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Design Engineer – Pit Equipment

United Kingdom, , WokingF1 - Technical

Job description

Purpose of the Role: To support the design of the F1 Garage and Pit Stop equipment


Principal Responsibilities

  •  Design and delivery of aesthetic and operational pit equipment
  • Project ownership from the conceptual phase through to track sign off
  • Design and specification of systems to maximise pit stop performance
  • Race car set up equipment design
  • Fault diagnosis and resolution
  • Liaison across Race Engineering, Vehicle Design, Logistics and Marketing
  • When required, to assist in design work related to chassis, bodywork, suspension and transmission components
  • Design of jig and tooling components for manufacture and testing of components

Job requirements

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Degree in Mechanical/Aeronautical Engineering or similar
  • Good knowledge of racing car components and systems
  • Excellent knowledge of composite and metallic materials and manufacturing techniques
  • Proficiency in 3D CAD. 3DX experience preferred


Personal Attributes

  •  Self-motivation
  • Uses initiative to resolve issues and improve processes
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadline


What can McLaren offer?

We strive to provide a fun, innovative, collaborative and open culture where everyone’s input is welcome, and everyone feels part of our achievements. We work hard to create a culture of continuous improvement and support this with a proactive approach to management and personal development.


McLaren Racing is based at the iconic McLaren Technology Centre on the edge of Woking. Our large campus includes a gym, swimming pool, restaurant and indoor and outdoor break-out areas, as well as direct access to park land. MTC is connected to Woking mainline station via regular shuttle buses, from which London Waterloo is a 32min train ride.


We encourage hybrid working patterns to give you options to balance your home life and hobbies with your work, and offer a comprehensive package of benefits including private healthcare, car schemes, life insurance and generous pension contributions.


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