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PU Engineer - Motorsport / F1

PU Engineer - Motorsport / F1

Job Title: PU Engineer - Motorsport / F1
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Milton Keynes
Reference: NG-4266-1
Contact Name: Nick Green
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 18, 2018 17:12

Job Description

Honda F1 are seeking a PU Engineer to join their team in Milton Keynes. The main purpose of this role is to carry out Technical Research of Formula 1 industry advanced technology and Data Analysis of Dyno & Track test result to facilitate and accelerate Honda Formula 1 power unit development.
Main R&D team contact person for any technical research programme with European Technical consultant.
Carry out technical research of Formula 1 industry advanced and latest technology.
Carry out comprehensive research of Honda PU technical advantage and competitor gap analysis.
Carry out PU Data analysis of Trackside run and Dyno test in both performance and reliability aspects
Create a report and provide technical leadership to the team, with action plan for further testing or feedback to development team in HRD Sakura.
Support Dyno Test programme
Create Technical report relating the above responsibilities.
Any other reasonable tasks as required by the Company.
Knowledge of Formula 1 Power Units (Direct Injection, Turbo Engine, MGU, ES)
Ability to analyse data from Power-Unit reliability and performance aspect
Strong Exposure / Deep knowledge of Direct Injection Engine combustion technology and senior level skill to carry out the analysis.
Previous experience of technical guidance and Formula 1 best practice highly desirable
Familiar with analysis tools such as ATLAS, System Monitor
Excellent document presentational skills
Fluency in spoken & written English is essential. Competence in Japanese or another European language is desirable
PC literate
Competence and licence to drive in the UK
Travel overseas will be required