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  • Job reference: RMS0183564

Motorsport Technical Manager

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Warwick, Warwickshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 14/08/2017
  • Duration: on going
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (11/09/17)
This vacancy has now expired.

The Role:
"Motorsport Technical Manager: In order to further promote the Brand, SVO are creating a track version of a road based production vehicle. This vehicle will compete in a FIA approved championship in locations around the globe. We are looking for an individual to lead the development team responsible for taking this vehicle from initial concept into race series production and then be involved in the running of the team in the race series.

The successful candidate will have overall vision for the car and the framework under which it will compete internationally. They will be the key decision maker for the race series, an ambassador for the series and will be expected to interface to the wider SVO team to aid future model development. "

3 KEY SKILLS REQUIRED
1. Motorsport Engineering at management level. F1, WEC, WTC, WRC, LMP, FE or similar
2. Knowledge and experience of FIA regulations and procedures
3. High drive, self motivated, able to work under pressure to tight deadlines

Experience Required: Proven history of successful race engineering leadership, vision and delivery. Knowledge of FIA regulations and previous involvement with writing of regulations. Design experience in all race commodities. Network of race commodity engineering partners. High drive, self motivated, able to work under pressure. Committed and flexible. Dedicated and single minded in pursuit of the team goal. Ability to lead and influence and manage a team"

Experience Preferred: Relevant engineering degree. Experience of HV systems. Experience of working with an Automotive OEM. Ability to negotiate for the best customer outcome. Ability to understand and manage complex technical issues "

Additional Information : Key Interactions FIA regulatory bodies, design team, SVO engineering team, build team, Press and Public "

The Company:
Our Client is a world leading Automotive OEM which is responsible for some of the most iconic 4x4's & Sports Cars produced. Due to the huge demand for current models and substantial investment in future projects there is a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering & manufacturing on a contract basis.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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