MGI requires a number of talented individuals to build a cohesive group working on some recently acquired long term Aerospace, Automotive, Motorsports & Marine projects. All the positions will be based full time in our offices near Oxford, but may also require regular client visits overseas. All positions require:
Senior Composites Designers You will have a minimum of 6 years relevant experience, preferably in a motorsports environment.
Excellent knowledge of surfacing and drafting, composites manufacturing processes and tooling (and the design requirements thereof).
Composites Designers You will have a minimum of 3 years relevant experience, preferably in a motorsports environment.
Working competent knowledge of 3D modelling and drafting, with significant exposure to composites tooling and component requirements.
Senior Stress Engineers You will have a minimum of 6 years relevant experience, and significant knowledge of the Altair Hyperworks suite of products. A good understanding of Shock & Vibration pertaining to aerospace testing will be a distinct advantage. The ability to develop and maintain hand calculation tools and FE modelling processes will be required.
Junior & Graduate Engineers Reporting to a senior engineer, you will have a working knowledge of good quality 2D drafting as well as 3D model creation and the major processes typically involved in Composites.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to apply for any of the roles, including a curriculum vitae and covering letter.
MGI is a dynamic, performance and results driven engineering consultancy with its roots and DNA forged in the high pressure environment of Formula 1 motorsport. In motorsports, based on the experience of its founder and CEO Mike Gascoyne, one of the top Technical directors in Formula 1 of the last 20 years, MGI is unique as one of the few companies outside of F1 that has successfully set up a full F1 team from scratch and designed and produce a full F1 car in 2010 for Lotus Racing/Caterham.
However, MGI is about much more than purely motorsports. MGI has expanded to offer the competitive edge of motorsports engineering into mainstream Aerospace, Automotive and Marine engineering, especially in the field of specialist lightweight composite design. MGI has worked recently with specialist composite suppliers to the civil aviation market to provide cutting edge composite design.
We are using our extensive experience in F1, R&D, engineering, competitive sports and marketing and apply it rigorously to all projects.
Whatever your requirements, whether in motorsport or beyond, MGI and Mike Gascoyne offer a reactive and performance driven solution to your needs.
We have access to highly skilled specialists on a freelance basis which we can bring to your project depending on your requirements and briefing. Our skill sets include automotive, motorsport, aviation and yachting.
MGI’s founder, Mike Gascoyne, is one of the most renowned technicians in Formula One and has carved out an illustrious career at the pinnacle of international Motorsport for over two decades. Having studied for a Ph.D. in fluid dynamics at Cambridge University throughout the 1980s, Mike’s passion for Motorsport took him into the world of Formula One for the first time in 1989 when he joined the McLaren team. Since 1989 Mike has continued working at varying teams such as Sauber, Tyrrell, Jordan
With a long history in motorsport, Charlie has been a key designer in multiple World Championship winning Formula One projects. During his career he has worked for numerous manufacturer backed teams, including Honda, Mercedes, and Caterham, on projects ranging from Formula One, Le Mans Prototype sportscars, Indycar, and Formula E. Charlie has also spent time using the skills gained in motorsport to great effect within the aerospace industry.
Peter started work at Rolls-Royce on the first digital engine control system for the RB211 engine, before moving on to F1 at Tyrrell, working alongside Mike Gascoyne. From there he moved to Benetton and then to 500GP motorcycle racing with Suzuki. He has designed and developed a range of motorsport engine management systems for both Pectel and Life Racing. Recently Peter has been working on the design of custom industrial router equipment, combined with his motorsports work at MGI.
Mike Gascoyne is a sought after speaker for evening and after dinner speeches, conferences and client entertainment. He has worked with international sports teams and global sponsors from different cultural backgrounds and is appearing regularly on TV, radio and other media outlets.
Client testimonials are available.
To book Mike for after dinner / keynote speaking please contact his agents, NMP Live Limited +44 (0)1372 361 004 www.nmplive.co.uk
Formula 1 is a top level sport that relies on team building and shared success. Mike Gascoyne is able to share his experiences of building winning teams in a competitive environment and communicating how to apply those skill to different industries and cultural environments.
Having worked in competitive environments from small sports teams to global corporations Mike Gascoyne can help to advise your management team on the lessons from operating in a competitive fast changing environment and adapt management and operation styles accordingly.
The ultimate Engineering Challenge
In May 2009 MGI was approached by Nino Judge of Litespeed F3 to organise an application to the FIA to enter F1. This application was then financed by Tony Fernandes and his partners and subsequently Lotus Racing and MGI was one of three new entries for the 2010 season. Granted it's entry late, MGI only had six months to design a Formula One car from scratch, and manufacture it, whilst also setting up the Lotus Racing team at the same time. The car designed by MGI was the only car of the new teams to take the finish line in Bahrain at the first race of the season in March, going on to 10th place in the World Championship, and easily the best of the new entries, a fantastic advertisement for the engineering and management skills of MGI Motorsport Ltd
F1 in Aerospace
In in 2015 MGI was approached by Apex Composites, a Canadian based Composites company owned and managed by talented former racing driver Gerry Kavanaugh, and supplying the commercial aviation sector to both provide composite design and management expertise. MGI bought F1 standards of design and reactivity to Apex, delivering on time solutions to this sector of the industry. The partnership between the two companies is continuing and expanding to this day.