Rally Raid Engineer

Operating a flourishing global motorsport business with state-of-the-art facilities at home and winning performances around the globe, M-Sport UK provide the engineering expertise behind an award-winning range of competition cars and has become an industry leader with success across some of the industry’s most acclaimed motorsport series.

​The drive to deliver championship-winning machinery is what excites and strengthens our  engineering team. The core to our continuing success starts with you having influence throughout the procedures of all our vehicles: from concepts and original designs, to running test programmes and defining the key to enhance maximum performance.

​We love what we do, and passion drives our success.



With preparations for the 2025 Dakar Rally in operation, we’re looking to appoint a number of chassis engineers to support our evolving rally raid team.

Previous rally raid experience would be an advantage but not essential, and there will be a requirement for international travel.

​The role and responsibilities include:

  • Providing technical expertise and leadership to vehicle builds prior to tests and events.

  • Leading car build specification and change control.

  • Defining and delivering vehicle running procedures.

  • Undertaking calculations and whole vehicle performance analysis.

  • Producing technical reports to support vehicle programme.

  • Liaising with suppliers.

  • Helping drive an integrated and collaborative approach to improving performance aspects, including identifying and resolving technical issues.



​We’re looking to bring a group of self-motivated team players together with an enthusiastic and positive attitude; and a shared determination to deliver the very best results.

​You should be educated to degree level in motorsport or automotive engineering and have a minimum of three years’ experience within the motorsport or automotive industry.

​You should have a thorough understanding of motor vehicles and their systems, with experience and knowledge of data logging and analysis software.

You should be well organised and delivery focused, with a strong analytical approach and meticulous attention to detail.

You should be able to produce professional technical customer facing documents, and have excellent interpersonal, relationship building skills while offering a professional image at all times.



Situated on the edge of the English Lake District National Park, M-Sport UK is unique in offering the fast-paced, high-octane, adrenaline-fuelled action expected from a career in International Motorsport mere minutes from the tranquillity of the Lakeland fells and all they have to offer in terms of recreation and wellbeing.

We also offer a range of employee benefits including: life assurance, a flexible working day, company contributed pension scheme, discounted gym membership, discount reward scheme, cycle to work scheme and company healthcare plan as well as a dedicated Work Culture Team with regular meetings, competitions and activities.