(A) Senior CFD Correlation Engineer

Location UK-OXF-Grove
Posted Date 1 month ago(19.5.2021 1:13 PM)
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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 Grands Prix for more than three decades. The Williams name has been synonymous with top-level motorsport since the 1960s.

The Role:


Williams are looking to recruit an experienced individual to help drive our correlation programme between CFD, Wind Tunnel and Track environments.  This role requires strong analytical skills in order to extract meaningful information from large datasets and present conclusions in a clear and concise manner.  You will contribute to improving the correlation methodologies and toolkits in order to advance car performance.  You will work directly with our aerodynamicists under the guidance of our lead correlation engineer within the CFD group.


Key Operational Duties:

  • Work directly with aerodynamicists to identify and classify correlation aspects across different areas of the car
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of CFD methodologies and toolkits to aid in improving correlation
  • Develop and reinforce rigorous and robust correlation programmes and methodologies
  • Ensure correlation aspects are understood and well communicated across the CFD team and aerodynamics department
  • As a senior engineer you will be expected to guide other engineers and take responsibility for key projects
  • You will report to the Lead Correlation Engineer within the CFD group


Ideal Credentials:

  • At least a 2:1 pass in an Aeronautical or related engineering field
  • Ideally a Masters’ degree, or above, specialising in CFD or aerodynamics
  • At least 4 years aerodynamic and CFD experience in a high-level aerodynamic or motorsport environment, preferably within Formula 1
  • Excellent analytical skills and be able to draw concise conclusions from large datasets
  • Excellent team player with ability to work effectively in focused teams and with other groups
  • Ability to work at a high pace and toward tight deadlines
  • Experience using StarCCM+, OpenFOAM, ANSA and NX are highly desirable

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 25th June 2021


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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