Data and Design Engineer

Tickford Racing Australia | Negotiable Full-Time

Pin Campbellfield, VIC Australia

Tickford Racing is an elite team in the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship. The team races four Ford Mustang entries and is responsible for the design, manufacture, build and maintenance of each of its race cars. The team is housed in a large bespoke facility based in Melbourne’s outer northern suburbs.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Data and Design Engineer whose primary functions will include designing engineering responsibilities, electrical systems maintenance, project engineering as part of an ongoing R & D program and data analysis.

Responsibilities include however are not limited to:

  • • Component and assembly design
  • • Design and detail components in accordance with department priorities and procedures. Complete assembly drawings where applicable
  • • Complete innovative designs that develop the end product in both quality and competitiveness
  • • Liaising with production and race engineering staff to ensure designs are fit for use within time constraints
  • • Research and development / Project Engineering
  • • Develop new methods of investigating various parameters on car and communicating with supplies and tech partners as required
  • • Assisting with testing car components
  • • Produce technical bulletins and technical reports
  • • Data analysis / Race engineering support
  • • Responsible for data acquisition and assist the race engineers in various aspects of running the race car at races and tests including fuel calculations, car weight and assistance with strategy
  • • Pre and post-race analysis and reporting. Including strategy & pit stop analysis
  • • Maintain the data analysis, telemetry & dash display systems when at the race track & ensure correct calibration & function of data sensors.
  • • Develop new or improved methods of analysing data and checking for faults both prior to and during race weekends
  • • Produce detailed post event summaries to contribute to development direction and provide information for repeat visits to that event
  • • Electrical systems maintenance
  • • Ensure all sensors and car systems are prepared and checked prior to each race or event
  • • Fault diagnosis and running repairs of wiring looms and car systems
  • • Ensure correct assembly and installation of hardware
  • • Attend race meets and test days as required

To be considered successful for this position, candidates must obtain:

  • • Degree level qualifications in mechanical engineering, automotive engineering or similar
  • • 1-2 years motorsport experience
  • • Understanding of motorsport design practices and techniques
  • • Excellent problem solving ability
  • • Good communication skills
  • • Be able to commit to travel to racing events required
  • • Proactive ‘Can Do’ Attitude
  • • Flexibility
  • • Self-motivation
  • • Team player
  • • Capability of work under pressure
  • • Goal oriented with an ability to meet rigorous deadlines
  • • Keen interest in Motorsport

If you wish to apply for this position please forward your CV and letter of application to [email protected]


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Salary: Negotiable

Added: 14th November 2019

Job Type: Full-Time

Posted in: Engineering

Location: Campbellfield, VIC 3061 Australia

Company: Tickford Racing Australia

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