Operating a renowned global motorsport business with state-of-the-art facilities at home and winning performances around the globe, M-Sport UK provide the engineering expertise behind an award-winning range of competition cars and has become an industry leader with success across some of the industry’s most acclaimed motorsport series.
The drive to deliver championship-winning machinery is what excites and strengthens our engineering team; and the key to our continuing success starts with you having influence throughout the core procedures of all our vehicles – from concepts and original designs, to running test programmes and defining the means to enhance maximum performance.
We love what we do, and passion drives our success.
With our business growing, we have an exciting opportunity for a Head Engineer. Reporting to the Chief Engineer, responsible technically for one of M-Sport UK’s motorsport projects, the Head Engineer will lead a team and apply engineering knowledge and principles to devise innovative solutions to unique problems.
This role will require the individual to provide technical leadership and line management to the team, coordinating and overseeing their workloads, providing support to ensure that the team delivers, monitoring any issues, and ensuring timescales, KPIs and deadlines are met in order to meet the requirements of the project.
The role and responsibilities include:
Support the Programme Manager in achieving business targets.
Providing vision, strategy, policies, processes, and procedures to improve the project and product performance.
Lead continuous improvement.
Analyse data provided from tests and experiments to gather knowledge and understanding, and to continue to develop the product.
Manage product and technology development planning.
Review competitors’ solutions.
Perform root cause analysis and resolve problems.
WHO WE’RE LOOKING FOR
We’re looking for a self-motivated team player with a positive and enthusiastic attitude – sharing our passion & determination to deliver the very best results.
You should be educated to degree level in motorsport or automotive engineering and have a minimum of five years’ experience within the industry.
You should pride yourself on your attention to detail and be capable of delivering a high standard of performance and quality whilst working to strict deadlines in a time-sensitive environment.
You should have excellent communication and relationship building skills and be confident producing professional technical documents and reports.
WHAT WE OFFER
Situated on the edge of the English Lake District National Park, M-Sport UK is unique in offering the fast-paced, adrenaline-fuelled action expected from a career in International Motorsport mere minutes from the tranquillity of the Lakeland fells and all they have to offer in terms of recreation and wellbeing.
We also offer a range of employee benefits including: a flexible working day, discounted gym membership, discount reward scheme, cycle to work scheme, company contributed pension, life assurance and company healthcare plan as well as a dedicated Work Culture Team with regular meetings, competitions and activities.