(March 2018)


R53 engineering, a leading motorsport company operating at high level motorsport (GT Racing, Formula E, WRC,…), is searching for a lead suspension designer to manage the design and R&D activities.
If you have got good mechanical and engineering knowledge with excellent attention to detail as well as a motivation for self development and wishes to work on suspension system for top motorsport and high performance vehicles, then we have the opportunity for you.
The role involves:

  • Lead new Damper design and drawings suitable for production
  • R&D activities
  • Manage design engineers
  • Conceptual and detailed design of suspension/damper components and systems
  • Follow up from design to prototype build
  • Operation of damper dyno for R&D activities
  • Fixtures, tooling and rig design
  • Production of manuals
  • BOM generation and maintenance

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Degree in Mechanical engineering or similar
  • CATIA, Solidworks or similar 3D CAD system experience required
  • Familiarity with analyzing data using Excel.
  • Ability to use CAD system based FEA and Kinematics tools
  • Damper design experience preferred but not essential
  • Motorsport experience preferred but not essential
  • Good mechanical and engineering skills
  • Good fluid dynamics knowledge
  • Electro-hydraulic and mechanical knowledge preferred but not essential
  • Self motivated and organized person.
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Passion for motorsport
  • Confidentiality

R53 is based in Warwick, the heart of the motorsport valley. The role would suit a self-motivated team player with an enthusiastic and positive attitude. A flexible approach to working hours is required. If interested please email your CV and covering letter to: