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Job titlePerformance Engineering Lead
Job typeAuto Innovation
Salary90,000 - 100,000 GBP
LocationUK South
Bonus PackageBonus Package
Job description

This is an excellent opportunity to lead a growing and evolving team, for a motor racing company based in the South UK and work to optimise their driver and car performance.

The role 

As Performance Engineering Lead, you will work as part of the Race Engineering Team and lead several race cars through the factory-based performance engineering support across race and test events. You will be a key contributor to the overall innovation, development, and implementation process for optimisation of car and driver performance.  

Other responsibilities include: 

  • Providing analysis to optimise car and driver performance pre, during, and post-session  

  • Improving and developing new methodologies for performance analysis  

  • Optimising the data analysis workflow between factory and track  

  • Delivering concepts both on and off car that produce performance differentiation  

  • Supporting activities for event preparation, system development and driver training 

  • Attending test events as required  


The requirements 

The successful candidate will have a demonstrable understanding of vehicle dynamics fundamentals. Other requirements include: 

  • Degree level educated  

  • Proven track record of a performance engineering role at the top level of motorsport, specifically F1, FE or LMP 

  • Able to present and explain complex engineering subjects efficiently and effectively  

  • Highly scientific and numerical  

  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) 

  • Able to make structured decisions with sound reasoning 

  • Strategic thinker and evidence-based approach to problem solving  

  • Strong work ethic, energy, and results orientated 


Important information 

FMC contact for this role: Adam Stackhouse (

Reference number: 10419 

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