Team 18 recruiting for Technical Director


Supercars Championship squad Team 18 is recruiting for a Technical Director to join the team

Supercars Championship squad Team 18 is recruiting for a Technical Director to join the team.

The Victorian-based outfit is seeking an outstanding, passionate and high-performing candidate for the role.

The Technical Director will work closely with the engineering group to drive technical planning and coordination across all relevant engineering and design functions, to ultimately deliver improved performance on the track.

Team 18 Team Manager Bruin Beasley said the role presents a prime opportunity to join a team eager on achieving success.

“At Team 18, we’re on the lookout for an experienced Technical Director to strengthen our engineering lineup in the Supercars Championship, with their expertise we aim to take our team to new heights and achieve greater success on the track,” Beasley said.

“The decision to seek an experienced Technical Director for Team 18 stems from our commitment to continuous improvement and competitiveness in the Supercars Championship. We recognise that having a seasoned professional at the helm of our technical operations will enhance our ability to develop cutting-edge race cars and optimise performance.

“The addition of an experienced Technical Director aligns with that objective. Their strategic vision, technical acumen, and ability to inspire our engineering team will be instrumental in driving innovation and delivering consistent top-notch performance on race days.

“The decision to recruit an experienced Technical Director for Team 18 is a proactive step towards strengthening our operation and ensuring a comprehensive approach to vehicle development and performance. By combining our existing talent with the insights and leadership of a Technical Director, we aim to optimise our performance and make significant strides towards achieving our championship aspirations.”

Reporting to the Team Manager, the Technical Director will be responsible for delivering improved performance across both car setups through collaboration with and direction of the engineering group.

Other key tasks include working cohesively with the engineering group to meet timelines and in order to satisfy the expectations and obligations of the Supercar Championship schedule, providing leadership and input to support the engineering team in developing and communicating target specifications for the future cars, co-ordinating continual review of technical plans and car programme delivery, to drive improvement in car performance, develop strong relationships and open communication with drivers, to ensure messaging and feedback is conveyed to the broader team to facilitate required change and identify variances and support solution identification at track.

The ideal candidate will possess experience in engineering program management, or strategy experience, within a high-performance motorsport environment, outstanding communication and reporting skills, an energetic and resilient approach, with a strong work ethic and drive for continuous improvement, as well as the ability to represent themselves and Team 18 with positivity and professionalism.

The salary for the role is negotiable on employment, with an industry-leading culture, excellent working conditions and ongoing support also on offer.

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