Launch Support Engineer

Rate: £25 – £28 per hour

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Contract

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 27308gs

Expiration date: 06 June 2017


Aston Martin’s state-of-the-art headquarters in Gaydon, Warwickshire is built upon the passion, skill and creativity of the people who dedicate their working lives to the most iconic brand in the world. Every intricate stitch, beautifully expressed line, and the stirring noise of our engines, is a manifestation of the desire and collective spirit to create the most beautiful cars: the soul of Aston Martin made real.

The purpose of this role is to support Launch for Exterior Trim and Mechanisms.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks
• Represent Exterior and Mechanisms as support during build phases
• Feedback on actions at Launch meetings
• Manage build sheets and liaise with responsible PD Engineer
• Capture issues, feedback to function
• Identify Quality issues and refer back to NMO Engineer
• Update open issues list with next steps and confirm owners
• Ensure testing is supported and results captured
• Agree actions and timing with part owners for reporting
• Liaise with rework third parties to arrange resource for modifying parts
• Create paperwork to manage rework activities
• Where appropriate support the line with parts shortages / proto parts supply
• Maintain handover documents if working shift pattern

Qualifications & Experience
• Engineering degree (or equivalent)
• Experience within Engineering / Launch /product development
• Knowledge of Exterior trim system design, development and Assembly
• Proven track record in problem solving within a technical environment
• Familiar with problem solving techniques
• Proficient user of MS Office tools: Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook
• Familiar with manufacturing techniques and tooling including stamping, casting, injection moulding, fabrication, extrusions, finishings and coatings
• Use of Teamcentre / VisMockup to interrogate CAD designs and drawings
• Thorough, data-driven approach to solving engineering issues
• Self-starting and self-motivated.
• Excellent organisational skills, ability to deliver under pressure.
• Confident communicator – able to concisely share information and present in technical forums
• Common sense approach to issue resolution
• Full driving licence