Project Engineer - Switchgear

Rate: £29 - £31

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Contract

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 27017-gs

Expiration date: 06 June 2017


Aston Martin are seeking a Senior Engineer – Switchgear to lead the development of new or modified switch systems.

A position with Aston Martin means joining one of the world's most respected luxury automotive brands. You have the chance to join a truly special working environment - fast-paced, rewarding and dynamic.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • Lead the successful delivery of new and modified Switchgear projects from concept to production.
  • Work with the function owners and integration engineers to create system specifications that meet all current and future requirements.
  • Lead cross functional Programme Management Sub Team reviews to ensure that components are delivered in line with the programme targets for function, quality, cost, timing, serviceability and mass.
  • Manage the commodity Computer Aided Design (CAD) package through supplier reviews, working closely with the internal Computer Aided Design team to ensure robust virtual build process can be achieved.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Engineering Degree or equivalent experience.
  • Experienced in a commodity delivery or project management role.
  • Direct experience gained of working with Electronic Control & Switch products.
  • Experience of working within the automotive industry.
  • Should have a good understanding of engineering process and a working knowledge of industry standard tool sets (FMEA, Design Verification Plan, Six Sigma, Production Part Approval Process etc.) where strong team building and networking skills are essential.