Williams Advanced Engineering are currently recruiting for Lead Design Engineer to join our team on a permanent basis.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full time, permanent Lead Design Engineer to join our Motorsport team at Williams Advanced Engineering. Reporting to the Chief Engineer - Motorsport, this is a key role where the successful candidate will be the lead mechanical designer within the team and its motorsport projects.
The role will be to lead a team of mechanical design engineers. Duties will be wide ranging and varied and will include management of CAD assembly structures, conducting concept design evaluations reviews, drawing sign-off and fault resolution activities. Other duties will include the production of customer build specifications and development of project proposals. Off-site customer visits and occasional event support will be necessary.
The Lead Design Engineer will have experience in component design using 3D CAD software and completing and releasing engineering drawings in a timely manner. It is also desirable to have experience in the design and development of rig and test equipment.
The successful candidate will have extensive design experience in F1 (or equivalent formula). This experience would ideally be in a mechanical design environment, preferably with significant exposure to hydraulics, transmission or suspension systems.
It is essential within this role that both written and verbal communications are of an extremely high standard as the successful candidate will often be the main customer liaison and responsible for information/data transfer.