Structural Calculation Group Leader

Structural Calculation Group Leader

We are looking for a qualified Group Leader to manage our Structural Calculation Group and provide effective guidance.

As a Group Leader you will be responsible for

  • supervising, managing and motivating group members on a daily basis, delegating tasks and setting deadlines, monitoring team performance, daily progress and adherence to set targets while creating an inspiring environment with an open communication culture.
  • defining group members and competences development scheme, identifying training needs (including maintenance of skill matrix document) as well as providing coaching and guidance when needed to overcome technical challenges.
  • the development and continuous improvement of FEA tools and methodologies.

Do you have

  • a mechanical or aeronautical engineering degree or similar, with at least 8 years of professional experience as a stress analyst, ideally in Formula 1 or motorsport?
  • excellent organizational, communication and people management skills with a proven past experience as a group leader or supervisor?
  • sound stress analysis skills and knowledge in manufacturing processes of composite components with very good understanding of lightweight structures and load paths?
  • experience of non-destructive structural testing methods?
  • deep FEM tools knowledge, especially, HYPERWORKS, ANSYS, ABAQUS, Laminate Modeler or Laminate Tools (some knowledge of CATIA V5/V6 will be a plus)?
  • a passion for sport or motor racing with a pro-active and “can do” attitude in contributing to and achieving team goals?
  • a Swiss work permit or an EU nationality and therefore meet the criteria for a work permit in Switzerland?

Are you

  • an analytical thinker with a practical, open-minded to unconventional, new solutions?
  • a communicative team player with flexibility in hours and resilience, used to work under time pressure and minimal supervision?
  • a self-starting, highly motivated, self-confident as well as self-critical individual?

If the above applies, and working in a dynamic, high tech environment appeals to you, we look forward to receiving your application here!


Sauber Group of Companies
c/o Sauber Motorsport AG
Wildbachstrasse 9
8340 Hinwil, Switzerland

Rolf Matsch, Human Resources