Senior Design Engineer (Powertrain Composites)

BWT Alpine F1 Team have a fantastic opportunity to join a team on the rise looking to push and fight for podiums and ultimately championship wins. Within our Powertrain group we are looking for a Senior Design Engineer to join us.

Senior Design Engineer – The Role
Reporting to the Head of Powertrain, this role will be the specialist/technical expert for Powertrain composites. They will lead and own detailed composite design specifications and project execution from cradle to grave, defining and supporting component or system validation, servicing and utilisation, supporting or resolving any issues as they arise. This will require working with key stakeholders across the team and providing direction and support to a small group of Design Engineers.

Other key responsibilities include:
• Liaise with other design sections, departments across the business and external suppliers as required
• Lead a group of engineers to deliver to schedule, on budget and within constraints, escalating technical or resource conflicts that threaten agreed targets
• Approve the work of design team as a fundamental part of design sign-off process
• Concept design and scheming components, detailing machined parts, patterns, moulds and specifying laminates, extending to the necessary component jigs and build tooling.

Senior Design Engineer – The Person
We are looking for an individual who has extensive experience of working in a design role in motorsport, preferably in an F1 team. Excellent communication skills and a keen eye for detail are a must, alongside the ability to work under pressure.

They must also possess the following:
• A Mechanical Engineering Degree or comparable qualification
• Experience aerospace materials and manufacturing techniques
• An understanding of implications of car performance when considering design criteria
• Ability to approach design tasks by application of engineering first principles

Candidates must be self-motivated, capable of working with minimal supervision and delivering high quality designs to crucial deadlines.

Our offer to you
In return for your hard work and dedication we offer a team who is truly ambitious with their goals, with a unique and friendly working environment and competitive remuneration – including car schemes, pension, free onsite gym, subsidised canteen and many others.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK