Exterior Style Feasibility - Team Leader

Organizational Area


Product Development - Vehicle Concept and Architecture


Main Responsibilities

  • Responsible of Body/Exterior style feasibility process / activities for a new vehicle program during the concept phase (pre-step0 to style Freeze/StepC)
  • Planning of Style Feasibility activities, timing and resources in coordination with Concept PM/Planner
  • Release and manage styling constraints/hardpoints
  • Coordination of S&C, Concept engineers and Style Designers to achieve feasibility of Style surfaces according to timing
  • Working with VLE and Vehicle Team to set feasible dimensional targets in accordance with costs
  • Leading Advanced cross functional team through concept selection of main systems and components to achieve style feasibility in accordance with costs
  • Planning and release Body/Exterior Requirement sections


Main activities
 
  • Body/Exterior Pre Concept feasibility studies
  • Requirement Sections setup
  • Support Body/Exterior KBE process
  • Support VOP package definition
  • Body/Exterior Style Hardpoints definition
  • Mostly Colocated at Centro Stile for daily design reviews
  • Design Reviews from step0 to stepC/Style freeze to guarantee deliverables of concept phase (CAD data release, virtual validation…)
  • Concept Milestones deliverables assessment
  • Bpody/Exterior feasibility Checklist maintenance and weekly reporting
  • Support Technical description of new vehicle and commonality visual bom generation to support financial evaluation and PC deck preparation in coordination with advanced Interior PR
  • Support Concept selection of components and systems of new vehicle/architecture in coordination with advanced interior Project Responsible


Requirements
 

  • Engineering Degree or Equivalent;
  • Proactivity and Independence;
  • Italian/English Communication skills including verbal, written and presentation generation;
  • Ability to work cross-functionally to solve problems and implement product, design, and manufacturing changes;
  • Strong analytical and decision making;
  • At least 5 years of experience in Product Development and Manufacturing in automotive
  • Experience in development of programs during concept phase
  • Experience in interaction with surface designers and interior/exterior theme development
  • Familiar with styling hardpoints/constraints, VOP package, advanced engineering activities
  • Capability/willingness to travel to support program reviews and issue resolution process
Business unit
R&D - Vehicle
Sedi
Modena - Italia
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