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30 Sept 2023

Composite Design Engineer

🇬🇧 Oxfordshire, UK
Full Time
3+ years exp.

We are building something special at Alpine.

We are looking to add to our excellent team with individuals who are motivated to significantly contribute to our relentless pursuit of excellence – and ultimately a championship contending team.

At our state of the art facility in Oxfordshire we have a new opportunity within our Composite Design team as a Design Engineer.

Composite Design Engineer – The Role

Working in the Composite Design Group, the successful candidate will undertake the design of a variety composite components. These could either be structural (Chassis, Impact Structures, Wishbones, Wings, etc.) or non-structural (Bodywork, Floor, Ducts etc.). Responsibilities will include concept design and scheming components from initial Aero surface, defining patterns, moulds and specifying laminates. On large assemblies, this would involve working in a small project team, or sole charge for less complex part designs. Furthermore, duties will extend to the necessary component jigs and post-race event problem investigations/resolutions.

At all times our team members are supported/coached by more experienced senior designers to enhance career development. Appropriate training (GD&T, CPD, etc.) will be offered whilst on-going CATIA skills enhancement is provided by our on-site CAD coaches. Furthermore, there is the opportunity to gain direct experience of trackside operations via our weekend command centre volunteer rota.

Composite Design Engineer – The Person

Candidate’s for this position must have:

  • A Mechanical Engineering Masters’ Degree or comparable qualification
  • 3-5 years’ post degree relevant design experience using CAD in high level motorsport • Experience of composite pre-impregnated materials and manufacturing techniques
  • An understanding of implications of car performance when considering design criteria • Ability to approach design tasks by application of engineering first principles

Candidates must be self-motivated, capable of working with minimal supervision and delivering high quality designs to crucial deadlines. They will be a team player and possess excellent communication skills.

Our offer to you

Along with a competitive salary, we offer a range of excellent benefits including car schemes, pension, free onsite gym, subsidised canteen and many others. Please apply with current CV, salary expectations, details of your notice period Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

Alpine Racing strives to be diverse and inclusive, a place where we can all be ourselves. We welcome people from all backgrounds, ethnicities, cultures, and experiences. We are committed to making a consistent, top down effort to be role models on what diversity, inclusion and belonging means in society.

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