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Vehicle Engineering Leader - VEN100

Apply now Job no: 493515
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Gaydon, Warwickshire
Categories: Research and Development

Aston Martin’s state-of-the-art headquarters 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.

Job Purpose:

To help the Technical delivery of key vehicle programmers.

 Key Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • Coordination of vehicle concept layout in assistance to Vehicle Engineering Manager.
  • Work closely with attribute leaders, marketing and programme teams to enable delivery of vehicle attributes to produce product in line with requirements.
  • Support and conduct whole vehicle, attribute and system benchmarking and help to generate appropriate targets for the product.
  • Work with PMT areas to develop whole vehicle, system and component DVP that delivers a
  • robust vehicle which meets all targets.
  • Support development of the vehicle usage plan for the programme.
  • Work with PMT areas to ensure robust FDJ through use of virtual builds and assessment of target delivery.
  • Manage prototype fleet and apportioning of development testing to achieve robust FEC.
  • Assist in issue resolution with engineering and attribute teams including regular reviews and
  • Assist with management reviews and drive assessments as required.
  • Support PMT / PMST meetings as required acting as the voice of Vehicle Engineering.
  • Attend and present in Technical Forums, programme PSTs, and other programme reviews as required.
  • Act as stand-in for the Vehicle Engineering Manager when required.
  • Take a lead role in minor model programmes including concept work and attribute lead.
  • Capable to work within tight time frames and relatively stressful working environment.  

Qualification & Experience:

  • Automotive or Mechanical Engineering Degree or equivalent
  • Whole vehicle or complex system programme coordination / management experience.
  • Extensive knowledge of whole vehicle attributes.
  • Experience in component design, development and sign off.
  • Experienced vehicle assessor. R202 training beneficial.
  • High Voltage vehicle experience
  • NX CAD capability would be highly beneficial

Remuneration Package:

  • Circa £47,000 per annum
  • Discount on our privilege lease scheme, either a Mercedes or Ford.
  • 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 – Single Cover.
  • Private Dental Plan – Single Cover.

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

Please click on the 'apply now' button to submit your application.

PLEASE NOTE: We reserve the right to close the vacancy to applications earlier should we receive sufficient applications.



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