Turbocharger development engineer for Formula 1

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Audi Formula Racing GmbH
Neuburg a.d. Donau / Germany
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Do you want to experience high performance and help design the future of motorsports? Then Audi is the right place for you. Sportiness is one of the core features of the Audi trademark – it’s in our genes, which have evolved over more than 25 years of successful participation in motorsports. It is the goal of Audi Formula Racing GmbH to engage in sustainable racing at the highest level worldwide and to give customers and fans a spectacular impression of the brand’s performance. Grab this chance and make your mark on our future sporting successes.

In the internal combustion engine development division, you will work on the thermodynamic and mechanical development of a high-performance powertrain. Your assignment will be to develop the maximum performance and efficiency of the turbocharging aspect of the engine while ensuring the required reliability at the same time, both during the concept and design phase and in the commissioning and testing phase.

Working closely with the design team, you will plan and execute 3D CFD simulations and carry out testing on a wide variety of engine and powertrain dynamometers as well as component test benches. You will analyze the products of the development process and then devise appropriate proposals for further development. With your efforts, you will support the overall development of the drive unit to achieve the required level of maturity in line with the schedule.


Job Purpose/Role

  • Develop an innovative and highly efficient turbocharging system, from the concept stage to deployment on the racetrack
  • Carry out thermodynamic development on the turbocharger and the charge-air and exhaust-management systems, focusing on design, testing and 3D CFD analysis
  • Work on the mechanical development of a high-pressure turbocharger for a high-performance race engine
  • Independently plan, perform, and evaluate 3D CFD simulations and tests on engine dynamometers and hot gas test benches
  • Analyze test results and damage patterns and devise optimization measures relating to the turbocharger assembly

Key Requirements/Skills/Experience

  • Technical degree in mechanical engineering, automotive engineering, fluid mechanics (bachelor's, master's, graduate diploma (“Diplom”), or engineering doctorate (“Dr.-Ing.”))
  • Several years of professional experience in turbocharger design (thermodynamic and mechanical testing or 3D CFD simulation) on high-performance internal combustion engines
  • Broad knowledge of engine technology with excellent expertise in the fields of engine testing, measurement technology, and tribology
  • Experience in operating hot gas test benches
  • Full professional proficiency in German or English and a willingness to learn a basic level in the corresponding other language are prerequisites


This position is available immediately at Audi Formula Racing GmbH (neue Tochtergesellschaft) in Neuburg a. d. Donau.

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