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Mahindra is recognised worldwide as a producer of iconic SUVs such as the Bolero, Scorpio, Thar and XUV. Bucking industry trends following the global pandemic, record-breaking numbers of bookings have been taken in 2022 at the launch of the XUV 700 and Scorpio-N, securing Mahindra as a key player in this sector.

However, despite their already huge success, Mahindra never stops moving forward. With the increased global focus on green mobility and to elevate the brand to a whole new level, the Mahindra Advanced Design Europe studio was born.

Since its inception in 2021, the dedicated team have delivered a breath-taking vision, launching an astonishing three new ground-breaking SUVs in under one year. These are not merely show cars destined to never to turn a wheel, but production teasers which preview a family of forthcoming vehicles.

Our studio delivers Concept and Production vehicles from initial sketches right the way through to full size concept and production verification models. We have built a diverse team, looking to shape the future of the Mahindra Brand.

 

Assistant Chief Designers – Interior or Exterior

The opportunity

You will be part of cutting-edge design team, delivering not only concept ideation but also assisting with the delivery of production vehicles, responsible for initial sketches right the way through to full size concept and production verification models.

Whilst your main purpose will be to focus on the recently launched BE brand, which is our pure electric SUV range, there will also be opportunities to work alongside our multi-talented team in India, supporting design across the whole Mahindra platform.

Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities

Being able to develop a full understanding of our brand strategy, you will be able to demonstrate creative proficiency, proactively participating in the creation and collaboration of our current and future designs.

Able to verbalise your designs, you will be responsible for generating 2D and 3D proposals for review, reconceiving your ideas, based on feedback and collaboration.

You will be required to take design direction from the Studio Director and instruct the team accordingly.  Assisting the Chief in mentoring and guiding the team and ensuring that the Brand Values and Strategy are embodied and implemented in our output. 

Responsible for researching, concept sketches and final illustrations, providing input to both our hard modelling and digital team.  You will also be comfortable attending technical meetings, liaising with engineers and representing the interests of Design to other departments within the business. 

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

Educated to degree standard in Automotive design or equivalent, you will have extensive interior or exterior design experience, gained within an automotive OEM.

You will have strong automotive technical knowledge, with capabilities to design both manually and digitally, using a variety of software.

With exceptional visualisation skills, you will be able to communicate your ideas effectively, demonstrating creative proficiency.

Ideally, you will have 10 years + proven automotive design experience, with delivery of production programmes.

Why work for us?

Mahindra Advanced Design Europe offers a fantastic opportunity to join a diverse team, working to shape the future of the Mahindra Brand, based right next door to our Mahindra Formula E team, in our own dedicated Mahindra Campus.

We believe M.A.D.E is more than a stunning facility; it is a collection of creative individuals who share a passion for innovative, sustainable design. We set our sights beyond simply producing another vehicle, we aspire to creating SUV’s which move our customers on an emotional level.

How to apply

Please send your CV and professional portfolio (written in English) to Natalie Ormerod at maderecruit@mahindra.com

M.A.D.E we are committed to providing an inclusive and safe working environment, with equal opportunities for all. 

“We build.  We improvise. We charge ahead, to redefine possibilities.  We are the enablers.  We are Mahindra.”

 

Senior - CMF

The opportunity

You will be part of cutting-edge design team, delivering not only concept ideation but also assisting with the delivery of production vehicles. You will be able to inspire, encourage and innovate to continue the evolution of our design philosophy, helping to set out own design and brand direction.

Whilst your main purpose will be to focus on the recently launched BE brand, which is our pure electric SUV range, there will also be opportunities to work alongside our multi-talented team in India, supporting design across the whole Mahindra platform.

Key Accountabilities & Responsibilities

You will be responsible for new CMF design stories and concepts based on trend forecasting, market research, social trends etc. and will be confident to challenge the status quo.

Working collaboratively with the wider design teams, you will be responsible for elevating the CMF Design function and for maintaining the consistent high quality design deliverables.

Able to verbalise your designs, you will be responsible for generating 2D and 3D proposals for review, reconceiving your ideas, based on feedback.

With strong communication skills, you will be able to establish supplier networks and manage relationships for the CMF function internally, within both our existing and potential supply chains.

Being able to research products and materials with relevant technology, longevity, and the right aesthetic, you will have an understanding of the consumer and help to create an experience for the end user.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

Educated to degree standard or equivalent, you will have proven CMF experience gained within an automotive OEM.

You will be a highly motivated individual who is able to collaborate effectively, communicating your ideas with ease. You will have exceptional visualisation skills and will demonstrate creative proficiency to a variety of stakeholders.

Some understating of production and engineering processes, and how they influence design and fabrication, would be advantageous as well as an understanding of supplier relationships and working with oversees teams.

Why work for us?

Mahindra Advanced Design Europe offers a fantastic opportunity to join a diverse team, working to shape the future of the Mahindra Brand. Based right next door to our Mahindra Formula E team, we have our very own dedicated Mahindra campus where creativity and ingenuity are key.

We believe M.A.D.E is more than a stunning facility; it is a collection of creative individuals who share a passion for innovative, sustainable design. We set our sights beyond simply producing another vehicle, we aspire to creating SUV’s which move our customers on an emotional level.

How to apply

Please send your CV and professional portfolio (written in English) to Natalie Ormerod at maderecruit@mahindra.com

M.A.D.E we are committed to providing an inclusive and safe working environment, with equal opportunities for all.

“We build.  We improvise. We charge ahead, to redefine possibilities.  We are the enablers.  We are Mahindra.”

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