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Senior Manager: Advanced Technology and Control Systems CHS072

Apply now Job no: 493116
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Various (West Midlands / South Wales)
Categories: Product Development

Aston Martin 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.

Due to the significant growth Aston Martin has experienced in recent years we now benefit from being a true multi-site organisation, and as such this role could be based at a number of sites, including Gaydon, Wellesbourne and Milton Keynes

Job Purpose

Advanced technology Group & Control will be responsible to develop Mechatronics systems & Software. Manage the functional and technical delivery of all of the Dynamics Control systems, be able to measure objectively the Dynamics performance and deploy to the Control System requirement and the mechanical requirement. Manage the generation and maintenance of Active systems costs, timing plans, reporting documents and presentation material and create robust innovation plan

Key Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Facilitate the creation and detailing of our technical supplier partnerships as they pertain to Active Systems in all forms & types. Create the Objective relationship between dynamics Attribute and Control System requirement
  • Creation of Innovation Plan as a part of the department Strategic Component development plan and vision within his/her functional responsibility.
  • Create a clear deployment process to project the Dynamics Performances for Active Systems and develop “in house” the control logic of the Active systems.
  • Internal and external communication with regard to all aspects of engineering activities including technical presentation of engineering activities to Type Approving bodies and agencies.
  • Definition of the all Chassis requirement associated to product definition/ specification, taking into account legal and internal targets, authoring final documentation and implementing requirements into design validation programs.
  • Ensure that all statutory requirements of the organisation and product are met
  • Manage the team responsible for all areas of Control systems and software development:
    • Vehicle Control systems engineer specification.
    • Electrical Architecture specification for Chassis dynamics
    • Technical Expertise Vehicle dynamics and nonlinear controls (model predictive control)
      Estimation (Kalman filtering, pose estimation, probabilistic filtering)
      Robotic system integration and fault detection
    • Coordinate the team the creation and management of all Objective data in support of the engineering and validation of all vehicle chassis systems.
    • Complete Engineering reports required to support product release.
    • Bill of Material and PLM data for all components and systems
  • Liaising with Finance, Program & Chassis Chief Engineer:  establish budgetary and forecast information for vehicle material costs and investment costs, maintaining its accuracy within company systems to allow other functions to disseminate and analyse implications.
  • Work with the HR function to plan and develop the skills and capabilities of the team to deliver all core functions both now and in the future

Qualifications and Experience

  • Mechanical Engineering Degree preferred. Degree in another appropriate discipline will be considered
  • Extensive experience with Chassis Mechatronics Component
  • Project management experience.
  • Proven record or working to strict deadlines.
  • Extensive  experience working in a Component Engineering environment.
  • Competent in all Microsoft office applications 
  • Excellent presentation skills with confidence to present to seniors and taking away actions.
  • Excellent understanding of Chassis technologies and their function.
  • Can manage and produce and maintain timing plans.
  • Able to manage and grow team
  • Confident to interface with many departments such as Finance, Programme Management, Attributes and Purchase
  • Strong time management , accuracy , diligence , ability to balance and prioritise multiple tasks to meet customer needs

Remuneration Package:

  • Negotiable base salary in line with experience (from £55,000).
  • One management lease vehicle and one premium lease vehicle (or two lease vehicles)
  • Car in retirement - One management lease vehicle (Ford product range only)
  • Bonus of up to 20%
  • Contributory pension scheme – 3% matched for years 1 & 2, rising to double matched contributions from year 3 to a maximum employer contribution of 12%.
  • 26 days annual leave + statutory bank holidays.
  • Private Health Insurance – Up to family Cover
  • Private Dental Plan – Up to Family Cover
  • Travel Insurance - Up to Family Cover
  • A wide range of discounts with associated partners.

How to apply

There really has never been a better time to join Aston Martin Lagonda, with strong financial results, a significant growth plan in place, a new site nearing completion and arguably the strongest model line up in the Company’s history, so if you feel ready to take the next exciting step in your already successful career and become part of the AML family apply today for consideration

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