Concept Interior Package and Occupant Expert
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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.
Technical leader for vehicle layout, encompassing occupant, major controls, safety, legals and interior concept layout.
Key Duties & Responsibilities:
Run cross functional concept interior package reviews.
Own cabin layout for key components (electrical modules, major harness runs, infotainment, HVAC, pedals etc.)
Release target and rationalized occupant and interior related hardpoints.
Occupant layout using design aspiration and working with mechanical package (PT, Chassis, Seats, HVAC), safety and L&C requirements.
Negotiate component location with PMT and PMST reps to achieve efficient package safeguarding customer space targets and protecting legal and functional geometric requirements. Challenge current practices to improve package efficiency and density.
Responsible for buck management - efficiently show optimal and compromised occupant package
Oversee buck trials.
Oversee benchmark trials and consistent input into package benchmark tracker and vehicle engineering target setting
Qualification & Experience:
Proven experience working in either Vehicle Package or studio Engineering within premium automotive.
CAD creation (NX preferred)
Use of CAD visualization tools
Working in cross functional teams, preferably in a Vehicle Integration role
High level product creation process knowledge (GPDS, AMPCS, PCDS)
Knowledge Product Lifecycle Management systems (Teamcenter preferred)
Collaborative across all function levels
Understand the Aston Martin Brand and provide the level of support to fulfil the customer expectation from the vehicle package
Ability to communicate effectively using the appropriate methods, across all levels.
Use fact based data to demonstrate issues and solutions to complex and cross functional situations.
Ability to challenge self and the wider team to meet quality, cost and timing demands, looking for opportunities to improve delivery.
Advertised: GMT Daylight Time 12 May 2022
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