Lifing Engineer

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Haas F1 Team debuted in the FIA Formula One World Championship in 2016, becoming the first American-led Formula One team since 1986. Founded by industrialist Gene Haas, Haas F1 Team is based in the United States on the same Kannapolis, North Carolina, campus as his championship-winning NASCAR team, Stewart-Haas Racing. Haas is the founder of Haas Automation, the largest CNC machine tool builder in North America, and he is chairman of Haas F1 Team. 
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Organisation
Haas F1 Team
Reference
VAC-3556
Location
Banbury / UK
Salary / Benefits
Competitive
Contract Type

When you join a team that never sits still, that’s hungry to make F1 history with every weld, every code, and every email we write, you will find yourself completely immersed in your role. To meet the challenges of competing in the highest class of international motor racing, you’ll help us innovate new ways of getting our team to the top.

 

Haas F1 is unique on and off the grid, and our most important resource, our soul, is our people, that’s just one reason why you can have so much of an impact here. Every member of our team is a full contributor to our results on the track, no matter which department or country you work in.  At Haas F1 you’ll be involved in many different areas of the team, an assortment of projects and plenty of hands-on experience while collaborating with some of the best minds in the world. Yes, you’ll learn from us, but we expect to learn from you too!

 

Join our team and make your passion your profession!

 

General Summary:

Working within the cross-functional PLM Group, this position reports to the PLM Manager or their designee and is located in the Banbury facility. Responsible for digital information related to the service and lifing requirements, the lifing engineer will co-ordinate cross functional reviews using the digital data created, identifying any build, service or lifing issues and feeding these back into the Design Office before parts are released for manufacture. The lifing engineer will also be accountable in ensuring accurate and resolute management of Part Lifing is correctly administered throughout Product Design and Trackside activities.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Promote teamwork and effective communications to develop working relationships between all personnel and departments.
  • Work with the digital build engineer to ensure the car assembly structure is reflected in the lifing system and structured to allow for efficient changes.
  • Ensure lifing identification is being set through the design process and measure/address any non-conformances in doing this.
  • Consider service and lifing requirements and use this to build up Service BoMs.
  • React to parts getting close to life limits and work with PMO and Procurement to ensure associated re-order requirements are being actioned.
  • Ensure that part lifing information is being captured at tests and races and measure/address any non-conformances in doing this.
  • Support the digital build engineer when required to help create parts of the Manufacturing Bill of Process (M-BoP) in line with the order of build precedence.
  • React to changes in M-BoM and M-BoP maintaining the S-BoM in line with these changes.
  • Use the information in the Tooling BoM (Factory and Trackside) to monitor and track tool usage and react to tools getting close to life limits and ensure associated re-order requirements are being actioned.
  • Use M-BoR to challenge completeness of required build/service Tools
  • Support the Manufacturing DMU review providing and relevant lifing and service information to allow for upstream design decisions to be influenced.
  • Follow all safety regulations in all venues.
  • Other duties as assigned by the PLM Manager.

 

Education and Work Experience:

  • GCSE, High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • Further education including University Degree in Mechanical or Aeronautical Engineering desired.
  • Preferably 4 years of experience of CAD digital build within an Automotive or Aerospace environment.
  • Prior experience in Formula One is advantageous.

 

Specialized Knowledge and Skills:

  • Strong Technical background in using CAD data in a manufacturing assembly environment.
  • Needs to be proactive, flexible, organized and able to prioritize own workload.
  • Work to a consistently high standard in stressful and time sensitive situations.
  • Quick decision-making skills whilst working through problems in a scientific and analytical way.
  • Resolute in ensuring completeness of data and chasing down gaps
  • Work well in a team environment with personnel at all levels.
  • A sympathetic approach to your work colleagues and an ability to integrate within a group environment.
  • A can-do positive approach and a willingness to help others is essential.

 

Equipment and Applications:

  • Solid computer knowledge with experience in Microsoft Office products, PLM systems (3DExperience) ERP connection (Microsoft Dynamics AX) and Life Management solutions (Lifecheck)
  • Ability to prepare and present effective presentations of complex subjects to a diverse audience in an engaging way and agreeing outcomes for resolution.
  • Ability to follow complex regulations related to shipment of materials.

 

Work Environment Physical Demands:

An ability to work and prioritize within a high pressure, time sensitive environment while retaining a methodical approach is essential. The role may require some, international travel and a willingness to work long and flexible hours including weekends.

 

This position may require lifting to 50 pounds, repeated bending, squatting and manual dexterity. Fast-paced work environment requiring heavy mental demands. Work environment includes machinery, race cars, 7-post and other rigs, grinding debris, and hazardous fluids. All employees must ensure compliance with the Company Health and Safety Policy, and all relevant other statutory Health and Safety legislation.

 

Haas F1 team’s benefits help further the well-being of our employees and their families in meaningful ways we embrace hybrid working and core hours. No matter where you work at Haas F1, you can take advantage of our health and wellness resources, get support with your fitness goals by working with our fitness instructors, physios and attending Yoga classes all held in our onsite gym. We offer everyone at Haas F1 the chance to share in the team’s success, being the only team on the grid that offers a race results bonus as well as an end of year constructor’s championship bonus.

 

You’ll discover many more benefits of working at Haas F1, such as our family days where we invite you and your family to spend quality time with our team, the drivers and the cars.

 

At Haas F1, Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion are fundamental of who we are. Our commitment to these ethics is steadfast and this promise travels with us wherever we are in the world.  They are central to our mission and to our impact on the F1 Circuit. We know that having varied perspectives helps generate better ideas to solve the complex problems of a changing and increasingly diverse world.

 

Notice

Due to the nature of the organisation, all employees of Haas F1 Team are required to be security cleared to National Security Vetting standards. If successful in your application, we would support you with the NSV process. As a guideline only, you would normally need to have been a UK resident for the last 5 consecutive years.  Further confirmation can be found on the Civil Aviation Authority National Security Vetting (NSV) website https://www.caa.co.uk/Commercial-industry/Security/Vetting/National-security-vetting/

If you have not been a UK resident for the last 5 consecutive years, please be prepared to request an Overseas Criminal Records Check for these countries as you will be asked to provide this for referencing and security checks if you are successful.