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Design Engineer

Design Engineer

ID 
2017-1811
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-NC-Concord
Posted Date 
10/27/2017
Category 
Engineering/R&D
Company 
NASCAR Event Management

More information about this job

Company Overview

The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc. (NASCAR) is the sanctioning body for the No. 1 form of motorsports in the United States. NASCAR consists of three national series (Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series™, NASCAR XFINITY Series™, and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series™), four regional series, one local grassroots series and three international series. NASCAR is a company driven by technology and innovation, both of which are central to competition and are at the core of our sport.  The sport’s impact is demonstrated with a strong corporate and media footprint. In 2017, more than 1 in 4 (28%) FORTUNE 500 companies continue to invest in NASCAR; while 58 million unique TV viewers, 55 million unique visitors to NASCAR’s in-house operated digital properties and 12 million followers on social platforms consume the sport at home. The International Motor Sports Association™ (IMSA®) governs the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship™, the premier U.S. sports car series. Based in Daytona Beach, Fla., with offices in eight cities across North America, NASCAR sanctions more than 1,200 races in more than 30 U.S. states, Canada, Mexico and Europe. For more information visit http://www.NASCAR.com and http://www.IMSA.com, and follow NASCAR on FacebookTwitterInstagram, and Snapchat (‘NASCAR’).

Job Description

NASCAR seeks a talented professional to join our team in the position Design Engineer based in our Concord, NC office. 

 

Generate ideas, conceptual designs, solid models, surfaces, and engineering drawings for a variety of assignments related to the safety, cost and competition aspects of high performance vehicles.  Collaborate with engineering and competition teams to create and execute design solutions.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

 

  • Generate ideas and concepts using hand sketches, and create solid models and engineering drawings.
  • Participate in brainstorming sessions with other employees.
  • Produce body design concepts that are aesthetically pleasing to NASCAR fans, OEMs, and management.
  • Produce solid models and engineering drawings to support other engineering projects and objectives.
  • Produce surface data to generate tooling to produce metal vehicle body stampings and composite vehicle body parts.
  • Generate solid models and surfaces suitable for analysis with finite element analysis (FEA) and computational fluid dynamics (CFD).
  • Formulate, design, and coordinate fabrication of inspection fixtures, prototype components, and test components.
  • Coordinate and communicate with external suppliers related to various projects.
  • Manage NASCAR's solid model and engineering drawing collection.
  • Assist others with fabrication, organization and special projects when necessary.
  • Approximate travel 10%, including weekends.

QUALIFICATIONS 

Minimum of Bachelors of Science Degree in mechanical engineering.  The ideal candidate would have experience in the use of Computer Aided Design software (Creo Parametric strongly preferred).

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Apply Now:

Learn more about this role and our team by applying for consideration at  www.careers.nascar.com  

 

We are a company unlike any other in the world. At NASCAR you will find a community of diverse individuals focused on our history and heritage, but with an eye toward the future. We want you to bring your experience, skills and passion to our close-knit, high-energy environment in which our employees thrive and where you can prosper. The key to our success is our employees and we offer highly competitive salaries, benefits second to none, and opportunities for you to grow and develop both personally and professionally. It won’t take you long to find out that you are on the right track here at NASCAR!

 

NASCAR is committed to fostering a diverse work environment where all employees feel valued and empowered. NASCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO). We seek to attract and retain the best qualified people available. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, national origin, age, color, disability, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, or any characteristic that is protected by law.

 

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