Suspension Design Engineer


Excellence and Efficiency R53 Engineering Ltd is a UK based company that provides quality and effective solutions to high performance engineering industries (motorsport, defense and automotive) with a sound business engineering approach delivering high ROI’s. R53 Engineering has partnerships with best in class companies in order to offer best solution to our customer’s applications R53 Engineering has a proven track record of delivering A to Z solutions, from concept to production, including data analysis, simulation, CAD design, project management, testing, prototyping, production manufacturing, logistics and through life support. Areas of expertise: full vehicle development, suspension, dampers (shock absorbers), powertrain, pneumatics, hybrids and electric vehicles. Our success is founded on the principles of Motorsport development processes; speed of delivery, efficiency and high quality standards.

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R53 Suspension
Warwick / UK
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R53 suspension designs and manufacturers high technology dampers for high level motorsport (GT Racing, Rally-X, Off-road racing,..) and high performance vehicles manufacturers.

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:

·      New Damper design and drawings suitable for production

·      R&D activities

·      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

·      CREO, 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 a covering letter.

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