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Salary: £35,000

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Permanent

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 28510bl

Posted at: 30 November 2017

Expiration date: 28 February 2018

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.

Job Purpose:
To coordinate and undertake development and sign off testing to Aston Martin Engineering Test Specifications, supporting Electrical commodity owners in the delivery of their module

Key Responsibilities and Tasks:
• Improve the electrical department’s documentation of test requirements.
• Create Engineering Test Procedures in conjunction with Integration Engineers.
• Contribute to FMEA brainstorming and the translation into engineering targets.
• Define testing requirements at the outset of a project.
• Support test requirement creation and use cases.
• Perform General labcar and vehicle testing support as required by mainstream development activities.
• Work with sub contracted agencies to conduct testing on Aston Martin’s behalf.
• Analyse test data; creating engineering reports based on findings.
• Provide direct technical feedback into Engineering.
• Drive robust troubleshooting of testing problems both on location and remotely
• Write technical reports in support of Electrical testing development.
• Undertake other tasks in support of Electrical department or company objectives.
• Influence AML Product Development best practice standards and procedures.

Qualifications and Experience:
• Educated to engineering Degree/HND level
• Experience gained within automotive testing
• Direct experience of electrical fault finding
• Must have experience within an automotive/aeronautical industry.
• Experience with dSPACE or other automated test equipment would be beneficial
• Working knowledge of automotive systems
• Ability to lead and work within teams effectively.
• Experience in managing external suppliers
• Must be able to define and conduct relevant system testing to validate designs.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Understanding of vehicle network communications and protocol.
• Must possess an engineering mind-set and logical approach to problem solving.
• Ability to manage large workloads in a high-pressure environment with conflicting priorities
• Ability to analyse and validate supplier test data
• Must be able to work under their own initiative with minimum supervision to deliver objectives.
• Should have good presentation skills.
• Should have a good understanding of engineering process and a working knowledge of industry standard tool sets (FMEA, DVP, Six Sigma, PPAP etc.).

The successful candidate must hit the ground running within a well-established team under significant daily pressure of work.  Having strong character attributes as well as the necessary knowledge and experience as above.  The ideal candidate will be open-minded and lateral thinking in the face of stiff timing and product targets, with the ability to build strong working relationships.  The candidate must be proactive and trust their initiative using minimum supervision to produce practical solutions.

Other information:
• The successful candidate should be prepared to travel when necessary to fulfil this role.
• The successful candidate should hold a full driving license

How 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: We reserve the right to close the vacancy to applications earlier should we receive sufficient applications.


Salary: £45,000 to £50,000 pa

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Permanent

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 28507-bl

Posted at: 29 November 2017

Expiration date: 28 February 2018

Description: The purpose of this role is to deliver Electrical & Electronics application commodities and represent platform commodities in the programme team.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:

Business Planning:

  • Define the Electrical & Electronics Function’s change content in response to the Strategic Evaluation Letter. Work with Product Cost Estimating to set commodity Financial targets based on defined archetypes & strategic suppliers.
  • Support Programme Manager and Concept Leader to balance performance and cost targets.
  • Define programme’s Electrical & Electronics engineering resource requirements (internal and external).

Engineering:

  • Work with Concept Leader to ensure that platform commodities and functional archetypes are applied, and that Function commodities integrate effectively with other commodities to achieve overall vehicle targets.
  • Use external engineering partners as required to deliver non-platform commodities in line with the functional archetypes and engineering guidelines, using Electrical & Electronics Performance Engineers to ensure system-level targets are achieved.
  • Ensure platform commodities are delivered (by platform engineers) to achieve the programme’s cascaded system level targets.

Delivery:

  • Co-located with Programme Manager, collaborates with cross-functional programme team including application engineers from other Functions, Vehicle Performance & Concept, Purchasing, Manufacturing & Quality to deliver the programme QCWFT (quality, cost, weight, function and timing) requirements.
  • Plan Electrical & Electronics Function programme delivery to achieve the VPP.
  • Ensure that platform engineers & external engineering partners achieve the plan (with their component suppliers), creating & managing recovery plans as required. Includes releasing application components & driving ETRS for platform components.
  • Monitor internal & external resource utilisation to identify potential efficiency improvements for the next programme.

