R&D Design Engineer

R&D Design Engineer

Renault Sport Racing
Date Posted
9th August 2017
Design Engineer, R&D / Development Engineer
Oxfordshire / UK

We are currently looking for a design engineer to join our Research and Development team.

The successful applicant will contribute to our ongoing innovation by designing fixtures, rigs and prototype parts and overseeing their assembly for testing in the lab.

Applicants will be degree educated in Engineering, Physics or similar and will have experience in designing a range of jigs and fixtures to accurately test car components in the laboratory. The successful candidate will also possess an understanding for the bespoke design of electro-hydraulic and mechanical test rigs. Knowledge of CATIA V5 is preferable, but not essential.

Applicants should ideally be able to demonstrate experience in the following areas:

  • Designing components in CATIA (or similar 3D CAD system) and producing drawings suitable for manufacture.
  • Familiarity with analysing data using Excel.
  • Ability to use CAD system based FEA and kinematic tools for simple design verifications would be advantageous but not essential.

Employed within the R&D design group and reporting to the Head of R&D, this position requires the ability to work both individually and as part of a team, whilst demonstrating initiative to produce innovative solutions to problems.

This role requires excellent communication and organisational skills. The ability to remain focused and calm when working under pressure to tight deadlines is also required.

Please apply with current CV, salary expectations and details of your notice period.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK

No agencies please

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