The Latest Motorsport Jobs
Whether you have been furloughed or not, chances are you have a little more time on your hands than you’re used to. Although the world of motorsport (actually, the world in general) may be on hiatus, at some stage things will get back to normal. As you may have read, many motorsport teams are currently helping to combat the devastating effects of Covid-19 and that’s keeping some motorsport engineers busy and the doors to the factories open. Other teams are using this time for research and development, testing and improving.
What we do know is that life will go on. So if you’re sat there wondering if now’s the time to be looking for a career change or applying for that next step up, take this time and use it wisely. Switch Netflix or your Xbox off and start preparing for your future!
Here are out Top 3 Picks of the Latest Motorsport Jobs being advertised:
The Best Aerodynamics Job
Mercedes AMG F1: CFD Aerodynamicist
This has got to be one of the best jobs for any aerodynamic / CFD nuts out there. You’ll need to be a graduate with an aeronautical or Mechanical/Engineering degree and you’ll be working between CFD developers and the Aerodynamics department.
You’ll also be good at picking up new engineering software quickly and ideally will have a knowledge of programming using Python.
The benefits go further than just working with the dominating F1 team – you also get a very healthy package including 25 days holiday, a car loan scheme and on-site gym and restaurant.
Best Contract Position
Chassis Design Engineer: £40 per hour
This role is being folled by a recruitment consultant outside of the motorsport industry but it’s an interesting contract design role based in the Midlands. You’ll need a degree in either automotive design, mechanical or motorsport engineering too apply and it’s for a period of 3-6 months though a perm role may become available.
- At Least 2 years` experience in a design role within an automotive OR motorsport environment
- Excellent 3D modelling and technical drawing skills
- Good materials and manufacturing process knowledge
- Customer focus
It would also be advantageous to have:
- NX experience and/or Catia V5
- Teamcentre experience
Best Motorsport Apprenticeship Job
Without doubt, the best motorsport apprenticeship position out there at the moment. Applications have to be in by 18th April so be quick!
Mercedes AMG F1 Composite Paint Technician
£18500 a Year (!!!)
You’ll be working in the Applied Science Division at Mercedes AMG F1 and be part of a team responsible for the application of paint and vinyl solutions for F1 cars, race trucks and all other manner of branding and signage on vehicles and property. You’ll be fully supported and mentored by leading experts and will be nurtured towards success in this amazing environment.
You’ll have a keen eye for detail, great dexterity and an enthusiastic approach.
Anyone going for this position will need to have a minimum of 5 GCSEs Grade A*-C which must include English, Maths and Science.
You must also be able to demonstrate an interest in the automotive refinish industry through your own projects, even if just as a hobby.
The duration is a minimum of 2 years but the exact duration will be set when the right candidate is found.
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Get Your CV Sorted!
Whether you’re looking for a new job or have decided to finally get around to applying for one of our Motorsport Engineering degrees, you’re going to need a good CV, detailing as much experience as possible. The Motorsport Careers section of our website has some great content to help you to secure that next great job in motorsport. Take a read.