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Imagine working for the world’s largest publicly traded oil and gas company, on tasks that affect nearly everyone in the world today and for future generations to come. ExxonMobil in the UK is better known for its Esso and Mobil brands due to the success of its motor fuels and high performance lubricants.

Did you know that our Fawley Refinery provides around 20% of UK refining capacity? It might be ExxonMobil fuels and lubricants that fuel you to success! We’re delighted to be supporting Formula Student 2017 and are looking forward to a great event at Silverstone.

ExxonMobil offers challenging long-term careers to high performing graduates, as well as summer and year placements with real responsibility. Find out more about our mechanical engineering opportunities at www.exxonmobil.co.uk/ukrecruitment.

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The Technical Partnership between INFINITI and Renault Sport Formula One™ Team involves two core areas; the co-development of the Energy Recovery System (ERS) and the INFINITI Engineering Academy; a global search for the best young engineers to work with both INFINITI and Renault Sport Formula One™ Team.

The INFINITI Engineering Academy offers seven students the career opportunity of a lifetime, with the chance to gain real-world experience in both the Automotive and Motorsport industries. Students from around the world (see website for eligible regions) are invited to apply for their chance to attend a ‘Regional Final’ and earn one of seven coveted work placements in the UK starting in October.  

The placements are split between INFINITI (6 months) and Renault Sport Formula One™ Team (6 months). It includes a full salary, shared INFINITI vehicles, accommodation, return flights and visas. 

Visit academy.infiniti.com for further details and Terms and Conditions.
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The Business of Motorsport MA is a course specifically designed to meet the growing needs of business professionals in the motorsport industry. You will have the opportunity to explore the evolving and multi-faceted area of motorsport management through core and bespoke motorsport modules.

At Leicester Castle Business School, in partnership with De Montfort University, we recognise that it is essential to master the national and international aspects of business in the industry. During the course your motorsport network will grow and you will get mentoring from leading academics, at the forefront of their fields.

Our modules have been developed in partnership with leading business figures. The objective of this programme is to provide you with the key skills needed to lead and succeed in today’s global business environment while also enhancing your career prospects within this exciting and challenging global industry.

You will develop knowledge of motorsport management and business through your study with us, headquartered in the historic Great Hall of Leicester Castle. Our programme also offers the option to pursue an Executive Company Project with specific reference to the motorsport industry through established links.

Students will have access to a number of industry providers throughout your study. Career prospects for graduates of the Business of Motorsport MA degree programme include sports industry jobs specific to motorsport including governance, sponsorship, brand management, finance and event management.

Go beyond business as usual at www.lcbs.ac.uk

The Language of Collaborative Manufacturing (LOCM) Project, based between the Universities of Bristol and Bath, are a trans-disciplinary team developing the next generation of interactive information systems and project-analysis techniques within engineering industry.

Through cutting-edge algorithms, software, and visualisations, LOCM creates systems that automatically analyse large-scale and complex engineering projects, generating and providing detailed project-specific information to managers and engineers in real-time. This information creates step-change benefit in levels of project understanding, monitoring capability, and ability of engineering managers to effectively ensure performance within their projects.

Through partnership with industry and multiple Formula Student teams, LOCM has developed a suite of analytics and visualisations that support real-time performance monitoring, and evidence-based management intervention.

http://www.locm.org.uk

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MAHLE Powertrain specialises in the design and development of advanced internal combustion engines, hybrid powertrain systems and transmissions. MA HLE Powertrain is engaged in extensive research, focussed on the application and optimisation of new engine and driveline technologies into cost-effective, production feasible solutions for enhanced efficiency, improved fuel economy and lower emissions.

In addition to the head office in Northampton, UK, MAHLE Powertrain also operates from technical centres in Stuttgart and Munich, Germany; Farmington Hills, USA; Shanghai, China and São Paulo, Brazil. The UK facilities also include three manufacturing sites in Wellingborough for the machining of engine castings and the assembly of complete engines. MAHLE Powertrain has around 400 employees based in the UK and 600 in total worldwide.

http://www.mahle-powertrain.com
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We are a market leader in missiles and missile systems, providing cutting-edge defence capability for the armed forces.

Our multi-national organisation is made up of over 10,000 employees working across the UK , France, Italy, Germany, Spain and the US, and is the first truly integrated European defence company. We currently have a range of opportunities for engineering and business professionals to join our industry experts supporting our vision to grow our presence as a global player.

For more information, please visit www.mbdacareers.co.uk

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The Niche Vehicle Network is an independent association of over 400 UK niche vehicle manufacturers, specialist technology and supply chain companies. For the past ten years, we have provided funding and support to enable these companies to develop new technology and build prototype vehicles. These have formed the basis of new sports cars and motorcycles, demonstrating that the UK niche industry leads the way in the adoption of lightweight materials and advanced powertrain solutions.

Since 2004 the Network has funded a wide range of innovative powertrain and lightweight vehicle projects, including:

  • The lightweight carbon-aluminium composite chassis used within the Zenos E10
  • Lightweight carbon-ceramic brakes, developed by Surface Transforms
  • The development of the new Morgan 3-wheeler
  • The use of titanium within automotive structures, as demonstrated within the Ariel Atom
  • Lightweight chassis, body and cockpit components for Westfield Sports Cars

The niche automotive sector is leading the way in the adoption of lightweight materials and development of hybrid and electric powertrains. By promoting collaboration between niche vehicle manufacturers and specialist suppliers the Network is playing its part in the regeneration of the UK automotive industry as we move towards cleaner, more efficient vehicle technologies.

Visit the NICHE Vehicle Network website

www.nichevehiclenetwork.co.uk

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Ricardo is a global engineering and strategic, technical and environmental consultancy business with a value chain that includes the niche manufacture and assembly of high-performance products. Our ambition is to be the world’s pre-eminent brand in the development and application of solutions to meet the challenges in the transportation, energy and scarce resource sectors.

Our 100 years of commitment to research and development empowers Ricardo’s team of over 2,900 professional engineers, consultants, scientists and support staff to deliver class-leading and innovative products and services for the benefit of our customers, which include the world’s major transportation original equipment manufacturers and operators, supply chain organisations, energy companies, financial institutions and government agencies.

For further information and career opportunities, please visit www.ricardo.com

Our Vision: 

To become the Leading Automotive Technical Centre in Europe.

Our Purpose: 

To deliver innovative, high-value design and engineering solutions, which exploit the advantages of our European environment to drive sales and profit for SAIC Motors.

We are an ambitious company with a proud history and an exciting future. We will realise our vision by ensuring our work is fit for purpose, consistently demonstrating our values.  

For further information and career opportunities, please visit www.saicmotor.co.uk