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Lead Suspension Design Engineer

R53 engineering
Date Posted
4th March 2018
Design Engineer
Warwick / UK
Salary depending on experience
Competitive Salary

R53 engineering, a leading motorsport company operating at high level motorsport (GT Racing, Formula E, WRC,…), is searching for a lead suspension designer to manage the design and R&D activities.

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


The role involves:

·       Lead new Damper design and drawings suitable for production

·       R&D activities

·       Manage design engineers

·       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

·       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. If interested please apply with your CV and covering letter.

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