Renault Sport Racing have an excellent opportunity to join our team at a tremendously exciting time in our history within Formula 1. As we continue to grow as a team, we have a position for a highly talented individual to join our R&D Team as R&D Design Engineer.
R&D Design Engineer - The Role
This role encompasses a variety of design projects, varying from the design of jigs and fixtures used to test car components, through to designing complete servo-hydraulic test rigs.
Working within a small group, this role requires a broad knowledge of engineering fundamentals to propose, develop and deliver design based solutions that are both pertinent and effective to the test requirements.
R&D Design Engineer - The Person
The successful applicant will contribute to our ongoing innovation by designing fixtures, rigs and development parts, whilst also overseeing their assembly for testing in the laboratory.
Applicants will be able to demonstrate experience in the following areas:
• Designing components in CATIA V5/V6 (or similar 3D CAD system) and producing drawings suitable for manufacture.
• Familiarity with analysing data using Excel.
• The ability to use CAD system based FEA and kinematic tools for simple design verifications would be advantageous but not essential.
• A full, in-depth understanding of current BS-8888 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing best practices.
Employed within the R&D Design Group, this position requires the ability to work both individually and as part of a team, whilst demonstrating initiative to produce innovative solutions to problems.
Applicants will be a minimum HND / HNC (or similar) educated in Mechanical Engineering and will have extensive experience in designing a range of jigs and fixtures. The successful candidate will possess an understanding for the bespoke design of electro-hydraulic and mechanical test rigs, previous motorsport experience is not essential.
This role requires excellent communication and organisational skills. The ability to remain focused and calm when working under pressure to tight deadlines is essential.
Our offer to you
Along with a competitive salary, we offer a range of excellent benefits including car schemes, pension, free onsite gym, subsidised canteen and many others.
Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.