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F4 RACE ENGINEER

POSITION : RACE ENGINEER FORMULA 4

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION : 15 March 2024

LOCATION : HQ Geneva, Switzerland

TRAVELS : Europe 

ORGANIZATIONAL SECTION : Formula 4 Engineering

NATURE OF APPOINTMENT : Seasonal / 12 months

Renewable subject to service requirement

COMMENCEMENT : 20 march 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter

EMAIL TO : recruitment@maffiracing.com

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Under the general direction of the Chief Technical Officer (CTO),  the race engineer will be responsible for the overall setups,  race strategy and driver coaching on their allocated F4 car / driver.

The race engineer will perform the following duties:
 

  • Establishing data and track workbooks.

  • Defining of the initial pre-event F4 race car setup.p

  • Creating & managing testing/race weekend run-plans.

  • Managing race strategy and coordinating tire reporting, tire pressure setting and fuel allocation.

  • Coordinating with technical & sporting regulations of the series.

  • On and off-track driver coaching.

  • Data acquisition, analysis and interpretation for their Formula 4 car / driver.

  • Drafting of post race driver and engineering reports.

  • Assisting with the preparation, loading and unloading of the truck during each event. Setup of team tent/box..

  • Ensure the tidiness, cleanness & good functionality of the work space, data & telemetry materials.

  • Carry out other relevant duties as required.

OTHER COMPETENCIES AND CONSIDERATIONS 

PROFESSIONALISM: Accountable, strategic thinker, client & management oriented. Knowledge of the Team’s rules & the Formula 4 technical regulations. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Respect for diversity.

COMMUNICATION: Communicates with impact, speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify and respects having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.

CLIENT ORIENTATION: Establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients & suppliers by gaining their trust & respect; identifies clients' needs and matches them to appropriate solutions; monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients' environment to keep informed and anticipate problems; keeps management informed of progress or setbacks in projects; meets timeline for delivery of products or services.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

  • MEng/MSc in Motorsport and/or automotive Engineering. Studies in Management would be an asset.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Applicants are required to have at least 3 years of progressively responsible experience in the field of motorsports

  • minimum of 2 years professional work experience in Formula 4, ideally the GEN2 F4 & other single-seater categories.

  • Experience in Driver Coaching.

  • Experience in Data Acquisition/analysis & telemetry systems.

  • Race car setup (alignment, drop, ride-heights, springs, anti-roll bar, aero setup).

  • Establishment of strategy, tire and fuel management.

  • Drafting of Race plans and Reports.

  • Proficient knowledge and experience of MS Office. Experience in Wintax, MatLab and other data analysis tools would be an asset.

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Applying Expertise

  • Effective Communication

  • Learning and Knowledge Sharing

  • Organizational Commitment

  • Result-Focused

  • Teamwork and Collaboration

  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment

LANGUAGE : 

English is the working language of Maffi Racing.

For the position advertised, fluency in both oral and written English is required.

Knowledge of other working languages of Maffi Racing would be an advantage (Italian, French, Spanish).

PASSPORT / VISA / PERMITS

Applicants must be EU/Swiss citizens or have the relevant visa requirement to travel to the EU territory and work in the country where testing and races take place.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Only applicants in whom Maffi Racing has a further interest will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates may be required to participate in a technical assessment followed by a competency-based interview.

CONTACT

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