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Salary: Negotiable

Industry: Nuclear

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Yorkshire & Humberside

Reference: 28241sb

Posted at: 18 October 2017

Expiration date: 18 January 2018

We are working with an engineering consultancy specialises in delivering the full lifecycle of projects working in the nuclear and power industry. The client has tackled some of the largest technical and manufacturing challenges presented by their nuclear clients, from fuel cycle and power generation through to nuclear new build and decommissioning.

An opportunity is available for a Principal Process Engineer to join an established team based in Cumbria supporting various nuclear projects.

Roles and Responsibilities:
The candidate will be from a Process Engineering background with an appreciation of mechanical piping. AutoCAD and Mathcad would be preferred software.
Leadership experience would be desirable as they will be designated Responsible engineer roles within project teams.

The Principal Engineer is an engineer with responsibility for undertaking or complying with the following:

  • Be accountable for the technical management and delivery within time, cost and quality
  • Maintain technical compliance with the contract and resolve technical conflicts where possible
  • Ensure cross-discipline integration

Assist the project management staff in:

  • Understanding the technical delivery such that they may manage budget / expenditure information and work durations
  • Reviewing progress and the critical path
  • Identify and report change
  • Promote cohesion across the project team

Carrying out design tasks to meet the time, cost and quality requirements of projects:

  • Scheme design deliverables
  • Detail design deliverables
  • Production of manufacturing documentation
  • Take part in client meetings, testing / commissioning activities and post project review meetings
  • Maintaining the project's working folder
  • Checking and approving of deliverables produced by other team members

Act as mentor to a number of engineering staff to:

  • Develop their technical knowledge and understanding
  • Develop their leadership abilities
  • Provide support in achieving developmental goals
  • Encourage staff to develop their personal competencies

Tendering

  • Production of concept designs
  • Estimating durations for design of tender items
  • Composing technical responses to quotation requests

Engineering Productivity, Quality & Improvement

  • Ongoing assessment of engineering processes and procedures to identify and implement improvements
  • Promoting adherence to company processes and procedures to support consistency and quality of engineering work
  • Promote compliance with both client and statutory requirements
  • Implementation of continual improvement initiatives
  • Promoting a close working relationship with other departments, especially Planning and Manufacturing to ensure Engineering activities work smoothly in the delivery of projects

 

Person Specification:

  • •Degree in a related discipline (Ideally Chemical Engineering)
  • Chartered Engineer (CEng)
  • Accountable for a variety of diverse projects or activities ranging in both size and complexity.
  • High level of commercial awareness.
  • Strong technical leadership, decision making and communication skills
  • High level of technical knowledge and understanding of the nuclear industry
  • Proven record of technically leading teams, shaping the outcome of projects and assisting others in the delivery of projects


Essential Experience: 
Proven experience in the delivery and management of project within the Nuclear industry
Ability to gain full security clearance
Chartered Chemical Engineer or equivalent

 

 


Salary: 33,000-37,000

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Permanent

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 27245bl

Posted at: 18 October 2017

Expiration date: 18 January 2018

Support Programme Leader in delivery of programme and assist in development of new process to support business. The role exists to support the relevant programme team in various areas including, but not restricted to; Programme Timing, Product Definition documentation, ETRs creation and tracking, Controlling and issuing PMXU charts, Commodity Strategy and System Selection. In addition to this core role, there is an additional requirement to support the Process Development Department with tasks as assigned.

The role exists to support the relevant programme team in various areas including, but not restricted to; Programme Timing, Product Definition documentation, ETRs creation and tracking, Controlling and issuing PMXU charts, Commodity Strategy and System Selection. In addition to this core role, there is an additional requirement to support the Process Development Department with tasks as assigned.

