INTERNSHIP POWERTRAIN2019-04-11T14:00:43+00:00

CHIEF POWERTRAIN

INTERNSHIP

BACKGROUND

Formula Student is the largest engineering competition in the world for students. The project is designed to increase the quality of newly examined engineers by giving them more practical experience during their studies. Each year, Formula Student teams are challenged to make a fictional manufacturing company to design and develop a small formula-style racing car targeted at the nonprofessional weekend autocross enthusiasts. Based on a predetermined set of templates and rules, they must design the fastest, most effective racing vehicle possible while minimizing costs, maximizing reliability, and utilizing the latest automotive technologies. Competitions are held all over the world and teams are judged by leading engineers from the automotive industry on not only how the car performs but also how well it is engineered.

TASK

To make the car work, make any car work, you need some kind of powertrain. As chief powertrain, you are responsible to make sure the next car gets it. Together with your department members you design and optimise the powertrain of the HFS-05. This will include things like choosing the next engine used, optimised intake and exhaust. You will work together with the other departments for this as well. This function requires you to continue with it after the internship!

PRODUCTS

  • A complete, rule compliant, powertrain for the HFS-05 car (with documentation)
    • Containing at least, but not limited to:
  • Engine
  • Engine modifications
  • Intake
  • Exhaust
  • Cooling
  • Catchcans
  • Lubrication
  • Fuel tank
  • Fuel system
  • A well-managed and organized department.
  • Literature report

Final report

WHERE

The work will be conducted mostly at the HAN Formula Student office at the HAN University of Applied Sciences. (Automotive building)

TIMEFRAME

The work will start in September 2019 and end after the competitions in the summer of 2020.
This means you will stay in function after you finished your internship!
At least 40 hours a week.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • English is a must
  • Communication skills
  • Management skills
  • Engineering skills
  • Mechanics of materials skills
  • Solidworks simulation skills
  • Continuing after internship (full year assignment)
  • No 9-5 mentality

Send in your CV and application letter to apply for this function via email

CONTACT

recruitment@hfsracing.com

Sydney Labrie – main contact person

Mihai Popescu – current chief powertrain engineer

Arthur Appelman – HFS team advisor

Feel free to come by at the team room to ask for more details and/or experiences!