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Design Engineer - 3-6 Month Contract

LOCATION:

Banbury, Oxfordshire, England

Cars

Date Posted:

25th September 2019

Sector:

Motorsport

Industry:

Engineering

Job Type:

Contract

Reference:

MSDOC919

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 looking for two Design Engineers for a 3-6 month contract, providing their knowledge and expertise to our exciting new motorsport programmes. The ideal contractor will have previous experience in the design of major vehicles or engines with strong NX experience. They need to be confident using the following CAD competencies - Design in context of large assemblies, Sheet metal, Drawings to BS 8888 and Geometric tolerancing)

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

Contact Shelley Hobson for more information: shobson@prodrive.com

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