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CFD Aerodynamicist

  • Location: Woking,
  • Sector: Automotive
  • Type: Permanent
  • Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
This is a great opportunity to join one of the most successful teams with an unrivalled reputation for efficiency and professionalism. Working within a fast-paced environment and to the highest standards, our highly skilled workforce operates primarily in the areas of manufacturing and engineering (design, aerodynamics and vehicle dynamics), as well as logistics and support.
Purpose of the Role:
To make the best of use of CFD through a coordinated team effort to deliver performance, in cooperation with the experimental aerodynamicists, to the F1 race car.
Principal Accountabilities:
· Delivery of CFD analysis and input for their area of the car to deadlines
· Monitoring and maximising quality of CFD solutions for their team
· Tackling and resolving correlation issues with tunnel and track
· Developing and applying new CFD technology in cooperation with the R&D team
· Managing CFD aerodynamicists, providing technical leadership and guidance and in particular leading through example
· Managing and allocating CFD workload for the team and ensuring deadlines are met
· Developing aerodynamic solutions for the racing car that deliver performance under the direction of the Aerodynamics Team Leader
· Fostering a creative working environment that leads to innovation in both aerodynamics and the use of CFD

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
· Demonstrable high level of CFD expertise
· A PhD in relevant subject area
· Considerable experience in the application of commercial CFD in an F1 environment
· Capability and willingness to lead a small dynamic team to high levels of performance
· Experience of engine simulation (1D and 3D) and internal flows would be advantage