Renault Sport Formula One Team is a professional motorsport outfit currently competing in the FIA Formula 1 World Championship. Since first entering Formula 1 as Toleman Motorsport [1981 – 1985], the squad has competed under the banners of Benetton Formula [1986 – 2001], Renault F1 Team [2002 – 2010], Lotus Renault GP  and Lotus F1 Team [2012 – 2015]. To date, the team has taken 3x Constructors’ World Championships, 4x Drivers’ World Championships and 49 Grand Prix victories.
The team’s headquarters in Enstone, Oxfordshire is a state-of-the art Formula 1 facility which plays home to over 600 people ; including many of the world’s leading minds in aerodynamics, advanced materials research, engineering and automotive design.
Enstone is also a centre of business excellence, employing leading professionals from the broad remit of business operational support ; including Human Resources, Finance, Legal and Marketing. Factor in an exceptionally friendly company persona and relentless passion for success, and you have a hub for genuine motorsport excellence.
As the works Renault F1 Team progresses up the grid we are looking to expand our Race Car Design Group. If you have ambition and wish to join an organisation that intends to be fighting for the championship soon, then let’s see if your skills match our requirements.
We are looking for Senior Engineers with significant and relevant motorsport experience and Engineers who already have relevant experience, and believe in the next 5 years they can become a Senior Engineer.
Power Unit Designers (Ref : RSR-UK-Des02) – packaging the Power Unit designed by our colleagues in Paris. Responsible for systems such as Fuel, Hydraulics, Electrical and Cooling.
Suspension Designers (Ref : RSR-UK-Des03) – designing the inboard / outboard suspension systems and ducts whilst working closely with their composite colleagues on suspension composite components.
Composite Designers (Ref : RSR-UK-Des04) – designing major structural and non-structural composite components.
FEA Stress Engineers (Ref : RSR-UK-Des05) - analysing components employing the latest non-linear techniques to optimise all components of the car to save weight and add performance.
Materials Engineer (Ref : RSR-UK-Des06) – our state of the art laboratory’s function is increasing and we require engineers who can cross the divide between laboratory / design office.
For all these candidates, will need :
- A Mechanical Engineering degree or similar qualification
- Substantial level of mechanical or composite design experience in high level motorsport
- Knowledge and experience of current manufacturing techniques
- Some project management skills
- CAD system usage experience
You must be eligible to work in the UK, and as our factory is remote, hold a valid driving licence.
Candidates must be self-motivated, capable of working with minimal supervision to tight deadlines, and be confident in communicating in a team environment.
In return we offer a team with a strong commitment to return to the highest level of achievement, a unique and friendly working environment, competitive remuneration, life assurance, private medical cover, gym, subsidised canteen and many other competitive benefits.
Please apply in writing with current CV, salary expectations, details of your notice period and quoting job reference to HR@uk.renaultsportracing.com
Closing Date : 31 October 2017