Structural Engineer - Senior

Structural Engineer - Senior

Williams F1

United Kingdom

The position:

An exciting opportunity exists for a Senior Structural Engineer to join our expanding Structural Engineering team and make a key contribution to the design and development of our F1 car.

Interacting closely with members of Design, Aerodynamics, Vehicle Dynamics and the Race Team you will be responsible for ensuring our structures meet their strength and stiffness targets, balancing performance with safety and reliability.

This challenging but rewarding role will suit a hard-working and adaptable experienced engineer with excellent attention to detail, and a willingness to demonstrate initiative and work independently under pressure to meet tight deadlines.

The position responsibilities:

  • Perform structural analysis of metallic and composite F1 car components using both Finite Element Analysis and hand calculation methods
  • Optimise existing designs and develop innovative new structural concepts, identifying opportunities for mass reduction and the realisation of other car performance parameters
  • Contribute to design reviews, assessing structural viability of proposed new designs
  • Define and observe structural proof tests carried out in the Prototype and Test department, analysing results and using them to improve model correlation
  • Write reports to summarise the analysis that has been used to demonstrate structures are fit for purpose
  • Develop new analysis tools and improve efficiency of existing calculation methods to promote a culture of continuous development
  • Mentoring and training of other team members

Desired skills:

  • Structural analysis using Siemens NX and NX Nastran or similar FEA software
  • Structural optimisation using Genesis or similar software
  • In depth knowledge of calculation methods based on first principles
  • Detailed knowledge of fatigue analysis methods
  • Thorough understanding of structural behaviour of engineering materials
  • Scripting and model automation skills would be beneficial, as would experience of data analysis using MATLAB

Minimum qualifications:

  • Degree qualified in Mechanical, Automotive, Aerospace, Marine or other related engineering discipline, supported by significant experience gained working at an appropriate level

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