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Design Engineer


Banbury, Oxfordshire, England


Date Posted:

22nd November 2019





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At Prodrive we combine our motorsport ethos with free thinking to redefine the possible. For the last 15 years we have been the team behind the Le Mans winning Aston Martin Racing team in the FIA World Endurance Championship. We also support a variety of programmes including full works teams in international race and rally series. Our Technicians, Mechanics, Fabricators and Engineers all work together every step of the way with one goal; to win.

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.

  • 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

Who we are looking for…

Our ideal candidate will have extensive motorsport experience ideally within a similar role and be educated to degree level within Engineering. In addition to this they will also have experience desiging major vehicle components for different motorsport projects and have a genuine passion for what they do.

What we offer in return;  

A modern, spacious working environment with free onsite parking, 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 our group personal pension, 25 days holiday, with an opportunity to purchase extra and company discounts e.g. motorsport merchandise… and much more!

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