Senior CFD Correlation Engineer

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:

Williams is looking to recruit an experienced individual to help drive our correlation programme between CFD, Wind Tunnel and Track environments.  This role requires strong analytical skills in order to extract meaningful information from large datasets and present conclusions in a clear and concise manner.  You will contribute to improving the correlation methodologies and toolkits in order to advance car performance.  You will work directly with our aerodynamicists under the guidance of our lead correlation engineer within the CFD group.

Key Operational Duties:

Work directly with aerodynamicists to identify and classify correlation aspects across different areas of the car
Contribute to the continuous improvement of CFD methodologies and toolkits to aid in improving correlation
Develop and reinforce rigorous and robust correlation programmes and methodologies
Ensure correlation aspects are understood and well communicated across the CFD team and aerodynamics department
As a senior engineer, you will be expected to guide other engineers and take responsibility for key projects
You will report to the Lead Correlation Engineer within the CFD group

Ideal Credentials:

At least a 2:1 pass in an Aeronautical or related engineering field
Ideally a Masters’ degree, or above, specialising in CFD or aerodynamics
At least 4 years aerodynamic and CFD experience in a high-level aerodynamic or motorsport environment, preferably within Formula 1
Excellent analytical skills and be able to draw concise conclusions from large datasets
Excellent team player with the ability to work effectively in focused teams and with other groups
Ability to work at a high pace and toward tight deadlines
Experience using StarCCM+, OpenFOAM, ANSA and NX are highly desirable

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 25th June 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


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

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