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R53 Suspension
Warwick / UK
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R53 suspension, is a leading high performance suspension manufacturer at a high-level motorsport (GT Racing, Dakar, Formula E, Rally,…) and high performance automotive Gordon Murray, McLaren, …), we have a vacancy for a damper technician reporting to the workshop manager.

If you have good mechanical and engineering knowledge with excellent attention to detail as well as a motivation for self-development and wish to work on suspension systems for top motorsport and high-performance vehicles, then we have the opportunity for you. 



The role involves: 

  • Sub assembly build 
  • New Damper build 
  • Damper Servicing 
  • Service and Repair 
  • Damper dyno operation 
  • Damper setting development/Tuning 
  • R&D support activities 
  • Test and race support 
  • General business upkeep 


The ideal candidate should have: 

  • Self-motivation and organization skills 
  • Excellent attention to detail 
  • Damper build experience preferred but not essential 
  • Motorsport experience preferred but not essential 
  • Good mechanical and/or engineering skills 
  • IT skills- MS Office essential, SAGE is an advantage 
  • Passion for motorsport 
  • Confidentiality 


R53 is based in Warwick, the heart of the motorsport valley. The role would suit a self motivated team player with an enthusiastic and positive attitude. A flexible approach to working hours is required. If interested please apply with your CV and covering letter.


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R53 ENGINEERING - Excellence and Efficiency R53 Engineering Ltd is a UK based company that provides quality and effective solutions to high performance engineering industries (motorsport, defense and automotive) with a sound business engineering approach delivering high ROI’s. R53 Engineering has partnerships with best in class companies in order to offer best solution to our customer’s applications R53 Engineering has a proven track record of delivering A to Z solutions, from concept to production, including data analysis, simulation, CAD design, project management, testing, prototyping, production manufacturing, logistics and through life support. Areas of expertise: full vehicle development, suspension, dampers (shock absorbers), powertrain, pneumatics, hybrids and electric vehicles. Our success is founded on the principles of Motorsport development processes; speed of delivery, efficiency and high quality standards.