Iain Southwell

Iain Southwell

About Iain

 Multi-skilled - Adaptable - Winner

- Crew Chief - Factory Suzuki Australia, Motoworld Racing Yamaha, Cool Air Kawasaki, Factory Kawi AUS and JDR KTM Australia

- Demonstrated application of R & D and Innovation

- Proven Diagnostician and problem solver

- Bike , engine and suspension builder

Self-motivated - Creative - Organized - Approachable - Enthusiastic

Persistant - Passionate - Goal Driven - Positive - Pridefull

Work History

Work History

Factory Suzuki Australia
Jan 2012 - Present

Crew Chief/Team Manager

Factory KTM/JDR Australia

Technician, Team Coordinator, Bike, Engine and Suspension Builder. Took on role as team manager early in the year.

Jan 2008 - Dec 2011

Technician/ Crew Chief

Monster Energy Kawasaki Racing Australia

Technician for Billy MacKenzie, Team Coordinator, Bike, Engine and Suspension Builder

Dec 2005 - Sep 2007

Technician/ Crew Chief

Motoworld Racing Yamaha

Technician, Team Coordinator, Bike, Engine and Suspension Builder

Sep 2001 - Dec 2005

Technician/ Crew Chief

Factory Suzuki Australia

Technician for Daryl Hurley, Team Coordinator, Bike, Engine and Suspension Builder

Education

Education
Sep 1999 - Sep 2000

Automotive Mechanical Engineer

TAFE Institute

Educational Highlights:

2000: TAFE NSW, Sydney Institute

Australian Institute of Automotive Mechanical Engineers Award for Outstanding Achievement 1998 to 2000

2000: TAFE NSW, Sydney Institute

Kawasaki Australia Award for Highest Average Mark 1998 to 2000

2000: TAFE NSW, Sydney Institute

Yamaha Motor Australia Award for Highest Pass in Stage 3/ 2000

2000: TAFE NSW, Sydney Institute

Fraser Motor Cycles Award for Highest Pass in Stage 2/ 1999

Skills

Skills

SUSPENSION

Suspension revalving and customizing Working with Factory/kit and OEM suspension units, KYB, WP and SHOWA Providing engineering input and R&D feedback to ENZO Accredited RaceTech suspension engineer (advanced) Spring testing  

ENGINES

Dyno-testing/tuning Cylinder head porting  Engine blue printing Cam timing measurement/adjustment Custom exhaust development with FMF EFI mapping Ignition mapping Data logging  

Achievements