ETR’s Creation
• Creating Engineering Timing Release Schedule for new programmes as required
• Organising and running review meetings with engineering to identify release requirements.
• Liaising with Programme Teams to understand overall releasing timing requirements with regards to product definition and Material Required Dates (MRD)
• Checking Releases as they are submitted in line with process and updating ETRs accordingly
• Retiming releases in line with process
• Generating reports and metrics to support programme team in Reviews, PST meetings and Gateways as required
• Reports generated and distributed to aid in data population
• Support release meetings as required to provide/gain information
• Ensuring ETRs is up to date at all times to support programme requirements

Commodity Progression Tracker:
• Creating Commodity Progression Tracker (CPT) for new programmes as required
• Organising and running meetings with engineering to identify commodities changing specific to product definition
• Update CPT with commodity as required & liaise with programme coordinators to create System Selection Trackers
• Lead regular meetings to update CPT in line with programme timing requirements
• Provide metrics as required to support meetings and Gateways
• Highlight any issues to programme team on a regular basis

SEL (Strategic Evaluation Letter) and PDL (Product Definition Letter):
• Creating SEL and PDL documents as required dependant on programme phase
• Updating and gaining approval for re-issuing documentation in line with Mission Gateways

PMXU (Product Definition highlighting New/Carry over/Modified Parts):
• Creating PMXU chart at appropriate programme stage to communicate which parts are New/Carry Over/Modified.
• Update PMXU throughout life of programme as required in line with changes to product definition

Vehicle Programme Plan (VPP):
• Creating Timing plan for programme incorporating commodity timings & input from affected areas of the business.
• Update and re-issue as required through life of programme

Qualifications & Experience
• Automotive or Mechanical Engineering Degree or equivalent relevant experience.
• Extensive experience within automotive industry, preferably with a broad range of experience
• Knowledge of the AML AMPCS/GPDS process and participation in PMST teams would be beneficial.
• Knowledge of the Release Process would be an advantage
• Expert user of Microsoft Office tools particularly PowerPoint and Excel
• Experienced project coordination skills or clear evidence of leadership ability.
• Confident and authoritative presentation skills, and excellent organisation skills.
• Passionate about the product promoting pride throughout the programme.
• Able to build up good working relationships across a wide area of the business.

 


Salary: 50000

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Wales

Reference: 28231bu

Posted at: 18 October 2017

Expiration date: 18 January 2018

This is an exciting time for Aston Martin as the business has seen significant growth over the last few years and more recently completed a valuable acquisition in south Wales. We are looking for an exceptional Maintenance & Facilities Manager to lead the team at St Athan. The successful applicant will be responsible for delivering a first-class service to support the business. The main responsibilities will initially be around coordinating the facilities team to set up a new production facility both in terms of existing building conversion and the introduction of new plant and equipment. Once the plant is operational the role will assume ongoing responsibility for the management of the maintenance and facilities team.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks

  • Coordinating the construction activities in line with the line builders installation.
  • Ensuring staffing levels are maintained so that there is adequate cover of the department at all times
  • Planning, managing and controlling the maintenance & Facilities budget
  • Undertaking regular Audits.
  • Responsible for the recruitment, retention and development of all maintenance staff.
  • Authorising the purchase of equipment as well as its maintenance or replacement.
  • Scheduling and completing all maintenance project work in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Monitoring outside contractors repair work to ensure value for money.
  • Providing support to other departments where applicable.
  • Conducting regular site visits to ensure optimal maintenance performance.
  • Ensuring that all statutory maintenance and testing is carried out to the relevant standards and properly recorded.
  • Generate and present project status and reports
  • Attend various meetings including supporting new projects.
  • Develop and mentor personnel including apprentices • Provide regular updates to the team on business targets
  • Focus heavily on cost saving initiatives
  • Manage outsourced services and regularly monitor performance
  • Develop relationships with local authorities, and welsh governance areas.
  • Show strong leadership under pressure and able to motivate the team


 

Qualifications & Experience

  • Inspiring others to achieve results, in terms of quality, cost and timing
  • Excellent understanding of low volume vehicle production, and facility requirements.
  • Comfortable working in a fast moving manufacturing environment.


 

To Apply
A career at Aston Martin means joining one of the world's most respected luxury automotive brands. You have the chance to join us in a truly special working environment - fast-paced, rewarding and dynamic Please click on the 'apply online' button to submit your application.


