Senior Design Engineer (Mechanical)
Williams is one of the world’s leading Formula 1 teams. It exists purely to race in the top echelon of motor racing where it has been winning Grands Prix for more than three decades. The Williams name has been synonymous with top-level motorsport since the 1960s.
We are currently seeking an ambitious, experienced Senior 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 in collaboration with other departments.
Key operational Duties:
Concept design through to detailing of mechanical, hydraulic and composite components and assemblies.
Calculation work and production of system documentation
Conduct design reviews independently or with Group Principal Engineer / Head of Department.
Demonstrate significant experience to be drawn on by others, be a point of contact for support and mentorship.
End-to-end ownership for projects incorporating manufacture, build, testing and racing, including fault analysis and resolution.
Support checking responsibility for detailed drawings, including design review against specification and previous designs.
Driving continuous improvement and promote autonomous creativity.
Some international travel may be required.
The candidate will have an in depth understanding of fundamental engineering principles and have a relevant degree or equivalent qualification supported by design experience in motorsport, aerospace or a related field. Experience with simulation and basic stress calculations would also be advantageous. Strong CAD skills are necessary, ideally with experience of NX, however training will be provided for conversion from other CAD systems. Some data analysis experience would also be beneficial.
Applicants should bring a creative, proactive approach to problem-solving, along with good attention to detail. A friendly, collaborative outlook, with good communication and organization skills will help the successful candidate integrate well into our design team.
What can Williams offer?
The Williams Group are based in Grove, Oxfordshire. We offer free onsite parking and large open green spaces to unwind during breaks. We are a short 5 minutes’ from Wantage, our closest town centre. Please scroll down the page to view our full range of benefits.
Application closing date: 15/11/19
The Williams Group is an equal opportunity employer who values diversity and inclusion. If you have a disability, we are happy to discuss reasonable job adjustments.
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