Manager – Body Mechanisms and Indirect Vision Systems

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Job Description

For over 110 years Aston Martin has made the most exquisitely addictive performance sports cars.


But no one builds an Aston Martin on their own. Behind these legends and landmarks are hundreds of dreamers, darers and doers who make extraordinary happen, every single day. That’s why the name of everyone who has ever worn our famous wings is inscribed on the wall of our factory.


As we embark on an exciting new era for the business, we need the very best people to write their own chapter on our journey to become the world’s most desirable ultra-luxury British performance brand.


Join us.


Job Purpose:

Lead integration of body mechanisms and indirect vision systems across platforms

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Day to Day Project Management of commodities through all development phases into Design releasing and validation
  • Align cross functional targets, constraints and hardpoints at programme start and set DVP for system sign off.
  • Lead integration between AML functions and Suppliers
  • Support negotiations and maintain cost deck.
  • Benchmarking competitor vehicles and technology selection based on features, materials, and manufacturing techniques

Qualification & Experience:

  • Demonstrable expertise in indirect vision systems and body mechanisms
  • Intrinsic knowledge of Product Creation Processes
  • Ability to lead and mentor less experienced team members.
  • In depth knowledge of relevant emerging technologies and global legal system level requirements
  • Suitable and related to role from within the Automotive industry
  • Component and system DFMEA creation and updating
  • Understanding of AML processes
  • Int/ext. handles, locks, latches, aero mechs, regulators, blinds, int/ext. mirrors & CMS, towbar systems
  • Degree educated or equivalent
  • Management training
  • Practical problem-solving methodology


  • Comfortable working to deadlines and holding others to account
  • Able to influence others – even when direct reporting lines are not present
  • Competent in Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

Belong at Aston Martin

We understand that the incredible beauty, craft and art that defines an Aston Martin comes from the inclusion of our amazing people.

We welcome the unique contributions that you can bring in terms of your education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, colour, religion, disability, sexual orientation and beliefs.  We celebrate diversity and are seeking applicants who can bring something different.  Please speak to us if there is anything you need to support making an application with us.

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