Andretti Cadillac

Aero Mechanical Desing Engineer

Undisclosed salaryDesignFull timePermanent
Towcester, GB

About the position



Location: Silverstone, UK

Reporting to: Lead Engineer - Aero Mechanical Design

Department: Andretti Cadillac at Andretti Global


Led by racing legend Michael Andretti, the team fields multiple entries in INDYCAR, INDY NXT, IMSA and Formula E. The global racing enterprise boasts over 250 race wins, four INDYCAR Series championships, five INDY NXT titles, one Indy Pro 2000 and one USF2000 championship, and has captured victory five times at the famed Indianapolis 500-Mile Race. The team is now looking to expand into the pinnacle of motorsport through our Andretti Cadillac Team. 

Job description:

We have an opportunity for an Aero Mechanical Design Engineer to join the Andretti Cadillac Team at the new Silverstone Facility. In this role you will work within a group of skilled design engineers helping to develop the team’s 60% wind tunnel model and testing facility, designing, and developing mechanical and electromechanical systems for the model. At Andretti Global, we aspire to be the absolute best in every aspect of our team. Team members are encouraged to challenge established thinking and share their ideas to create an environment where everyone can contribute to our shared success.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Deliver high quality designed mechanical parts for the wind tunnel model.
  • Working on design projects in all aspects of the design of the mechanical systems used on the wind tunnel model, test facility and aero instrumentation.
  • Analyze and optimize designs to improve the performance and reliability of engineering systems.
  • Working to achieve the project scope set out by senior team members to complete mechanical design solutions.
  • Contribute new ideas in design methodology including process and procedures.
  • Investigate and research new technologies and materials to be used in the development of mechanical systems.
  • Occasional travel may be required as part of this role.


  • A degree in a relevant discipline (Engineering/Design/Motorsport) or similar.
  • Relevant experience in a similar role, ideally within the motorsport industry.
  • Experience of mechanical design using 3D CAD software (preferably 3DExperience/CATIA).
  • Knowledge and understanding of complex mechanical engineering.
  • Ability to apply structural engineering techniques for part validation (FEA).
  • Knowledge of materials and manufacturing techniques including composite manufacture and advanced digital manufacture.
  • Good understanding of GD&T and its application.
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Able to perform duties in a timely manner with minimal errors.
  • Communicate effectively with key stakeholders/directors.
  • Clear and concise communication.
  • Strong levels of IT skills including MS Office, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Positively contribute to an open and inclusive culture.

Please be aware that we will be reviewing applicants on a rolling basis and this job posting will close once a suitable candidate is identified. We encourage all interested individuals to submit their application as soon as possible. As an equal opportunities employer, we are committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity or marriage and civil partnership. We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply.


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Posted 24d ago



Towcester, GB