Design Engineer - Cooling/HVAC Systems

McLaren Automotive Limited
10 Jan 2017
25 Jan 2017
Engineering, Design
Contract Type
Full Time
At McLaren Automotive our vision is not only to become the iconic sports car manufacturer but also to deliver breathtaking, iconic and innovative new technology to the automotive industry.

We recognise that we can only achieve our vision with the dedication and collaboration of our world class employees. It is our mission to become the employer of choice within the global automotive industry.


The powertrain systems team are looking to recruit a Design Engineer within Cooling/HVAC systems, to work as part of a small cohesive team. You will be responsible for the concept design through to detail drawing of all system components, ensuring the parts integrate seamlessly within the overall powertrain.

You will be responsible for participating in design reviews, representing the team and taking responsibility and ownership of the products you design. You will need to take an innovative approach to the role due to the unique requirements of our high-performance systems.

This role will allow you to further develop technical knowledge of cooling/HVAC and general powertrain systems. This role may also offer the potential to be involved in other areas of the wider powertrain teams and other areas of the business.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required

Educated to Degree level in suitable engineering discipline (equivalent qualifications also considered).
Experience with the use of Catia V5 in an OEM or Tier 1 environment.
Ability to design in context, strong awareness of wider powertrain systems and components. Background in powertrain or chassis systems.
Exceptional communication skills, for presentation purposes and liaison with suppliers.