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Senior Electrical Design Engineer


Banbury, Oxfordshire, England

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Date Posted:

3rd April 2024





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Prodrive is one of the world's leading motorsport businesses. For more than 30 years, we have been running race and rallying programmes for some of the biggest names in the sport, including Aston Martin, Subaru, Ford, Porsche, Honda, BMW and MINI. At the same time we provide race and rally cars for private teams.

We're seeking a talented and motivated Senior Electrical Design Engineer to join our team of engineers developing and supporting electrical & electronic solutions use on our race, rally and road projects. Due to the nature of our operations, this vacancy is onsite in Banbury, Oxfordshire, UK.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive the company’s electrical design team to achieve electrical solutions for our motorsport products.
  • Design of electrical systems both on and off vehicle (harnesses, actuators, sensors, control units).
  • Diagnosis of electrical faults, working through problems methodically, both in hardware and software.
  • Production drawings of electrical harnesses and components.
  • Produce documentation (internal and customer facing) to assist with electrical installations.
  • Releasing of parts and assembly structures onto bill of materials.
  • Liaising with other departments and customers to support the build and testing of parts, systems, and vehicles.

Who we are looking for:

  • Bachelor’s or Equivalent in Motorsport or Electronic Engineering or another relevant degree.
  • Strong automotive or motorsport understanding of electrical systems.
  • Strong understanding of relevant communication protocols such as CAN, LIN & Ethernet.
  • Fluent in the use of computers and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Zuken E3 experience is an advantage.
  • Ability to operate both independently and in a collaborative, team environment.
  • Ability to work effectively and thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Willingness to travel and support cars on event or test.

What can we offer you?

  • An attractive salary which will grow in line with your ongoing development and impact
  • 25 days holiday (which increases with long service) with an opportunity to purchase up to 15 extra days
  • Training opportunities for continuing professional development
  • Onsite subsidised staff restaurant
  • Car and pension salary sacrifice schemes
  • Cyclescheme
  • Exercise classes
  • Paid time off for volunteering
  • Consultations with our Fit 4 Life expert
  • Social events throughout the year
  • Exclusive company discounts
  • Life assurance

We are an equal opportunities employer

At Prodrive we are committed to creating an inclusive workplace which values diversity and ensures that everyone has the widest opportunities to maximise their potential. Studies have found that underrepresented groups such as women and ethnic minority groups are less likely to apply for roles if they do not meet all the requirements listed in the job description. If you feel that this role does not perfectly match your experience, we encourage you to apply as you may just be the candidate we are looking for.

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