Salary: Negotiable

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Wales

Reference: 28232aj

Posted at: 18 October 2017

Expiration date: 18 January 2018

A position has become available for a driven Quality Director to work at a brand new manufacturing facility in St Athan (South Wales) for one of the world’s most prestigious automotive brands. This role will report to the VP of Quality and it will be the responsibility of the Quality Director to develop and deliver all required quality metrics, thus ensuring the highest quality standards, build requirements and engineering integrity of all vehicles produced at the St Athan site. The position will require the efficient management of the Quality team with the responsibility for deploying appropriate resources to maintain quality and supplier components. The role will also function as the budget holder for quality on site including warranty and supplier cost recovery in line with standard business process. The position demands an experienced candidate with an Engineering or equivalent qualification and strong negotiation, influencing and communication skills. This is a unique opportunity for the successful candidate to join the team at a critical point of a truly exciting and bold venture being led by an iconic name in automotive manufacturing.

Job Purpose
Aston Martin 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.

Preparation for production of our exciting new vehicle in Wales is well underway and we need people to join the team.
An opportunity currently exists for a Director, Quality for the St Athan Team. This role reports through to the VP of Quality and will be responsible for overseeing the quality function that supports the production of the vehicle to be produced at our St Athan facility.
This is a unique opportunity to join the team at a critical and exciting point in the project. The successful candidate has a key role to play in the successful delivery of one of our most exciting ventures in recent time.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks
As Director, Quality, this role is responsible for the following:

  • Management of the Quality team (circa 80 people) to deliver all quality deliverables
  • Develop and deliver all the quality metrics ensuring all vehicles are delivered against the standards required
  • The engineering integrity of vehicles produced at St Athan site
  • Ensure the appropriate resources are deployed to maintain the quality and supplier components for the site
  • Coordination of the training and development of the quality team
  • Budget holder for the quality function at site including warranty and supplier cost recovery as per standard business process
  • Supporting all COP requirements through the definition of torque patrol and tooling calibration
  • Ensure the parts receiving and inspection team, including any rework activities are being delivered insupport of the production built requirements


Qualifications & Experience
This position demands a highly organised and driven person who can handle multiple competing priorities. Being able to communicate effectively with all parts of the business while demonstrating strong negotiating and influencing skills are necessary to keep the team on target.
Previous experience in a similar role will be highly regarded when considering applications for the position. An Engineering or equivalent qualification is mandatory to be considered for the role.
In addition to a steadfast commitment to quality, the successful candidate will demonstrate creative problem solving and a resolute dedication to continuous improvement as is the Aston Martin way.


Salary: 35000-40000

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Permanent

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 28235ms

Posted at: 18 October 2017

Expiration date: 02 November 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 the role is to generate CAD proposals and data for a range of Electrical commodities under the direction of the relevant component Engineer. To define suitable package proposals in support of the virtual vehicle verification process. This role will be required to generate both 2D and 3D CAD using an NX CAD software.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks

  • Generate 2D and 3D CAD under the technical guidance of the relevant Commodity Engineer in line with corporate standards.
  • Advise on package feasibility of design proposals to enable generation of viable concepts.
  • Assess and advise on CAD data levels to ensure robust preparation for Virtual and Physical vehicle builds.
  • Control data transfer to and from suppliers, importing and verifying data quality.


Qualifications & Experience

  • Engineering HNC / HND with relevant industry experience.
  • Engineering degree or equivalent qualification.
  • Must have experience in an automotive CAD package with NX.
  • Experience in the automotive industry.
  • Must have experience of using Teamcenter for data management and virtual verification.
  • Must be able to work within teams effectively.
  • Must be able to generate and modify 2D and 3D NX CAD models in line with corporate standards.
  • Should have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must possess an engineering mind-set and logical approach to problem solving.
  • Must be able to manage large workloads in a high-pressure environment and prioritise accordingly.
  • Proactive approach to supporting virtual builds, identifying and resolving issues.
  • Ability to analyse and validate supplier data and identify issues.
  • Must be able to work under their own initiative with minimum supervision to deliver objectives.
  • Should have a good understanding of engineering process and a working knowledge of industry standard tool sets.
  • Good understanding of working with Design Studio processes.

