Simulation Engineer

For many fans of Formula One, the sport exists between lights and chequered flag on a Sunday afternoon. It begins and ends with the exploits of the drivers on the track. But this is merely the tip of the spear. The reality of modern F1 is that of a complex and intertwined operation, every part of which needs to perform near its limit if success is to be achieved. From the pit crew searching for the ultimate repeatable pit stop, to the inspiration of the designers, the application of engineers and the herculean efforts of an army of fabricators and machinists. Much of our success is thanks to the diversity of thought and spectrum of skill sets held within the team, our ability to recognise unique contributions from individual team members is just a part of why we love what we do.

Job Description

Red Bull Powertrains have an exciting opportunity to join our technical office as we build on the team’s first Power Units, develop them into a race-ready package, and help deliver the most competitive car on the 2026 Formula One grid. Our open, dynamic, and inclusive environment ensures that everyone can make a valuable contribution. We are looking for a Simulation Engineer for the Mechanical Simulation Team to deliver World Championship winning cars year on year.

If successful we will help develop your existing finite element analysis skills for assessing structural or thermal performance of powertrain components, structural dynamics, vibration, and defining durability criteria. Red Bull Powertrains are committed to supporting the development of all successful applicants and your aptitude and willingness to learn is more important than specific skills or experience.

Based on our Milton Keynes campus, you will be responsible for running a wide range of structural and thermal analyses, while working closely with other teams across Red Bull Powertrains to deliver maximum performance and flawless reliability. To be successful you must be experienced with structural or thermal analyses on a range of different powertrain components and be capable of working on multiple projects simultaneously.

Essential knowledge for this Mechanical Simulation Engineer position:

  • Mechanical Engineering degree or equivalent qualification
  • Experience and understanding of structural or thermal finite element analysis and its contribution to reliability or performance

Key responsibilities of this Mechanical Simulation Engineer position:

  • Passion for innovation, can-do attitude, and willingness to learn new skills
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously, reacting to changing priorities and scope while meeting tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to build strong professional relationships across the Red Bull Technology Campus

For Red Bull, each Grand Prix weekend is the culmination of the efforts of a multi-disciplinary team based at our Technology Campus in Milton Keynes. Working closely together from departments as varied as design, performance development, manufacturing, marketing, assembly, hospitality, aerodynamics, validation and testing, Formula One is a true team sport where everyone can make a difference.

Playing your part in our team and fighting for the Formula One World Championships is just the start of the benefits from working at our Technology Campus. We offer a season bonus scheme, private health care cover, life assurance scheme, company contributed pension scheme, employee wellness and mental health programme, on site gym & fitness classes, daily food allowance, cycle to work scheme, and free tea, coffee and Red Bull.

Tue, 12 Mar 2024

Red Bull Powertrains