Bedford Autodrome, the home of PalmerSport - the leading operator of prestige corporate motorsport events and the UK's top single seater race series GB3 & GB4 championships - is seeking a Vehicle Systems Engineer to install and maintain all major electronic, electro-mechanical and electrical equipment on our both the GB3 & 4 race cars plus our performance engineered Palmersport fleet.
This new and exciting position requires an individual with sound knowledge of motorsport electronic and electrical components ideally within the race/high-performance automotive sector, who has the enthusiasm and passion to work within our industry.
Duties will include:
Setting up and maintaining an inventory of all major electronic and electrical equipment on vehicles (ECU's, Dash Displays, gear shift systems ABS etc), leading to appropriate service and maintenance schedules
Assembling electronic and electrical components on high performance & race vehicles as well as any trackside equipment with which it interfaces
Implementing and managing routine reliability and test procedures for both our GB3 & 4 and Palmersport performance vehicles
Being responsible for the development, planning & integration of electronic and electrical components within our race & performance vehicles
Joining the early stages of developments / projects for vehicle and circuit-based systems with a view to ensuring that electronic, electrical and comms considerations are addressed, and then to plan for their timely execution within budgets
Liaising with sub-contractors and suppliers from the beginning of projects to ensure that the company's best interests are met and supply is timely
You will have / be:
Degree educated in a related subject (Electronic, Electrical or Vehicle Systems Engineering)
Previous experience working on either race or high-performance vehicles and be familiar with hardware and associated software manufactured by: