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Design Engineer

R53 engineering
Date Posted
31st August 2017
Design Engineer
Warwick / UK

R53 engineering, a leading motorsport company operating at high level motorsport (GT Racing, Formula E, WRC…), is searching for a suspension designer for the engineering department.

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


The role involves:

  • New Damper design and drawings suitable for production
  • Conceptual and detailed design of suspension/damper components and systems
  • Follow up from design to prototype build
  • Operation of damper dyno for R&D activities
  • Fixtures, tooling and rig design
  • R&D support activities
  • Production of manuals
  • BOM generation and maintenance


The ideal candidate should have:

  • Degree in Mechanical engineering or similar
  • CATIA, Solidworks or similar 3D CAD system experience required
  • Familiarity with analyzing data using Excel.
  • Ability to use CAD system based FEA and Kinematics tools
  • Damper design experience preferred but not essential
  • Motorsport experience preferred but not essential
  • Good mechanical and engineering skills
  • Good fluid dynamics knowledge
  • Electro-hydraulic and mechanical knowledge preferred but not essential
  • Self motivated and organized person.
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • 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. 

Please apply with a covering letter and your CV.

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