Mechanical Technician

Rate: £16.85 per hour

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Contract

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 26580sw

Expiration date: 14 July 2017

To build, prepare, service and maintain Aston Martin prototype vehicles / bucks to facilitate both whole vehicle & component testing in line with design verification programme objectives of all future AM product. Provide flexible support through the whole build process BIW to Trim & Final

Key Responsibilities & Tasks
Manufacture /sub-assembly of relevant components
-Assembly of components and fit to vehicle / buck in sequence of build, adhering to process planning sheets or work request sheet.
- Provide flexible support as required in both Trim & Final assembly and BIW assembly.
- Preparation & shakedown of prototype vehicles/bucks for DVP testing, attribute sign-off events, mileage accumulation.
-Support prototype test vehicles whilst on test, both in the UK and abroad.

The post holder will undertake other duties as may be required to achieve the Company’s objectives, commensurate with the grading of the post.

Qualifications & Experience
Full Apprenticeship (Motor Vehicle background) ideally to HNC level
Min 2 years Prestige Vehicle Experience
Prototype Test Vehicle Experience
Work experience preparing and supporting Prototype test vehicles.
Understanding of computer systems and software including MS Word & Excel.
Knowledge of Aston Martin Product would be an advantage
Knowledge and experience of whole vehicle builds including body assembly
Team player but also able to work independently
Self-starting, relishes challenges
Problem solver
Flexible and adaptable to new situations
Ability to travel to support tests
Clean Driving License
Must be prepared to work in both BIW and Trim & Final assembly as program demands dictate.