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Senior Composite and Mechanical Design Engineer (Ref REQ-210001)

Closing Date: 05/08/2021 23:59:59

Job Description

The Senior Composite and Mechanical Design Engineer will take full responsibility for assigned projects and designs, taking them from concept through to assembly, specifying tests and developing designs, production techniques and quality improvements in order to deliver class leading components to the car.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and development of composite and metallic wishbone solutions, from concept through to delivery.  Working closely with aero, Vehicle dynamics structural and manufacturing departments you will produce designs combining high levels of performance and reliability.

  • Work closely with FE engineers to optimise and develop structural designs providing the highest level of integrity.

  • Specification of composite NDT procedures and results analysis.

  • Technical and process development of wishbones and other high level composite assemblies, driving team capabilities.

  • Lead preventative and reactive reliability work for assigned designs and systems throughout component life cycle, ensuring highest levels of overall car reliability.

  • Design of other composite and mechanical car components of varying complexity to the highest standards.

  • Definition and management of performance and reliability lab testing programs for relevant designs and projects.

  • Close collaboration with other engineering departments and external suppliers to ensure fully integrated system designs achieving optimal car performance.

  • Support of junior design team members to develop composite and processing knowledge.

Candidate Profile:

  • Mechanical, composite, automotive or aeronautical engineering degree (2:1 minimum grade) or similar qualification.

  • Substantial and recent high level structural composite design experience in F1, another top level motorsport category or an equivalent high level engineering industry.

  • Excellent knowledge of composite components, composite science, tooling systems, materials and industry production techniques.

  • Understanding and use of finite element analysis tools and hand calculation methodologies to produce reliable and optimised designs, analysing and questioning results as appropriate.

  • High level mechanical motorsport design experience with understanding of materials and relevant systems.

  • High level of commitment and self-responsibility with ability and confidence to work independently whilst showing a tenacious approach to leading projects with strict deadlines.

  • Ability to effectively and confidently communicate at all levels.

  • Collaborative approach with ability to engage others at all levels to achieve integrated results achieving best overall compromise.

  • Experience of Catia V5/3DX and Catia/Abaqus FE would be an advantage.

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 scheme, life assurance, private medical cover and 25-days holiday.

Simulation and Modelling Engineer (Ref REQ-200308)

Closing Date: 05/08/2021 23:59:59

Job Description

An exciting position has become available within the Simulation and Modelling group for a new Simulation and Modelling Engineer. This position will report directly to the Lead Simulation and Modelling Engineer.

 

We are looking for engineers with the appropriate mathematical, numerical modelling and vehicle dynamics skills along with the ability to write quality code towards the development of simulations in our current environments

 

Key accountabilities / duties include:

  • Develop and maintain physical models, sub-models and simulation algorithms to meet the requirements of our current simulation methodologies
  • Research and use appropriate technologies continuously innovate and develop our models and simulation further, while pragmatically meeting the engineering requirements of the Team
  • Interact internally and directly with other groups within the Team to provide solutions supporting objective technical decision making
  • Ensure the on-going quality and correlation of the simulations against track and rig data to maintain the validity of the simulation results

 

Candidate Profile:

  • As well as being a passionate and hardworking team player, the ideal candidates will possess:
  • A mechanical or aeronautical engineering degree (Master or PhD) from a leading university or similar qualification, however the skills, the experience, the ability to learn, the energy and the attitude are most important
  • Excellent grounding in engineering numerical methods, classical mechanics, and multi-body dynamics. Relevant experience in non-linear programming techniques and optimal control will be considered beneficial
  • Conversant with engineering software tools and object-oriented coding languages
  • Excellent communicative and collaborative skills are essential
  • Previous experience in industry in a comparable role would be considered beneficial

 

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.

Dyno Operations Manager (Ref REQ-210310)

Closing Date: 04/08/2021 23:59:59

Job Description

Reporting to the Head of Dyno Groups, this position has the responsibility for managing the operational aspects of the dyno test facility.  This includes line management of the dyno operational personnel, test bed service and maintenance, reliability, safety, and operational efficiency.

Key Accountabilities (Duties)

  • Line management of dyno operational personnel.
  • Managing the operational effectiveness of the four test beds within the dyno group monitoring KPIs against target.
  • Liaise with the Dyno Test Engineers for the implementation of the Dyno Test Plan.
  • Recruitment, training and development of the team, ensuring competent skill requirements are met in all areas.
  • Establishing and developing external maintenance support contracts for the test beds and the facility ensuring appropriate levels of support at best cost and within budget.
  • Primary point of contact for all contractors supporting work within the building; ensuring adherence to company procedures for the management of contractors.
  • Leading safety within the dyno group, responsible for all aspects of health, safety, and wellbeing for all personnel, including visitors, within the dyno building.
  • Lead FMEA initiatives across all test beds for operational robustness, and develop business continuity plans and actions.
  • Managing personnel access to areas of the building for security, confidentiality and safety purposes.
  • Act as the Facility Hire Manager to be the main point of on-site contact for customer use of the facility.
  • Ensure adherence to regulatory compliance with respect to the FIA Formula One Regulations; both financial and technical.

Candidate Profile

  • Proven management experience of a diverse team, including performance and growth development.
  • Experience dealing with external contractors and/or customers, as well as internal stakeholders.
  • Working knowledge of safety standards, and co-ordinating facility maintenance programmes.
  • Understanding of financial principals.
  • Drive and motivation to continually improve.
  • Highly motivated, able to make decisions within a pressurised environment and have an active interest in technical problem solving.