 

A successful candidate must hit the ground running within a well-established team under significant daily pressure of work. The candidate must show strong character attributes as well as the necessary knowledge and experience above. The best candidate will be open-minded and lateral thinking in the face of stiff timing and product targets. The candidate must be proactive and trust their initiative whilst requiring minimum supervision to produce practical solutions.

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

Please click on the 'apply online' button to submit your application.

PLEASE NOTE: the closing date for this vacancy is Thursday 2nd November 2017
We reserve the right to close the vacancy to applications earlier should we receive sufficient applications.


Salary: £28534 - 28534

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Contract

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 28230sw

Posted at: 18 October 2017

Expiration date: 18 January 2018

Fixed Term AML Contract Job Purpose • To be able to fully prepare and paint Aston Martin vehicles, past, present and future. • To be able to successfully carry out any repair from a local paint repair to full bare metal repaint • To be able to repair Aston Martin vehicle substrates to a paint ready finish, using the appropriate repair materials • To achieve a quality finish in keeping with the luxury brand standards of Aston Martin

Key Responsibilities & Tasks
 

Daily duties

  • To work as a Paint technician within the Accident Repair Centre, producing the highest quality paint finish to the standards
  • expected by Aston Martin Works.
  • To work within a small team of Paint technicians, working alongside a small team of Body/MET technicians, ensuring a seamless
  • handover of work where practical.
  • To repair and prepare all types of current and future substrate materials, prior to paint application.
  • To Prepare and paint All Aston Martin models past, present and future, in a range of solvent and water-borne paints as required to
  • predetermined labour times and repair methods within a busy workshop environment.
  • To be in constant liaison with the Lead Paint lead technician, Controller and Manager, to organise work through-put effectively and efficiently.

Safety

  • Carrying out daily activities relevant to PPE, and workstation equipment in a safe manner.
  • Use appropriate tooling and HAVs monitoring equipment when using any HAV identified tooling.
  • Cleaning of equipment and workstation/booths to ensure safe working environment is kept.
  • Safe use and storage of all chemicals and dangerous goods/materials to COSHH standards
  • Near Miss reporting through Team Leaders

Quality

  • Maintain daily the relevant work station Quality ensuring defect containment & corrective actions are up to date and being followed.
  • Carry out daily work routine in a standardised process methods provided by Aston Martin and paint suppliers.


Qualifications & Experience

  • Experience in a similar role is required
  • Nationally recognised qualifications such as below would be a bonus
  • BTEC Certificate/Diploma in Vehicle Technology levels 2 and 3
  • City & Guilds Entry Level Award in Vehicle Systems and Body and Paint Maintenance
  • City & Guilds Certificate/Diploma in Vehicle Body and Paint Operations
  • Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) awards in Vehicle Body and Paint Operations (Refinishing) levels 1 to 3.
  • AML process training

Salary: £28534

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Permanent

Location: London

Reference: 28229bu

Posted at: 17 October 2017

Expiration date: 17 January 2018

To work within the Accident Repair Centre, liaising with the Workshop controller and Paint lead technician to organise work throughput effectively and efficiently.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks
• To strip, rebuild and repair Aston Martin vehicles, throughout the entire range and to
• To carry out mechanical, body, electrical and trim repairs as required to set times and repair methods within a busy workshop.

Qualifications & Experience
• Basic English and Mathematics qualifications
• C&G 3 or equivalent in body repair or MET repair methods
• C&G 3 or equivalent in Mechanical vehicle repair
• Extensive experience working as a body/MET technician or Mechanical technician, working for prestige marques
• Mechanical strip and fit
• Body strip & fit
• Trim strip & fit
• Electrical strip & fit and basic diagnosis
• As a prestige marque, we require a person with the utmost attention to detail and finish.
• Reliable, punctual, work alone or in a small group, be able to quickly learn and adapt to different repairs on vastly different models.
• Natural leadership, Passion and enthusiasm are a must.
• Must be flexible outside of normal working hours, should the need arise


Salary: Negotiable

Industry: Built Environment & Infrastructure

Job Type: Permanent

Location: North West

Reference: 28227tm

Posted at: 17 October 2017

Expiration date: 17 January 2018

Our client is a leading global engineering services business, who provide a full turn-key service through conception, design and construction for a range of complex projects within both the public and private sectors.

