Motorsports Aerodynamics Team Support Engineer

General Motor
June 23, 2023
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Description

Onsite: Position requires an employee to be onsite on a full-time basis

We are seeking a Motorsports Aerodynamics Team Support Engineer to join a multi-disciplined team of engineers and technicians for testing, developing, and optimizing the aerodynamic performance of a complete race vehicle. Working with GM Key Partner teams to ensure they are racing the highest performing vehicles possible while building and cultivating close relationships with GM Motorsports colleagues and GM supported race teams is core to this role. You will work with the motorsports team to provide direction and actionable data to GM race teams to improve weekend performance.

Joining the GM Motorsports Organization will provide you with the experience and exposure it takes to work in a competitive environment and the opportunity to showcase your aerodynamic research and development skills, contribute to innovation, connect lessons learned in racing to production intent vehicles, work cross functionally with our partners and ultimately, help shape the future of Motorsports.

What you will do:

  • Quantify drag, lift and other aerodynamic deliverables to optimize on track performance

  • Communicate test results and support the aerodynamic needs of the GM Key Partner race teams

  • Work together with NASCAR Teams, GM motorsports engineering, virtual design, development, and validation

  • Share needs and requests of GM Key Partner race teams to GM Motorsports

  • Support full car and subsystem models for use in detailed aerodynamic tests and simulations

  • Perform and analyze CFD simulations to provide team support and vehicle development

  • Participate in planning and execution of wind tunnel tests; organize test results into concise, presentable reports for proper decision making and implementation

  • Communicate and cooperate cross functionally to refine vehicle setup and aerodynamic build parameters

  • Additional Description

    What you will need:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Physics, or a related subject with coursework in Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer and Fluid Mechanics

  • 5+ years post-graduate aerodynamic experience, Motorsports experience preferred

  • Experience with computer tools, 3D CAD files, CAE methods and Experimental Data

  • Ability to multi-task in a dynamic, constantly evolving environment, with a talent for organization, collaboration, and communication

  • Nice to have:

  • Masters or PhD in mechanical or aerospace/aeronautical engineering

  • Knowledge of experimental aerodynamics best practices when conducting physical testing

  • Familiarity with aerodynamic wind tunnel testing, measurement techniques and data systems

  • Experience with the architecture and performance of NASCAR race vehicles

  • Knowledge of NASCAR race series regulations

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