Race Car Design Engineer

General Summary:

Located in Silverstone, UK, Hitech Technologies is the sister company to Hitech GP and engages in design and research and development projects, primarily but not exclusively, for motor sport customers.

The recruitment for this role is to support an exciting new single seater race car project and will be ideally suitable to individuals who have gained 2 to 3 years post graduate experience in a high level race car design environment but who are now looking to gain more ‘whole’ car experience.

Education and Work Experience:

  • Degree in relevant engineering discipline – Mechanical, Automotive, Motorsport Engineering

  • Good general design ability with (ideally) Catia V5 CAD including good surfacing skills

  • Capable of performing basic engineering strength calculations as part of the design process

  • Experienced in the design of moulded components – bodywork, chassis, nose, wings, RIS etc

  • An understanding of the design requirements for mould tooling

  • Experience in laminate design would be advantageous

  • A good general level of understanding of all components / assemblies of single seater race cars

  • General race car mechanical design experience

General Requirements:

  • A positive approach to team work is essential

  • A willingness to work under pressure to demanding deadlines 

  • A flexible approach to working time to suit workload requirements

To apply, please send an up to date CV and covering letter.

Applicants must be currently eligible to work in the UK.