(A) Aerodynamic Project Leader

Location UK-OXF-Grove
Posted Date 1 month ago(19.5.2021 12:44 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:

You will take a leading role in formulating and guiding conceptual design directions, using our state-of-the art CFD and wind tunnel facilities at the Grove factory, as well as data collected at the track, to achieve a thorough understanding of the car’s aerodynamics.


Key operational duties:

  • Working with the Principal Aerodynamicist, identify aerodynamic development projects which offer maximum performance benefit.
  • Use CFD to iterate your designs, analysing and publishing results to the group to promote discussion and working effectively with the surfacing group.
  • Develop projects across multiple engineers and/or car areas, ensuring great team work and maximising contribution to understanding and performance
  • Construct wind tunnel and track experiments to assess performance and answer key aerodynamic questions as well as guiding those of others
  • Analyse wind tunnel and track data alongside CFD results.
  • Contribute to wind tunnel shifts.
  • Prepare reports/findings for presentation to senior technical staff.

Ideal Credentials:

  • Excellent team player and ability to work effectively with other groups.
  • You have a proven track record of adding aerodynamic performance in an F1 environment across a wide range of development areas.
  • You have a keen eye for aerodynamic detail and are able to rapidly iterate your designs through CFD to achieve high quality solutions.
  • You understand the regulations and can apply novel and creative thinking to your projects.
  • You have a degree in Aeronautical Engineering (or equivalent).


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 11th 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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