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Concept Senior Engineer - Underbody

Apply now Job no: 493114
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Gaydon, Warwickshire, Various (West Midlands / South Wales)
Categories: Product Development


Role:                            Concept Senior Engineer UN

Department:                 Vehicle Concepts

Grade:                           8

Based at:                     Gaydon                      
Reports to:                  Concept Manager UN

Close date:                  18th May 2018


Aston Martin’s state-of-the-art production facility in Gaydon, Warwickshire is built upon the passion, skill and creativity of the people who dedicate their working lives to the most iconic brand in the world. Every intricate stitch, beautifully expressed line, and the stirring noise of our engines, is a manifestation of the desire and collective spirit to create the most beautiful cars: the soul of Aston Martin made real.


Role Overview:


Based in Gaydon, this role involves liaising with the Design team, Vehicle Engineering, Core Teams and the

Program Manager. This role is involved with the definition of Platform and Vehicle Concept


Key Responsibilities:


  • Work with the Package team to record dimensional targets and status on “Package tracking document”
  • Work with the Concept and Design teams to maintain Primary hardpoint layouts and release as CAD data in line with platform / programme check point dates.
  • Create Layout in both 2D and 3D CAD.
  • Analysis of Design surface against Package targets and Hardpoints.
  • Work with the Programme, PD and Package teams, to help support the Platform PMXU assumptions.
  • Work with the Programme, Innovation and Package teams, supporting the layout and development of unique systems and new technologies.
  • Coordinate ECM (engineering concept matrix) population with the Core system owners and attribute areas to support product definition.
  • Carry out benchmarking activities to assist the concept team define relevant attribute targets
  • Support concept meetings to guide vehicle architecture in line with target attributes and product definition.
  • Support creation of UN Macro Issues list highlighting and resolving blockers to design progression.
  • Support planning, creation and update of physical bucks with target/hardpoint data.
  • Support Concept Manager and Vehicle Engineering team to ensure the vehicle design assumptions balance with the attributes.
  • Support Vehicle Engineering team with the CAD layout for Prototype vehicles (M1/X1).
  • The post holder will undertake other duties as may be required to achieve the Company’s objectives, commensurate with the grading of the post.


Key Skills & Experience:


  • Experience in platform layout, including mechanical layout and occupant package.
  • Knowledge of legal requirements.
  • Worked in a cross functional role in Automotive.
  • Working knowledge of vehicle attributes.
  • Ability to use Vis Mock-up to an advanced level, NX and Team Centre. MS Tools: Project, Excel, PowerPoint and word.
  • Understanding of modern vehicle systems such as: Engines, Driveline, Electric/Hybrid Vehicles, Suspension, Body Structures.
  • Knowledge of benchmarking and target setting.


Personal Attributes:


Must be a clear communicator, with good organisation skills. Must be able to negotiate and arbitrate between PMT's and PAT's to achieve the best geometric solutions for the product.




Benefits Package:


This includes; Competitive Basic Salary, Ford Privilege Discount Scheme, Private Medical Cover, Pension Scheme, Health Shield Cash Plan, Death in Service benefit, Individual Performance Bonus and 26 days Annual Leave.

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