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Design Engineer


Banbury, Oxfordshire, England


Date Posted:

8th February 2019





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At Prodrive it’s not about staying in the game, it’s about getting ahead of it, we believe there is no limit to what can be achieved when we put our minds to it. Success at Le Mans combined with our major new car programmes, both on the track and off-road, has resulted in motorsport design opportunities.

We are now recruiting for a Design Engineer to provide their knowledge and expertise to both Aston Martin Racing and Prodrive Motorsport programmes. The ideal candidate will have previous experience in the design of major vehicle sub-systems and components ideally in the motorsport industry. You will be CAD proficient in both surface and solid modelling with an exceptional understanding of a complete vehicle.

Key responsibilities:

  • Design of major vehicle components covering all Motorsport projects
  • Concept design of major vehicle sub-systems and components such as bodywork, suspension, steering, bodyshell, driveline components and transmission ancillaries
  • Production of 3D CAD schemes, as set out by design specification
  • Validate component design with the use of FEA.
  • Refinement of design to final CAD assemblies, component design and associated detailed drawings
  • Releasing of parts and assembly structures onto specific Bill of Materials
  • Ensuring Bill of Materials is accurate and up to date
  • Understanding the commercial impact of design on stock and future Bill of Materials costs
  • Prompt investigations and resolution of faults, as required
  • Technical guidance to junior members of the team

What we can offer you;

A modern, spacious working environment with ample free onsite parking, a competitive salaries as well as a tailored range of benefits, which include: life assurance, free fitness assessments and advice from our ‘Fit 4 Life team’, a subsidised canteen, onsite exercise classes, opportunity to join a group personal pension, 25 days holiday (this is increased at certain service points),  with an opportunity to purchase extra, childcare vouchers and company discounts e.g. motorsport merchandise… and much more!

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