Short Description:

They are currently seeking a talented and enthusiastic Architectural Technologist, with a strong technical and design knowledge of building components and a proven experience of producing construction drawing packages and specifications. 


Roles and Responsibilities:

The role will primarily involve taking projects from the initial Stage 2 Concept Stage through to Stage 3 Developed Design with the aim to achieve a PCSA agreement with the client for the Stage 4 and & 5 work stages. The successful candidate will be a core member of the FED Consulting team but will be expected to work within the Architectural Team on Stage 4 and 5 projects as the business needs dictate.

The candidate will be fully mobile and be available to work on projects around the UK attending client and design team meetings as necessary.

  • Responsibilities will include:-
  • Undertaking site surveys
  • Attendance of Client workshops.
  • Feasibility studies
  • Front end design studies
  • Site Masterplanning
  • Producing detailed and highly accurate technical drawings in both Revit and AutoCAD
  • Clash detection and reporting using Navisworks
  • Specification writing using NBS
  • Planning and Building Regulation Applications
  • 3D visualisations

Person Specification:

The successful candidate will have strong technical design background and have a good knowledge of UK Building Regulations and Town Planning procedures.
Applicants should be proficient in Revit and AutoCAD, Sketch Up experience is desirable.
HND / HNC qualified in relevant subject.
Membership of CIAT is preferred with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in practice.

 

Manchester - M20

 

 


Rate: £14.00ph

Industry: Business Support

Job Type: Contract

Location: North West

Reference: 28223jr

Posted at: 17 October 2017

Expiration date: 17 January 2018

Be the focal point for Customers placing orders, understand customer needs and handle orders in an accurate and timely manner ensuring their needs are fully met. Using SAP for order processing.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Focal point of Customers placing orders, use of SAP for order processing, principle focus of communications between the Customer, the haulier, local planning, the loadpoint and the business in fulfilling orders to agreed customer portfolio ensuring the customer receives the right product in the right place at the right time.

Person Specification:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills i.e., concern for impact, effectively communicating in order to influence, acts to preserve long term relationships and takes action to have desired effect. Proactive communication with customer
  • Able to challenge others to find best customer solution
  • A good level of initiative is required – takes action before being asked, questions, offers proposals and suggests improvements to ways of working
  • Tenacity

Essential Experience:

  • A Level or equivalent - HND, ONC, NVQ3/4
  • 2 years’ experience in customer facing role.

Technical skills:

  • Fluent in customer languages and English Excellent telephone manner
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills Problem solving
  • Multi-tasking capability
  • Well development IT/numeracy skills Good commercial acumen Product/Plant knowledge
  • Contractual and Competition Law Awareness

Salary: Up to £25,000

Industry: Business Support

Job Type: Permanent

Location: North West

Reference: 28224jr

Posted at: 17 October 2017

Expiration date: 17 January 2018

Export order processing. Ensuring that all orders conducted on a Letter of Credit basis meet the terms of that Credit.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • To process orders received from Export Customers, efficiently and accurately in accordance with agreed Customer and Business requirements in co-ordination with production storage sites and service providers.
  • Be the focal point for Customers and Overseas Agents placing orders, liaising with Sales and Local Planning to determine acceptability of terms and conditions.  Handling orders in an accurate and timely manner ensuring that needs are fully met.

Person Specification:

Excellent interpersonal skills, concern for impact, effectively communicating in order to influence, acts to preserve long term relationships and takes action to have desired effect. Proactive communication with customer.  Able to challenge others to find best customer solution.  A high level of initiative is required and good commercial acumen.  


Essential Experience: 

  • A Level or equivalent – HND, ONC, NVQ3/or Belgian Secondary School Leaving Certificate or equivalent.  2 years’ experience in customer facing role.
  • Export experience – working within Product planning, Logistics etc.