Structural Design and Analysis Engineer

At the Haas F1 Team, diversity, equity, and inclusion are fundamental of who we are. Our commitment to these ethics is steadfast and this promise travels with us wherever we are in the world.  
 
They are central to our mission and to our impact on the F1 Circuit. We know that having varied perspectives helps generate better ideas to solve the complex problems of a changing and increasingly diverse world.

This position: reports to the Head of Structures or his designee; is located in Maranello (Modena), Italy. Responsible for structural analysis of F1 Chassis related components.
 
Key Responsibilities:

Promote teamwork and effective communications to develop working relationships between all personnel and departments.
Activity consists of structural analysis and optimization of the car components in order to guarantee solutions with minimum weight, adequate reliability, resistance and safety, reaching at the same time the required stiffness targets.
Systems used are Finite Element Analysis (both in linear and non-linear), software and methodologies for automatic structural optimization (both topological and shape related), automation method, analysis and correlation of experimental data through scripting and programming.
Involved components cover both Mechanical field (wheel groups, inboard suspensions, transmission etc.) and composite area (chassis, gearbox, wings, bodywork, suspensions etc.)
Follow all safety regulations in all venues.
Other duties as assigned by the Manager.

Education and Work Experience:

Must be graduate in Mechanical Engineering with more than 2 years of work experience, where at least one year must have been in a professional motorsports environment (F1 is the preferred one). Education and work experience in composite structural engineering are very good add on.

Specialized Knowledge and Skills:

Communication, ability to work under pressure, self-motivation, time management, conflict resolution, adaptability, willingness to learn, etc.
Capable of working in a team environment to a very high standard and a positive work attitude.
Knowledge of the correct method to use tools and equipment.

Equipment and Applications:

CAD System: Catia V5 (just basic function).
HyperMesH/ HyperWorks.
Nastran.
Abaqus/Abaqus CAE.
Optistruct.
Matlab/Python.

This job description may not detail all major duties, nor cover duties of a similar nature, which may be reasonably required by the relevant manager.
 
Together with our Team Bonus Scheme, the company will also offer a life insurance and the chance to join an illness coverage from our affiliated insurance companies with a special condition for you and your family. As part of our benefit package you’ll have access to the Team’s Canteen, which offers a wide selection of fresh and hot dishes, and to the parking area reserved to all the employees near the main entrance of the office. 
 
At Haas F1 diversity, equity, and inclusion are fundamental of who we are. Our commitment to these ethics is steadfast and this promise travels with us wherever we are in the world.  They are central to our mission and to our impact on the F1 Circuit. We know that having varied perspectives helps generate better ideas to solve the complex problems of a changing and increasingly diverse world.