise environment.
  • Business experience in at least one element of materials management - Purchasing, Planning / MRP, Inventory Management
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced, high frequency change environment.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Good communicator in both verbal and written form.
  • Calm under pressure and happy to meet challenging deadlines.
  • Organised, flexible, proactive and results-oriented.
  • Happy to develop new skills, ideas or ways of working to improve the end result (Agile, TDD)
  • Working within and adhering to the ITIL Framework for Service Design, Transition and Operation.

Industrial Placement (Ref REQ-086)

Closing Date: 25.08.2019

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Industrial Placement (Ref REQ-086)

Closing Date: 25/08/2019 23:59:59

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has become available in our Digital Engineering Transformation Department for an Industrial Placement Student interested in process automation design and development.

Reporting to one of the Business Process Engineers within the Engineering Process Management Team, the successful candidate will take the lead in the development of the team’s Robotic Process Automation capability. By leveraging their technical background and using an analytical approach, they will identify and assess opportunities for efficiency improvements throughout the team and implement automation solutions which are compatible with the Digital Engineering Transformation Department’s long-term strategic objectives.
 

Key accountabilities / duties include but are not limited to:

  • Identifying automation opportunities to save time and money throughout the team, focusing on the Engineering and Operational areas in particular
  • Supporting the Engineering Process Management Team in critically assessing the suitability of automation tools to support business requests 
  • Developing high quality, production ready software solutions to implement automation throughout the team in a robust, efficient manner
  • Maintaining the Engineering Process Management Team’s current suite of automation tools and supporting Business Users using them
  • Working closely with IT to manage and improve our automation infrastructure and governance

Candidate Profile

The successful candidate must have:

  • Currently studying a for a degree in an Engineering or Technical discipline (2:1 minimum grade)
  • A keen interest in automation and its application in a business environment
  • Experience in programming (including scripting/ coding) – a high level of proficiency in at least one scripting language
  • Experience working on process improvements and optimisations
  • Additional Qualifications in programming or Robotic Process Automation software would be beneficial

Flexibility in hours and approach is required, along with a ‘can do’, ‘team playing’ attitude. Good verbal and written communication skills are very important.

Benefits:

We demand the best from our people.  So it’s only right we reward them with the best benefits.  That’s why we offer a competitive package, including: a generous bonus, life assurance, private medical cover, Mercedes company car lease scheme, 25 days holiday, on-site gym and subsidised restaurant facilities.

Dyno Test Engineer (Ref REQ-075)

Closing Date: 31.08.2019

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Dyno Test Engineer (Ref REQ-075)

Closing Date: 31/08/2019 23:59:59

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity in our Dyno department for a Dyno Test Engineer to join the team. Reporting directly to the Head of Dyno Groups, you will be the Senior Engineer on shift, akin to a Race Engineer at the Track, for Dyno tests. You will ultimately be responsible for liaising with design and race engineers for the implementation of test requests into the test programme.

 

Key accountabilities / duties include but are not limited to:

  • Liaison with design and performance engineers for the implementation of test requests into the programme.
  • Publication of event documentation – test items, run plans, job lists etc. to ensure timely preparation and smooth operation of tests.
  • Daily and post event reporting of test results.
  • In depth data analysis and the development of software tools (Matlab, Excel, etc.) for engine, transmission, hydraulic, braking, heat rejection, and control systems
  • Reporting and investigation of faults as well as implementing countermeasures for dyno issues.
  • Programming of Dyno based control systems using PUMA, Matlab, Simulink, dSPACE, and Visual Basic.
  • Creating and maintaining test profiles and ensuring their continual validation against the track.
  • Contributing to the continual development of the facility in terms of its capability and validation.

Candidate Profile:

The successful candidate must:

  • Have a strong engineering degree (2.1 minimum grade).
  • Have a minimum of 2 years' experience in a top level motorsport test or trackside environment.
  • Have previous programming experience (Matlab / VBA).
  • Have good practical knowledge of gearbox / hydraulics / engine / braking systems.
  • Be highly motivated, able to make decisions within a pressurised environment.

Flexibility in hours and approach is required, along with a ‘can do’, ‘team playing’ attitude. Good verbal and written communication skills are very important. The ability to work under minimal supervision to strict deadlines and in a professional manner is essential.

Benefits:

We demand the best from our people.  So it’s only right we reward them with the best benefits.  That’s why we offer a competitive package, including: a generous bonus, life assurance, private medical cover, Mercedes company car lease scheme, 25 days holiday, on-site gym and subsidised restaurant facilities.

Closing date: 1 September 2019