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Research And Development Engineer

Aston Martin F1 Team
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15 Sep 2021

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After more than 60 years away from Formula One, Aston Martin is back on the grid for 2021. Based in Northamptonshire, Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One™ Team has almost 500 passionate people at its heart, making a team with both a rich heritage and a fresh perspective - bringing new energy to the sport with a determination to shake up the order and compete at the sharp end.

The Aston Martin era represents the beginning of a new journey for us, but the racer's attitude and can-do approach remain central pillars in the team's philosophy. The focus is always on improving performance and delivering results. With fresh investment and energy, the stage is set to build on Aston Martin's rich history in motorsport and establish Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One™ Team as a competitive force in the years ahead.

To succeed on this mission, the team is looking for talented individuals who share our passion for racing and hunger for competition. It's a stimulating and rewarding place to work, with pure racing at the core of everything we do. We are building for a strong future and every member of the team will play an important role in our success.

We are a brave and united team who value authenticity, honesty, and are never afraid to question conventions. We embrace these values in ways that reflect our modern world. If you share our racer's spirit and want to contribute to the next chapter in Aston Martin's glorious history, please apply and join one of the most exciting projects in Formula One.

We are looking for an engineer or mechanical designer to join our team at a tremendously exciting time for Aston Martin Formula 1. We are expanding the R&D group not only to improve car performance but also to transform our test capabilities as we move into a brand new factory.

Key Skills :

• The ability to design original test rigs and adapt them to new car hardware

• Be able to progress multiple projects concurrently

• An understanding of hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical actuation

• An appreciation of data logging, sensors and measurement techniques

Applicants for the role should :

• Have a good quality degree in Mechanical, Aeronautical or Motorsport Engineering

• Be able to work with minimal supervision

• Have experience of a modern 3D CAD system

• Ideally have experience working in R&D in motorsport, aerospace or other high tech industry

Key experience is in the design of test equipment and rig installations rather than racing cars themselves.

Experience in larger OEM aerospace or automotive type companies might be appropriate for this role.

Aston Martin Formula One Team is committed to attracting, recruiting and retaining the most talented individuals, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion, belief, sex or sexual orientation. We strive to be a Team that reflects all the communities with which we engage around the world through diversity in the workplace and promoting an inclusive culture in which all team members are respected, empowered and valued.
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