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After more than 60 years away from Formula One, Aston Martin returned to the grid in 2021. Based in Northamptonshire, Aston Martin Aramco Cognizant Formula One™ Team has more than 600 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 Aramco 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.

Purpose

  • Design, development, and support of wiring harness systems as required by the team for both on and off car installations including R&D, garage, simulator, and wind tunnel requirements

  • Generation of Schematics and CAD schemes for electrical harnesses, producing assembly drawings, bill of materials, and technical drawings for harness manufacture.

  • Specify components and produce manufacturing documentation for internal/external workshop facilities

  • To actively contribute to the Team’s primary objective of consistently being a top three team in the FIA Constructor’s Championship

Primary Responsibilities

  • Design high quality, reliable, lightweight, and cost-effective wiring harness installations

  • Specify wiring schedules, wire gauges, connector, and pin requirements

  • Work closely with the Design Office and Production Departments to produce cohesive designs

  • To chair, attend and proactively participate in meetings as required

  • To work proactively, responsibly, and professionally at all times and to respect and comply with the company’s reporting structure

  • To maintain and develop skill levels to industry standard and maintain current and thorough working knowledge of harness design practises and associated software packages

  • Any other duties as reasonably requested aligned to you job role

Skills & Knowledge Required

Essential

  • At least 3 years’ experience specifying and designing wiring harnesses and installations in Formula 1

  • Possess a thorough understanding of wiring systems utilised in motorsport and Formula 1

  • Demonstrate a good working knowledge of harness components and materials

  • Be able to demonstrate an innovative, practical approach to problem solving with a high attention to detail.

  • Be highly motivated with the ability to work to a demanding schedule, thriving under pressure and have a flexible approach to working hours

  • Be results orientated and be confident in your decision-making skills

  • To have a flexible attitude and ability to work as part of a team in a demanding and rapidly changing environment

  • Ability to demonstrate a clear understanding of and commitment to Health & Safety

Desirable

  • Working knowledge and experience using Catia (3D experience desirable)

  • Working knowledge of Zuken

  • Experience with vehicle communication systems (CAN, Flexray, ethernet)

The role will be based at the Silverstone Factory / Brackley premises however there may be a requirement to travel as and when requested to meet the requirements of the Company.

This job description reflects the major tasks to be carried out by the postholder and identifies the level of responsibility at which the postholder will be required to work. Subject to the discretion of the Company, the postholder will carry out the duties specified above together with such other duties or tasks for the Company as reasonably required.

You may also be required to perform additional duties for the Company from time to time commensurate with your skills and experience.

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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