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.
An exciting opportunity exists for a Structural Engineer to join our expanding Structural Engineering team and be involved in the design and development of our F1 car.
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 adaptable engineer with excellent attention to detail, and a willingness to demonstrate initiative and work to 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 to achieve mass reduction
Contribute to design reviews, assessing structural viability of proposed new designs
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
Assist with development of new analysis tools and improving efficiency of existing calculation methods
Structural analysis using Siemens NX and NX Nastran or similar FEA software
Structural optimisation using Genesis or similar software
Familiarity with calculation methods based on first principles
Knowledge of fatigue analysis methods
Good understanding of structural behaviour of engineering materials
Scripting and model automation skills would be beneficial
Degree qualified in Mechanical, Automotive, Aerospace, Marine or other related engineering discipline.
What can Williams offer?
The Williams Group are 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. Please scroll down the page to view our full range of benefits.
The Williams Group is an equal opportunity employer who values diversity and inclusion. If you have a disability, we are happy to discuss reasonable job adjustments.
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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 www.williamsf1.com/careers.
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