Electrical Distribution Systems (EDS) CAD Engineer

At Prodrive we believe there’s no limit to what can be achieved when the brightest minds come together. Joining one focused and driven team, you will challenge boundaries in order to change the game for our customers. We are the world’s leading independent motorsport company and the business behind some of the greatest names and achievements in motorsport over the last 40 years. Our skilled Technicians, Mechanics, Fabricators and Engineers work together every step of the way to design, build and run elite competition cars on the track and off-road across the globe.

We're seeking a talented and motivated Electrical Distribution Systems (EDS) CAD Engineer to join our team of engineers developing and supporting electrical & electronic solutions use on our race, rally and road projects. Due to the nature of our operations, this vacancy is onsite in Banbury, Oxfordshire, UK.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design electrical and electronic installations for Prodrive’s products in 3D MCAD (Siemens NX), working cooperatively with Electrical, Chassis and Powertrain design groups to integrate the electrical design into the physical medium.
  • Produce manufacturing drawings of wiring harnesses and components.
  • Produce documentation (internal and customer facing) to assist with electrical installations.
  • Improve Prodrive’s working practices and Zuken E3 implementation (Reports, BOM and drawing generation)
  • Release parts and assembly structures onto bill of materials.
  • Liaise with other departments and customers to support the build and testing of parts, systems, and vehicles.

 Who Are We Looking For?

  • A strong background in CAD and electrical systems design.
  • Bachelor’s or Equivalent in Motorsport or Electronic Engineering or another relevant degree.
  • Strong automotive or motorsport understanding of electrical systems.
  • Strong understanding of relevant communication protocols such as CAN, LIN & Ethernet.
  • Fluent in the use of computers and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Experience with Zuken E3 and Siemens NX is an advantage.
  • Ability to operate both independently and in a collaborative, team environment.
  • Ability to work effectively and thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Willingness to travel and support cars on event or test.

What can we offer you?

  • An attractive salary which will grow in line with your ongoing development and impact
  • 25 days holiday (which increases with long service) with an opportunity to purchase up to 15 extra days
  • Training opportunities for continuing professional development
  • Onsite subsidised staff restaurant
  • Car and pension salary sacrifice schemes
  • Cyclescheme
  • Exercise classes
  • Paid time off for volunteering
  • Consultations with our Fit 4 Life expert
  • Social events throughout the year
  • Exclusive company discounts
  • Life assurance

We are an equal opportunities employer

At Prodrive we are committed to attracting and nurturing the best talent and creating an inclusive workplace. We value individual differences and diversity amongst all staff so that everyone has the widest opportunities to maximise their potential. We aim to ensure that no job applicant is placed at a disadvantage by practices or requirements which disproportionately impact protected groups and which are not justified by the demands of the job. If you feel you are right for this role, we welcome your application.

Come and make a difference.