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Motorsport Engineering Manager - 35416

  • Location

    Gaydon, Warwickshire

  • Sector:

    Automotive

  • Job disciplines:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £28.00 - £37.10 per hour

  • Contact:

    Kerry Duggan

  • Contact email:

    kerry.duggan@jonlee.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH47400

  • Expiry date:

    13/07/2018

Position Description:

In order to further promote the Brand, Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) have announced the I-Pace eTrophy race car. This will compete as a single make race series to support Formula E as a recognised FIA race program around the world. It represents the first accredited battery electric international race program.

We are looking for an individual to lead the engineering team and take the car from the current development phase into race car production and the race program itself. The successful candidate will have an overall vision for the car and ensure it meets the race driver expectations and offers a competitive and thrilling competition car. They will be the external face of SVO motorsport engineering and lead the race team at each international event.

Skills Required:

  • Motorsport Engineering at management level. F1, WEC, WTC, WRC, LMP, FE or similar
  • Knowledge and experience of FIA regulations and procedures
  • High drive, self motivated, able to work under pressure to tight deadlines

Experience Required:

  • Proven history of successful race engineering leadership, vision and delivery
  • Knowledge of FIA regulations and previous involvement with writing of regulations
  • Design experience in all race commodities
  • Network of race commodity engineering partners
  • High drive, self motivated, able to work under pressure
  • Committed and flexible
  • Dedicated and single minded in pursuit of the team goal
  • Ability to lead and influence and manage a team
  • Experience of HV system and BEV systems
  • Ability to negotiate for the best customer outcome
  • Ability to understand and manage complex technical issues

Education Required:

Relevant Engineering Degree