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Posted 24th November 2022

Cosworth is a global technology business that has been delivering world beating innovation for over six decades. The new propulsion era is in its infancy, and we are striving to lead the automotive, aerospace and marine industries into a sustainable future.

As a business we are constantly seeking to develop world class technology whilst delivering the reliability that our customers expect. The people within Cosworth are the reason we are where we are today.

Our future success will only be achieved by the indispensable work undertaken by our talented, passionate team, and we continue to look for driven and motivated people to grow our outstanding team.


Job Description:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer within our Silverstone based Electrification Team. Due to our continued growth, we are looking for a highly motivated Engineer with a demonstrated ability for design and development in a fast-paced environment to join the team.

The Role:

Reporting to our Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for supporting the team by producing design solutions that arise from new product design, customer requests, and other ad hoc activities. You must have a sound knowledge of engineering principles and materials, and an ability to apply your experience creatively in the development of world-leading innovative products. Working to a range of industry standards for quality and validation, you will be capable of providing solutions backed up with a robust methodology that will keep Cosworth at the forefront of technology in the years ahead.

Throughout the course of your duties, you will consider the health and safety, environmental and energy impact of all activities, as well as support the Company’s compliance with the Data Protection Act 2018, following policy and best practice.

Candidate Profile: 

  • Degree or time served Mechanical Engineer with minimum 5 years experience in a design and development environment.
    Strong experience of CAD software, preferably CATIA V5, with the ability to create design concepts and fully dimensioned drawings.
  • The ability to interpret mechanical FEA studies and propose solutions/ improvements to design issues.
  • A good understanding of design for assembly and constraints for low volume manufacture.
  • A good understanding of materials and associated mechanical properties and processing.
  • A confident approach with customers and suppliers with the ability to detail requirements and understand issues.


As well as the opportunity to become part of the Cosworth family that will support you in developing your career, we offer a generous benefits package.

  • 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays.
  • Workplace pension, matched up to 6%.
  • Free onsite parking.
  • Private Medical Insurance.
  • Income Protection.
  • Permanent Health Insurance.
  • Life Assurance.
  • Family Friendly Policy.
  • Flexible Working Options (Dependent on position).

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