Senior Aerodynamicist / Aerodynamicist

The company:

Williams is one of the world’s leading Formula 1 teams. It exists purely to race in the top echelon of motor racing, where it has been winning Grands Prix for more than three decades. The Williams name has been synonymous with top-level motorsport since the 1960s.

The role:

You will play a key role in formulating and guiding conceptual design directions, using our state-of-the-art CFD and wind tunnel facilities at the Grove factory, as well as data collected at the track, to achieve a thorough understanding of the car’s aerodynamics.

Key operational duties:

Construct wind tunnel and track experiments to assess performance and answer key aerodynamic questions.
Use CFD to iterate your designs, analysing and publishing results to the group to promote discussion and working effectively with the surfacing group.
Supervise wind tunnel projects through surfacing, design and test.
Analyse wind tunnel and track data alongside CFD results, publishing key findings.
Where applicable, provide guidance to other engineers and take a lead in key aspects of the aero group’s work.
Contribute to wind tunnel shifts.

Ideal Credentials:

Excellent team player and ability to work effectively with other groups.
You have a keen eye for aerodynamic detail and are able to rapidly iterate your designs through CFD to achieve high-quality solutions.
You understand the regulations and can apply novel and creative thinking to your projects.
You have a degree in Aeronautical Engineering (or equivalent).

What can Williams offer?

The Williams Group is based in Grove, Oxfordshire. We offer free onsite parking and large open green spaces to unwind during breaks. We are a short 5 minutes’ from Wantage, our closest town centre. We have an on-site gym that is free to use for all staff and contractors. We also have a subsidised restaurant on site. Please scroll down the page to review our benefits suite below.

Application closing date:

All applications must be received by 13th May 2021

The Williams Group is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion. If you have a disability, we are happy to discuss reasonable job adjustments.

Strictly no agencies.

Williams Benefits

26 Days Holiday

Increases with service and also options to buy and sell

Williams Mercedes Car Scheme

4 x Car Schemes

Mercedes, Jaguar Land Rover, BMW and Nissan car schemes available

Williams Bonus scheme

Bonus Scheme

We offer a performance based bonus scheme

Williams Childcare Vouchers

Salary Sacrifice & Childcare Benefits

Vouchers & Teds Premier Childcare

Williams Cybex Gym

Health and Fitness

Free on-site gym with Health and Fitness classes and Osteo treatment

Williams Medical Insurance

Private Medical and Health Insurance Cash Plan

Save money on health and medical benefits

Williams Pension Life Assurance Income Protection


Life Assurance, Long term disability insurance

Williams Subsidised Canteen

Staff Events

Staff Events, Open Day to friends and family, Christmas Party for both employees and their children

Please Note: Due to the Volume of applications we receive on a daily basis we cannot guarantee your application will be acknowledged or considered unless you have applied directly via our website