Andretti Cadillac

Senior Aerodynamics Engineer

Undisclosed salaryAerodynamicsFull timePermanent
Towcester, GB

About the position

SENIOR AERODYNAMICS ENGINEER

Description

Location: Silverstone, UK

Reporting to: Lead Engineer - Aero Development Team

Department: Andretti Cadillac at Andretti Global

Background:

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 a Senior Aerodynamics Engineer to join the Andretti Cadillac Team at the new Silverstone Facility. In this role you will work within the Aero Development Team, employing cutting-edge techniques to deliver aerodynamic performance to the race car. This will involve analysing computational and wind tunnel data and fostering innovation throughout the design and development process. 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 aerodynamic performance to the race car, by analysing CFD and wind tunnel data as well as innovating throughout the design and development process.
  • Build an understanding of the aerodynamic structures and behaviors around the race car.
  • Work with management groups to construct a mutually agreed and communicated aerodynamic development plan.
  • Suggest, investigate and, where applicable, implement new methods and processes to improve efficiency of aerodynamic ideas generation, design, testing, analysis and reporting.
  • Contribute to collaborative discussions and efforts to improve whole-car performance, offering ideas and taking on board feedback from others.
  • Communicate key findings, opportunities and threats to the Lead Engineer.
  • Occasional travel may be required as part of this role.

Requirements

  • A degree in a relevant discipline (Aerodynamics/Aeronautics) or similar.
  • Multiple years’ relevant experience in a similar role, ideally within the motorsport industry.
  • Strong understanding of the Formula One® Technical Regulations.
  • Excellent knowledge of CFD methods and analysis of CFD data.
  • Experience in leading, managing and directly contributing to aerodynamic development.
  • Experience in planning, organizing, and managing aerodynamic development projects against pre-agreed targets.
  • Well versed with 3D CAD software (preferably 3DExperience/CATIA).
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Able to perform duties in a timely manner with minimal errors.
  • Ability to line manage / lead teams effectively.
  • 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.

Benefits

Free car parkingHealthcarePaid holidaysPaid sick leave

Languages

English(Professional working proficiency)

Location

Posted 24d ago



51-200

employees

Towcester, GB