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Junior Electronics Design Engineer

Ref no. BHN548541
Location Oxfordshire, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

Do you have what it takes to work in Formula 1?

Key skills required for this role

Electronics Engineering Degree


Job description

Yes, you'll learn from us, but we expect to learn from you too!

General Summary:
This position reports to the Factory Electronics Team Leader or their designee; located in Oxfordshire, UK. Responsibilities include the harness and parts design for the on and off-car chassis electronics system in accordance with the F1 technical regulations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Promote teamwork and effective communications to develop working relationships between all personnel and departments.
  • Support the electronic design engineer with the following tasks:
    • Design of on and off-car harnesses, units and other assemblies ensuring they meet performance and reliability requirements.
    • Design of FIA, FOM and supplier component installations in accordance with their requirements, working closely with mechanical design.
    • Continuously monitor and improve on and off car installations, design standards and operational processes and procedures.
  • Provide installation manuals & associated documentation to aid trackside installation of harnesses, units, sensors and associated brackets.
  • Promote teamwork and effective communications to develop working relationships between all personnel and departments.
  • Follow all safety regulations in all venues.
  • Other duties as assigned by the electronics factory team leader or their designee.

Education and Work Experience:
GCSE, High School diploma or equivalent required. University Degree (concluded or enrolled) is required, preferably in Electronics or Electrical Engineering. Previous experience of working in an Electronics design role in motorsports or automotive environment is beneficial.

Specialized Knowledge and Skills:

  • Have a sound understanding of electronics design and ability to follow guidance to produce accurate drawings and hardware layouts.
  • Strong technical background in automotive or motorsport experience is favored
  • Experience of working with CAD design packages is a plus
  • Work to a consistently high standard in stressful and time sensitive situations.
  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal.
  • scientific and analytical approach, and pro-active attitude
  • Work well within a team environment with personnel at all levels.
  • A sympathetic approach to your work colleagues and an ability to integrate within a group environment.
  • A can-do positive approach and a willingness to help others is essential.

Equipment and Applications:

  • Solid computer knowledge experience in Microsoft Office products
  • CAD (e.g. Catia/3DX) and PCB Design Tools experience is beneficial
  • Ability to follow complex regulations related to shipment of materials and facility maintenance requirements.

Work Environment Physical Demands:
An ability to work and prioritize within a high pressure, time sensitive environment while retaining a methodical approach is essential. The role requires a willingness to work long and flexible hours including weekends.

This position may require lifting to 50 pounds, repeated bending, squatting and manual dexterity. Fast-paced work environment requiring heavy mental demands. Work environment includes machinery, race cars, 7-post and other rigs, grinding debris, and hazardous fluids. All employees must ensure compliance with the Company Health and Safety Policy, and all relevant other statutory Health and Safety legislation.

This job description may not detail some less major duties, nor cover duties of a similar nature, which may from time to time be reasonably required by the relevant manager.

At * F1 Team*, we consider our employees our greatest asset. We strive to create a supportive and inclusive work environment where everyone can thrive and grow. We value diversity and encourage our employees to bring their unique perspectives and experiences to the conversation. Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion are fundamental to who we are as a company and a collective of colleagues. Our commitment to these ethics is steadfast and this promise travels with us wherever we are in the world.

We look after our team with multiple rewards packages, competitive bonuses and year-round health and wellbeing programs, providing you with the tools to motivate and perform at your best.

If you're passionate about competition, technology and teamwork, then working at *F1 Team* could be the perfect fit for you. Motorsport is a dynamic and exciting industry that offers a wide range of opportunities for those who are willing to put in the hard work and dedication required to succeed. Working at *F1 Team* is a highly rewarding experience, as you become a crucial member of a team that is constantly pushing the boundaries of what's possible and striving for excellence in everything we do.

Join our team and make your passion your profession.

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