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Wind Tunnel Operations Engineer

Red Bull Racing

Red Bull Racing, also simply known as Red Bull or RBR and currently competing as Oracle Red Bull Racing, is a Formula One racing team, racing under an Austrian licence and based in the United Kingdom.

Posted
18 Sep 2023
Status
Full Time
Location
England
Closing date
9 Oct 2023

We currently have an exciting opportunity to be a part of our Wind Tunnel Support Team at our Wind Tunnel in Bedford. In this role you will be responsible for running the wind tunnel and ensuring the wind tunnel test programme is carried out in a safe, efficient and timely manner, providing first line support should issues occur and maintaining/servicing all of the plant and equipment that is used to run the wind tunnel, working on a four on/four off shift pattern (12 hour shifts) including nights on a rotation basis.

This demanding but rewarding role is key to delivering high-quality results to our Aerodynamicists in their quest to deliver more world championships. Providing operational and first-line support of the state-of-the-art wind tunnel and its associated systems, you will be an integral part of the team responsible for the smooth technical operation of the facility

To be successful in this role, you will be technically minded, with a strong background in engineering and good IT skills, as well as being able to communicate effectively to a variety of people and the ability to work under considerable pressure.

Previous experince in a similar role is ideal but as the role is so varied we are open to graduates looking to make their first step into Formula 1.

Knowledge of the following would also be advantageous:

  • Leica / Polyworks
  • MTS Flat Trac Rolling Road
  • Servo-Hydraulic control systems
  • Motorsport data acquisition systems
  • PIV acquisition and processing

Not only is this a fantastic role, but it is also a fantastic team to work for. A good salary is just the start, there are many other benefits too such as our bonus scheme, private health care cover, life assurance scheme, workplace nursery, company contributed pension scheme, free food, and a cycle to work scheme.

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Additional Information

Status
Full Time
Job Type
Sports Technology
Sport
Motorsport
Pay Information
Competitive

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