Williams Grand Prix Engineering Ltd

  • Tyre Engineer

    Location UK
    Posted Date 1 month ago(4.10.2019 7:39 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Design Office - Vehicle Dynamics Engineer
  • Overview

    The company:


    Williams is one of the world’s leading Formula 1 teams. It exists purely to race in the top echelon of motor racing, where it has been winning grand Prix’s for more than three decades. The Williams name has been synonymous with top-level motorsport since the 1960s.

    The position:


    We are looking to recruit a Tyre Engineer within our Vehicle Dynamics Group to lead the performance optimisation of tyres at the track, oversee tyre operations, and to act as primary technical contact for our tyre supplier. Reporting to the Tyre Science Team Leader, you will contribute to the overall technical strategy for Vehicle Dynamics and provide support for various projects across the entire team as may be required from time to time, and especially where tyre expertise is required.


    Core responsibilities:

    • Lead the performance optimisation and selection of tyres at the track, working with track engineers.
    • Attend track events (races and tests) as required – TBC
    • Define and (where possible) develop the processes, models and tools for tyre performance analysis and optimisation, working with other members of Vehicle Dynamics
    • Analyse track tyre performance and ensure good model correlation
    • Manage our technical relationship with our tyre supplier and act as the primary technical contact.
    • Oversee tyre test operations and manage our tyre data.
    • Liaise with design functions to optimise tyre performance through car specification.


    Skills, Qualifications and experience:


    We are looking for an individual with experience in tyre development and/or tyre performance optimisation, with a degree in engineering or related discipline.


    What can Williams offer?


    The Williams Group is based in Grove, Oxfordshire. We offer free onsite parking and large open green spaces to unwind during breaks. We are a short 5 minutes’ from Wantage, our closest town centre. We have an on-site gym which is free to use for all staff and contractors. We also have a subsidised restaurant on site. Please scroll down the page to review our benefits suite below.


    Application closing date:


    All applications must be received by 8th November 2019


    The Williams Group is an equal opportunity employer who values diversity and inclusion. If you have a disability, we are happy to discuss reasonable job adjustments.


    Strictly no agencies


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