Vehicle Dynamics - Tyre 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 grand Prix’s for more than three decades. The Williams name has been synonymous with top-level motorsport since the 1960s.

The position:

We are recruiting a Vehicle Dynamics Engineer within our Tyre Science Team to guide the tyre model correlation, develop analysis tools, and improve tyre optimisation capabilities. Reporting to the Tyre Science Team Leader, you will also contribute to the overall technical strategy for the Vehicle Dynamics Department and provide support for various projects across the entire F1 team as may be required from time to time, and especially where tyre expertise is needed.

Core responsibilities:

Develop the trackside toolset to integrate new models and increase optimisation capabilities
Ensure good correlation using track and rig data
Contribute to the development of high-performance, numerically efficient models
Identify and prioritise tyre analysis and model upgrade requirements
Support the analysis and optimisation of tyre performance
Liaise with design functions to optimise tyre performance through car specification

Skills, Qualifications and experience:

We are looking for an Engineer with an excellent degree in engineering or related subject.  Experience in vehicle dynamics, data analysis, tyre model development and software skills is also advantageous, but not essential.

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 which 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: 8th March 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