Vehicle Systems Engineer

Bedford Autodrome, the home of PalmerSport - the leading operator of prestige corporate motorsport events and the UK's top single seater race series GB3 & GB4 championships - is seeking a Vehicle Systems Engineer to install and maintain all major electronic, electro-mechanical and electrical equipment on our both the GB3 & 4 race cars plus our performance engineered Palmersport fleet.

This new and exciting position requires an individual with sound knowledge of motorsport electronic and electrical components ideally within the race/high-performance automotive sector, who has the enthusiasm and passion to work within our industry.

Duties will include:

  • Setting up and maintaining an inventory of all major electronic and electrical equipment on vehicles (ECU's, Dash Displays, gear shift systems ABS etc), leading to appropriate service and maintenance schedules
  • Assembling electronic and electrical components on high performance & race vehicles as well as any trackside equipment with which it interfaces
  • Implementing and managing routine reliability and test procedures for both our GB3 & 4 and Palmersport performance vehicles
  • Being responsible for the development, planning & integration of electronic and electrical components within our race & performance vehicles
  • Joining the early stages of developments / projects for vehicle and circuit-based systems with a view to ensuring that electronic, electrical and comms considerations are addressed, and then to plan for their timely execution within budgets
  • Liaising with sub-contractors and suppliers from the beginning of projects to ensure that the company's best interests are met and supply is timely

You will have / be:

  • Degree educated in a related subject (Electronic, Electrical or Vehicle Systems Engineering)
  • Previous experience working on either race or high-performance vehicles and be familiar with hardware and associated software manufactured by:
    • Cosworth Electronics
    • MoTeC
    • AIM Technologies
    • Magneti Marelli
  • Be familiar with the specification and maintenance of motorsport sensors and wiring harnesses
  • A Full UK Driving Licence (Essential)
  • A willingness to work within a race team (Evenings & Weekends as needed)
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • The ability to represent the company in a positive manner