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 scheme, life assurance, private medical cover and 25-days holiday.

Senior Software Engineer (Applied Science) (Ref REQ-210115)

Closing Date: 05/08/2021 23:59:59

Job Description

Applied Science is the commercial engineering division of the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team and our mission is to leverage the best of aerospace and motorsport technologies to deliver performance for our customers across the domains of land, sea and air.

We specialise in developing timely and innovative technical solutions and services tailored to the specific business challenges of our customers.

We are committed to creating a supportive and inclusive environment, in which a diverse collective of the brightest minds are provided with opportunities for creativity, skills development and career growth. This role will be based in Brackley at our centre of excellence for high-performance engineering, which has the world’s most successful Formula 1 team at its heart.

We’re seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Software Engineer to join our growing agile software development group.

 

You’ll help to streamline our software development projects and processes and build the capabilities of our team to deliver real value that delights our customers.

 

We’re looking for someone who has proven experience, working in a software team who has delivered flexible, scalable and maintainable solutions to complex problems. It’s vital that you can work with key stakeholders, maintaining a strong customer focus. It’s an exciting time to join our team as we embark on our journey to adopt a devops culture and where you can make a tangible impact for our customers.

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.

·       Able to create and nurture a culture of problem solvers eager to tackle new challenges.

·       Experience working in high performing self-organising teams, delivering solutions to complex problems.

·       Extensive knowledge of the full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and willingness to own delivery from requirement analysis through to deployment.

·       Experience with microservice based architecture design.

·       Dedicated to producing high quality, maintainable code.

·       Experience using XP practices such as paired programming, TDD and CI/CD.

·       Advocate for delivering software within a DevOps culture and the benefits this approach has.

·       Significant experience of at least one programming language and strong knowledge of Object-Oriented Programming (OOP).

·       Highly motivated individual able to use their initiative to resolve development impediments.

·       Excellent communication skills and experience managing key stakeholder relationships.

 

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

Software Engineer (Applied Science) (Ref REQ-210114)

Closing Date: 05/08/2021 23:59:59

Job Description

Applied Science is the commercial engineering division of the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team and our mission is to leverage the best of aerospace and motorsport technologies to deliver performance for our customers across the domains of land, sea and air.

We specialise in developing timely and innovative technical solutions and services tailored to the specific business challenges of our customers.

We are committed to creating a supportive and inclusive environment, in which a diverse collective of the brightest minds are provided with opportunities for creativity, skills development and career growth. This role will be based in Brackley at our centre of excellence for high-performance engineering, which has the world’s most successful Formula 1 team at its heart.

We’re seeking a highly skilled and experienced Software Engineer to join our growing agile software development group.

You’ll help to streamline our software development projects and processes and build the capabilities of our team to deliver real value that delights our customers.

We’re looking for someone who has proven experience, working in a software team who has delivered flexible, scalable and maintainable solutions to complex problems. It’s vital that you can work with key stakeholders, maintaining a strong customer focus. It’s an exciting time to join our team as we embark on our journey to adopt a devops culture and where you can make a tangible impact for our customers.


What you'll do:

  • Collaborate with 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/external 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.

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.
  • Extensive knowledge of the full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and willingness to own delivery from requirement analysis through to deployment.
  • Experience with microservice based architecture design.
  • Dedicated to producing high quality, maintainable code.
  • Experience using XP practices such as paired programming, TDD and CI/CD.
  • Advocate for delivering software within a DevOps culture and the benefits this approach has.
  • Significant experience of at least one programming language and strong knowledge of Object-Oriented Programming (OOP).
  • Highly motivated individual able to use their initiative to resolve development impediments.
  • Excellent communication skills and experience managing key stakeholder relationships.

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

Senior Performance and Simulation Engineer (Ref REQ-210327)

Closing Date: 02/08/2021 23:59:59

Job Description

An exciting position has become available in the Vehicle Performance Group for a Senior Performance and Simulation Engineer. This position will report to the Head of Vehicle Performance Group and will join a team of engineers working on the continuous holistic car performance development programme through simulation and analysis.

Key responsibilities

  • Propose and develop medium term solutions that address performance limitations of the current car and deliver lap time improvements.

  • Actively support future car development using the appropriate simulation and analysis tools to aid the holistic performance development.

  • Propose and develop new concepts that deliver performance differentiation from our competitors.

  • Prototype those concepts in the existing simulation environment to carry out the necessary functionality and performance studies.

  • Improve and develop methodologies to simulate vehicle performance for objective technical decision making.

  • Contribute to the continuous development of the simulation tools to improve the team’s ability to develop vehicle performance.

  • Contribute to the validation and correlation of the vehicle models to ensure validity of simulation results.

Candidate profile

  • Excellent academic background with a Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering Degree (preferably masters, 2:1 minimum grade) or equivalent qualification.

  • Proven experience with race car vehicle dynamics, suspension, tyres and aero, and analysis of both experimental and simulation data for objective technical decision making.

  • Proven experience in modelling and simulation of race cars.

  • Familiar with optimisation problems.

  • Ability to work collaboratively in interdisciplinary teams, to ambitious deadlines, and under minimal supervision.

  • Highly motivated and focused individual with excellent communication skills.

  • Experience with Matlab is essential. Familiarity with Dymola is a bonus.

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 scheme, life assurance, private medical cover and 25-days holiday.