31 Jul 2017

Full-Time Chief Design Engineer

DJR Team Penske – Stapylton, Queensland, Australia

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Job Description

We are seeking at Chief Design Engineer to lead our design team.  The role involves managing and contributing to a small group of design engineers as part of our wider engineering department.  This position requires the individual to have formal knowledge of advanced engineering and manufacturing principles and have the intellectual curiosity to find creative solutions to the unique challenges encountered within motor racing.

The successful applicant will demonstrate experience in managing and mentoring engineers and delivering high quality work to tight deadlines and budget constraints.  Strong organizational skills and the ability to delegate and prioritize are a requirement.

Commensurate or similar experience in motor racing would be highly regarded as well as the ability to perform in a top-level team within a highly competitive sport.

The applicant should be an engineering graduate with a minimum four-year degree and five years’ industry experience.

The Chief Design Engineer position is workshop-based, with some travel required.

Requisite skills and knowledge:

  • Advanced CAD skills including surfacing, sheet metal and finite element analysis
  • A strong understanding of manufacturing techniques including machining, fabrication, welding, coatings, molding, and additive manufacturing
  • A strong understanding of materials, metallurgy, and composite materials
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply best practice design processes and procedures
  • An understanding of quality assurance methods, metrology, and PLM processes
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

Interested candidates should submit their resume/CV and application via email to jobs@djrteampenske.com.au

Job Categories: Engineering. Job Types: Full-Time. Salary: Negotiable.

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