Principal Design Engineer

Formula One is a high-tech world of fast paced innovation and engineering excellence, and its industry leading standards are not just limited to the pit lane. Whilst Red Bull Technology designs, manufactures, assembles and develops a championship-winning Formula One car week on week, its sister business and high performance vehicle engineering division, Red Bull Advanced Technologies, is applying expert engineering, design, technology, simulation and production capabilities to other sectors.


From hot air balloons to bikes to boats, Red Bull Advanced Technologies takes the same tools, techniques and methods used in F1, the world’s fastest development cycle, to engineering challenges across land, sea and air, and at blistering pace.


Red Bull Advanced Technologies: We envision, conceptualise, create and deliver effective solutions.

Job Description

Red Bull Advanced Technologies (RBAT) is a powerhouse of innovation continually working on some of the most ground-breaking projects across land, sea and air. Our portfolio of projects is second to none. It is not just our groundbreaking RB17 Hypercar or Red Bull commissioned submarine, we work alongside the KTM Moto GP Team and collaborate with Alinghi Red Bull Racing in their Americas Cup campaign, utilising Formula One expertise and precision to enhance the AC75 Racing Yacht and revolutionise Moto GP Aerodynamics.

Red Bull Advanced Technologies are constantly elevating performance to new heights, and the recently announced RB17 two-seat Hypercar is set to be the ultimate on-track driving experience pushing design and technical boundaries far beyond what has previously been imagined. We now have an exciting opportunity to be part of our expanding, Mechanical Department.

We are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Principal Mechanical Design Engineer to work on a variety of exciting projects both at sea and on the track. In this role, you will not only be responsible for delivering high-quality, creative designs to aggressive schedules but also for mentoring junior engineers. Your expertise will guide and inspire the team, ensuring they meet the requirements of the Advanced Technologies Design function for our brand-new projects.

You will be providing your engineering expertise to maximising the design performance, carrying out detailed designs of components and assemblies as required and meet agreed project deadlines working alongside and delegating tasks to other Design Engineers.

You will have previous experience within a similar role ideally within F1, Motorsport, Automotive, Marine, or similar, designing performance vehicles. You will be an excellent team player who is able to mentor junior designers, as well as being confident making challenging technical decisions and developments within the industry - materials, technology, processes, software tools etc.

Not only is this a fantastic Principal Mechanical Design Engineer role, based at our modern campus in Milton Keynes, but it is also a fantastic team to work for. A good salary is just the start, there are many other benefits too such as our bonus scheme, private health care cover, life assurance scheme, workplace nursery, company contributed pension scheme, on site gym & fitness classes, free food, a cycle to work scheme and of course free Red Bull to keep you firing on all cylinders!

Job Posting End DateMon, 27 May 2024

Red Bull Advanced Technologies