Engine Design Engineer

Engine Design Engineer

Hyundai Motorsport GmbH
Date Posted
8th January 2019
Engine / Power Plant
Alzenau / Germany
Competitive Salary

Based in Alzenau, near Frankfurt in Germany, Hyundai Motorsport GmbH is responsible for Hyundai’s global motorsport activities and primarily for its World Rally Championship program. In parallel to its successful WRC campaign, Hyundai Motorsport’s Customer Racing department was created with the aim of enhancing Hyundai’s motorsport image around the world with the Hyundai i20 R5 rally car and the Hyundai i30 N TCR for circuit racing.

We are now hiring:

Engine Design Engineer


Purpose of the job:

Reporting to both Engine Manager and Engine Chief Designer, the Engine Design Engineer will design and develop parts of the WRC engine unit such as engine hardware (block, head, reciprocating parts, valve train, ancillaries and so on), air intake and exhaust systems, lubrication, workshop tools, cooling and in-car installation. Development may range  from creating new designs from the initial concept phase all the way to parts supply monitoring and validation (on dyno or cars).

Main tasks

  • To design and develop parts of the WRC engine
  • To follow items from the calculation and design process, to the assembly and sign-off on dyno and cars
  • Managing development of components and systems together with suppliers
  • Relationship with other design teams such as chassis, electronics
  • Relationship with suppliers for parts supply monitoring and quality issues
  • Relationship with the engine workshop for assembly process support, validation of the new parts
  • Bill of material setting



  • University Degree in Engineering or equivalent
  • From 2 to 5 years of  engine design experience, specifically within the motorsport industry
  • A strong background in mechanical design engineering
  • Strong knowledge of CATIA V5 (Part Design, Generative Shape Design, Drafting)
  • Proficient in geometrical dimensioning and tolerancing
  • Good communication skills, fluent English is compulsory, German speaking is a plus
  • KISS soft knowledge is a plus
  • Proficient PC skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Clear attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple priorities are key to success in this role. A flexible approach to working hours and tasks is essential.

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