Vehicle Integration Manager - Hypercar
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Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Gaydon, Warwickshire
Categories: Research and 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.
To lead the commodity definition, virtual development and virtual and physical mass properties of new hypercar vehicles.
Key Duties & Responsibilities:
Lead the day to day management of the Hypercar Integration team
Lead the concept package development either with outsourced technical partners or internally with engineering commodity owners and attribute areas to generate package layouts compatible with programme targets
Support the development of mechanical layout for new hypercar vehicle concepts and the integration into these to be compatible with functional and geometric targets
Support the vehicle engineering teams in platform attribute settings
Work with the Design team to define Vehicle Package and Ergonomics targets for the programmes
Support the benchmarking, planning and management of dimensional targets and status
Generate and maintain primary and secondary hardpoint layouts and release as CAD data in line with platform/programme check points and gateways
Provide escalation for package/layout/commodity issues that affect cost, quality or timing.
Provide leadership/support to outsource partners and cross functional teams to resolve cross functional package issues
Support planning, creation and update of physical bucks with target/hardpoint data.
Plan the analysis of Design surface data against package targets and hardpoints
Plan virtual series phases with Programme, Manufacturing and Attribute management
Qualification & Experience:
Extensive experience in platform, mechanical and occupant package
Excellent mechanical engineering background and a comprehensive knowledge of automotive package design.
Working Knowledge of AMPCS /MISSION or similar Product Creation Process
Good working knowledge of tolerance/variation, manufacturing processes and tooling, testing and development
Minimum 3 years of experience in Siemens NX CAD software
Experience of using Teamcenter for data management
Generation 3D NX CAD in line with corporate standards
Ability to analyse and validate supplier data to identify issues.
Applicable legislation and certification requirements
Working across functional teams (design, development, procurement, build and test) to deliver viable design solutions.
Working within an OEM environment.
Supporting test teams with problem solving.
Advertised: GMT Daylight Time 14 Jul 2021
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