Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - Suspension

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    Brackley, Northamptonshire

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    Automotive, Motorsport

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    Jeff Lane

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    about 2 years ago

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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - Chassis / Suspension - Motorsport - Brackley - Permanent- Competitive salary
I am seeking a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer to join a successful F1 Team.
The Senior Mechanical Design Engineer will be report to a Lead Mechanical Design Engineers. The successful candidate will take full ownership and responsibility for a variety of complex suspension projects & designs.

Using an analytical approach alongside a high attention to detail to engineering design, the successful candidate will take ownership of major mechanical projects from concept through to design, testing and implementation onto the race car.

What you will do
As Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - Suspension

  • Initiating and implementing the design and development of mechanical and hydraulic suspension 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

What you will need
As Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - Suspension

  • Mechanical, automotive or aeronautical engineering degree (2:1 minimum grade) or similar qualification with a high level of experience in the Motorsport or Automotive industry
  • Knowledge of current F1 suspension systems, including experience in hydraulic system design
  • Structural composite design knowledge (including tooling techniques and materials)
  • Experience of Catia V5/3DX mechanical design package.
  • Experience of FEA and hand calcs to produce reliable and optimised designs
  • Excellent communication and collaborative skills to ensure cross departmental integration

What you will get
As Senior Mechanical Design Engineer - Suspension

  • Experience of working for a successful F1 Team
  • A competitive salary & extensive benefits
  • Career progression

Suitably experienced Mechanical Design Engineers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter

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