Design Engineer

Ilmor Engineering
04 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
DESIGN ENGINEER BASED IN NORTHAMPTON For over thirty years Ilmor has been best known for designing, developing and manufacturing high performance race engines for Formula 1 and IndyCar. This remains a core part of our business today and we are currently enjoying a very successful IndyCar partnership with Chevrolet, but with our state-of-the-art facility and highly skilled team we are able to turn our hand to any customer engine project and indeed virtually any mechanical engineering application. Due to ongoing growth across the Ilmor business, we are actively looking for high calibre Design Engineers to join the team. With strong growth across all areas of the business, successful candidates will have the opportunity to be involved in a number of diverse projects across the organisation. Specific accountabilities of the Design Engineer roles will include: - Work closely with the Engineering project teams on complex mechanical design projects - Play an active part in problem resolution, working with colleagues and customers to overcome engineering and manufacturing challenges. - Work closely with customers on the design for manufacture process. We are seeking Design Engineers with a strong academic and technical background, a love for motorsport and engineering and the ability to work as part of a diverse team. Specifically we are looking for the following skills and experience: - Degree qualified (2.1 or above) in Mechanical or Automotive Engineering, or other technical subject (equivalent qualifications will be considered) - Demonstrable experience designing complex engine components - A good understanding of modern manufacturing techniques and DFM - Experience of working with Catia V5 would be advantageous but is not essential. For more information, please apply with CV and covering letter. Third party applications will be forwarded to Joseph Burden at Mackenzie Jones.
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