Lead, Suspension Designer

At McLaren Racing, we believe only by chasing performance in everything we do can we give ourselves the best chance of success. Performance on track and in the factory. Performance for our people, our business and our partners. It’s about more than winning. It’s about hitting the highest standards, and then raising the bar again.

Role Dimensions:

  • Role reports to the Head of Suspension.
  • The role is office based at MTC (or periods of WFH as agreed with your manager in line with company policy) with occasional travel as required
  • Contracted hours plus additional flexibility in working hours outside core hours which may include periods of time in evenings or at weekend to cover requirements of the business in order to complete tasks to critical deadlines and also to cover occasional design support for events.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Plans and leads the development of solutions across the technical programme for Suspension design, supporting the definition of requirements and specifications to meet the car programme.
  • Recognised as expert in Suspension design within the organisation and is a natural point of contact for all technical groups and race engineering.
  • Provides high level technical input and direction to the decision-making process across a wide range of projects within Suspension design from conceptual phase onwards.
  • Defining the overall and detailed specifications for the suspension.
  • Good knowledge of the FIA technical and sporting rules to ensure all parts adhere to legality requirements
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