Tyre Engineer

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Oxfordshire / UK | Tyres / Engineer

Williams Advanced Engineering Limited operates a technology and engineering services business and is part of the Williams Group.

In 2010, Williams Grand Prix Engineering Limited began diversifying its operations, leading to the establishment of the Williams Advanced Engineering division, which became Williams Advanced Engineering Limited.

Combining cutting edge technology and the industry’s best engineers with precision and speed to market derived from four decades of success in the ultra-competitive environment of Formula One, Williams Advanced Engineering provides world class technical innovation, engineering, testing, manufacturing and operational consultancy services to the automotive, motorsport, aerospace, defence, health and energy sectors. Working in close collaboration with its customers, Williams Advanced Engineering helps meet the sustainability challenges of the 21st century and improve performance, with its expertise in aerodynamics and thermodynamics, electrification, advanced lightweight materials, simulation and vehicle integration.

In December 2019, Williams Grand Prix Engineering agreed to the sale of an equity stake in Williams Advanced Engineering to EMK Capital, with Williams retaining a significant minority stake in the business. Williams Advanced Engineering has grown from an embryonic business in 2010 to a 300+ person business with over 40 live projects and the investment represented a natural next step in the development of a growing business; unlocking the potential for continued growth.


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Williams Advanced Engineering
Oxfordshire / UK
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WAE Technologies Limited exists to accelerate the advantage and impact of our clients. We do it through innovative engineering and technology that solves complex problems and brings a step- change in weight, speed, and efficiency. Join us to help fulfil our mission to accelerate an efficient, electric, and sustainable future.

An opportunity has arisen for a Tyre Engineer in a rapidly expanding and exciting work environment.

Job role:

  • Evaluate and optimise tyre utilisation during track tests and race events to ensure maximum overall performance of cars during qualifying and racing
  • Support trackside tyre performance engineering with test program planning and analysis.
  • Formulation of the pre-event tyre report with recommendations for tyre preparation and usage.
  • Responsible for the tyre moment/force/thermal model used on the driver in the loop simulator and offline simulation tools.
  • Responsible for the post event tyre correlation exercise (race driver in the DIL) and reporting on such tests.

You’ll have:

  • A good Vehicle Dynamics knowledge and background is essential.
  • Trackside experience in a high-level motorsport series will be beneficial.
  • Tyre modelling experience is desirable (Matlab / Simulink).
  • Experience of Vehicle dynamics modelling (Matlab / Simulink / SimPack / Dymola, Adams etc).
  • Experience in the development of tyre thermo-mechanical models, higher fidelity models (brush model…etc) physical models or FE models would be a distinct advantage.
  • Experience in tyre indoor and outdoor testing (planning, execution, data analysis) would be an advantage.

We’ll provide:

  • Training to add to your existing skills and accelerate your career
  • A supportive and empowering work environment

Application deadline:
The closing date for applications is 7 th of June 2023.

We are based on the Williams technical campus in Grove, Oxfordshire, UK. 20 minutes’ drive South of Oxford, UK.

Disclaimers and DEI:
You do not need to match every listed expectation to apply for this position. At WAE we are
committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills.
WAE is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion. If you have a disability, we
are happy to discuss reasonable job adjustments.

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