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Motorsports Design Engineer Placement 2018

Location: Multimatic Engineering Huntington, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom

Posted: February 23rd, 2018

Motorsports Design Engineer Placement 2018

Position Overview:

Multimatic Inc. (www.multimatic.com) is a global automotive full-service supplier whose product specialities include mass production closure system components, suspension systems, instrument panel structures and high technology dampers.

Multimatic Engineering Huntingdon is a division of Multimatic Technical Centre Europe (MTCE) specialising in engineering services to a variety of motorsport and automotive customers, including full vehicle design, vehicle dynamics development and a range of design and simulation services.

Multimatic Engineering Huntingdon is currently seeking to recruit a reliable and energetic Placement Student for our Motorsports Design Engineering team.

Facility Address:

1 Avro Court
Ermine Business Park
Cambridgeshire PE29 6XS

Key Areas of Responsibility:

As an undergraduate Motorsports Design Engineer, you will join the team in supporting multiple groups, with exposure to a wide spectrum of projects across the business, you will be involved in the concept and development of all aspects of motorsport automotive design, ranging from packaging and structural requirements to the detail design, modelling and drafting of precision components. You will be involved in projects through all stages of production so should be familiar with production and development methods.


  • Experience with CATIA V5 CAD systems would be desirable
  • Ability to conduct engineering calculations using MS Office software and in-house tools
  • Able to demonstrate problem solving skills, displaying an in depth understanding of technical problems with which he/she has been involved
  • Interest in motorsport and automotive engineering, preferable with hands on and /or trackside engineering experience
  • Personal motivation and willingness to work extended hours on challenging projects
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and other industry standard Windows applications
  • Excellent organisational, communication and technical writing skills

Why choose a placement at Multimatic?

  • At Multimatic you will have the opportunity to work on interesting and varied projects from day one.
  • Exposure to world class automotive engineering projects
  • You will be part of a great team, involved in collaborative work and projects
  • You will have a chance to understand the whole engineering process – from design conception, analysis, manufacture and testing of the completed components.
  • You will be supported by experienced design engineers who are experts in their field.
  • Assistance with IMechE membership and mentoring
  • Multimatic have great graduate opportunities – make your mark while on placement and you could secure yourself a permanent role post graduation.


The ideal candidates for these positions will be on track for a high-level BEng or MEng degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Automotive Engineering or similar.

All positions are subject to proof of entitlement to work in UK. Candidates must be willing to travel, if required, and should hold a current passport.  A driving licence would be highly advantageous.

Application close date 16th Mar 2018.

Closing date for applications is March 16th 2018

If you are interested in this position, apply by sending us your cover letter and resume.
We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
As part of our commitment to ensuring our employment practices are fair, accessible, and inclusive of persons with disabilities, recruitment-related accommodations for disabilities, are available upon request throughout the recruitment and assessment process for applicants with disabilities.