Validation:

  • Creates & manage the Function’s virtual & physical DV plan.
  • Ensures effective report writing to identify potential efficiency improvements for the next programme.
  • Ensure that all concerns are robustly resolved. First port of call for build issues. Includes resolving concerns on application components & driving concern resolution for platform components.
  • Complete FESO documentation for application commodities, drive completion for platform commodities.
  • Guarantees the functional & technical delivery of the system to the project.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Engineering Degree or equivalent
  • Preferably Chartered Engineering status or equivalent
  • Proven record of delivering Electrical or Electronics commodities, including quality, cost, function, weight and timing.
  • Experience of more than one of the following commodities is preferred: infotainment, audio, cluster & displays, tracker & e-call, antennas, switchgear, lighting, camera & PDCs, body electronics, power management, EDS
  • Extensive knowledge of automotive development systems e.g. releasing, concerns, containments, gateways and sign off documentation.
  • Experience of leading a cross-functional team, including complex issue resolution.
  • Proven management of outsourced projects
  • Supplier management experience
  • Complete knowledge of Product Development cycle from concept to launch completion
  • Excellent technical engineering background and a comprehensive knowledge of using calculation and analysis to drive design.
  • Excellent knowledge of automotive quality tools and processes.
  • Extensive knowledge of the manufacturing processes to create the components or systems.
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills at all levels
  • Confident presenter
  • Analytical
  • Microsoft Project experience is desirable
  • Excellent financial management skills
  • Must be able to manage large workloads in a high-pressure environment and prioritise accordingly.
  • Must be able to project manage and work collaboratively with a cross-functional team.
  • Ability to lead and inspire a team
  • Able to communicate confidently and clearly
  • Able to set and deliver targets
  • Strategic thinking and decision making skills
  • Resilient and driven to succeed; goal orientated
  • Strong technical focus, high-quality mindset.
  • Clean driving license
  • Travel may be required, UK & overseas.

 


Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 pa

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Permanent

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 28495-swh

Posted at: 28 November 2017

Expiration date: 28 February 2018

Job Purpose: The role exists to work with the minimum of supervision within the Body Interiors department on the design, development and release of interior trim components. The primary role is to support the Lead Engineer in the production of finished designs and drawings ensuring all programme and component attribute/performance targets have been met or exceeded.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • Review of detailed drawings to AML drafting standards including identification of SC’s/CC’s, reference points and individual part tolerances
  • Preparation and ownership of engineering release packs where required
  • Work under the direction of the Lead Engineer on a day to day basis
  • Support the Lead Engineer in the development of components to meet the targets
  • Support CAD Engineer in the development of robust designs
  • Support pre-production build events
  • Support virtual build events
  • Support tolerance studies to ensure manufacturing compatibility
  • Support generation of DVP and DFMEA studies
  • Ownership of concerns resolution including interim containment actions where required
  • Liaison with external suppliers on technical issues
  • Liaison with internal departments as required

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent within an engineering related discipline with automotive experience in component design.
  • Experience of legislative and DV requirements for the design of interior trim.
  • Experienced in the design of interior trim componentry, specifically Centre Console
  • Knowledge of Interior trim components, plastic injection mouldings, Vac formed parts, S-RIMM, machined metal products and metal bracketry, etc.
  • Knowledge of leather trimming and mechanism systems would also be advantageous.
  • A working knowledge of component manufacturing, tooling requirements & lead times. 
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Good ability to clearly present information to all levels of the organisation.
  • Siemens NX CAD experience would be a great advantage
  • Knowledge of AML MISSION (AMPCS) process and participation in a PMST would be beneficial.
  • Knowledge of the Failure Mode Avoidance techniques and processes would be an advantage.
  • The ideal candidate will be a focused, highly motivated, results orientated individual who works well under pressure and can work to a given deadline.
  • Ability to work well within a team environment is essential.
  • Driving licence, Medical clearance to drive company vehicles.

Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 pa

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Permanent

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 28516-swh

Posted at: 01 December 2017

Expiration date: 01 March 2018

Job Purpose: The main purpose of this role is to support designs, simulations and improvements of Chassis systems from concept through to production.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • Support the generation of Chassis system targets and documentation.
  • Support hard point generation, progression and official release.
  • Generate nominal bush, spring and ARB stiffness’ for builds.
  • Develop tuneable part requirements and distribute to Component Engineers.
  • Generate and maintain Chassis tuneable part trackers
  • Maintain documentation for Chassis System status versus targets
  • Support characterisation of tuneable parts and generation of component data for CAE models
  • Support tolerance requirements for Chassis hard points and tuneables
  • Support investigations within Chassis department into ride, handling and steering problem resolution and continual improvements.
  • Analyse vehicle test data such as K&C results and correlate with Simulation data.
  • Work with Vehicle Attribute areas to ensure chassis concepts are compatible with vehicle level targets.
  • Support problem solving/quality teams as directed by management.
  • Keep abreast of technical developments within the industry.
  • Liaise with Manufacturing to ensure Chassis and Manufacturing requirements are met.
  • Assist with component and system benchmarking.


Qualification & Experience:

  • Engineering Degree in appropriate discipline
  • Extensive Chassis design and component experience.
  • Experience working with tuneable parts in an OEM
  • Experience of setting and maintaining Chassis system targets
  • Good understanding of Chassis Dynamic properties and tuning.
  • Competent with Chassis CAE software (ADAMS/CAR, SHARK, VI-Grade Car Real Time)
  • Good working knowledge of Matlab
  • Working knowledge of Suspension, Braking, and Steering systems
  • Knowledge of Mission Product Development process or equivalent (GPDS, FPDS)
  • Strong time management, accuracy, diligence, ability to balance and prioritise multiple tasks to meet customer needs
  • Competent in all Microsoft Office applications

 


Rate: £30 - £32 per hour

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Contract

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 28477ms

Posted at: 23 November 2017

Expiration date: 23 February 2018

The purpose of this role is to plan, co-ordinate and deliver modelling and simulations for engines and engine systems using appropriate simulation tools, also orchestrate engine CAE analysis activity and report into engine system and project groups.

Key responsibilities
Deliver new or modified Engine System(s) into production by achieving:
Function:  Co-ordinate and control all CAE simulation and analysis activity across all engine projects. Plan and deliver 1D simulation internally to support the engine concept and project DVP requirements. Orchestrate the delivery of all analysis activity to support the engine DVP requirements using appropriate internal and external resource. Maintain all in house CAE software and hardware, and evolve AML capability appropriate to project demands.
Quality:  Support engine projects deployment of AML engineering quality systems (FMEAs, Robustness Studies, QHR) to prevent, identify and resolve potential quality concerns via CAE simulation and analysis.
Cost:  Support the engine system groups to identify and deliver cost effective product and engineering solutions. Track and report the prescribed CAE budget for each project.
Weight:  Support the engine system groups to achieve weight targets through design and analysis solutions.
Package:  Support the engine system groups to achieve packaging compliance through design and analysis solutions.
Programme: Use the AM-Mission system to track progress virtual series in completing Unit Gateway and Checkpoint deliverables. Present system simulation and analysis report data to support design reviews, AML Package Meetings and Powertrain PMT meetings.
Planning: Define and manage all engine CAE activity to support timely and budgeted completion of all DVP tasks commanded by each project.
FMA: Support system DFMEAs and input to manufacturing PFMEAs where appropriate.
Issue Resolution: Report CAE based engineering Concerns via AML eCMS and within the timing guidelines. Support appropriate deployment of problem solving tools where required (8D, 6Sigma).
FDJ (final data judgement): Through virtual series and DVP, support project FDJ to achieve systems readiness declaration.
FEC (final engineering completion): Through virtual series and DVP, support project FEC to achieve systems engineering sign off.
Benchmarking: Evaluate industry CAE software technologies and evolutions appropriate for simulation and analysis across all engine sub-systems.
 

Qualifications and Experience:
• Educated to Degree level or higher in an engineering discipline, or equivalent relevant experience (see below).
• Technical capability in 1D engine simulation (or similar CAE competency).
• Previous delivery using engine or powertrain CAE applications
• Gasoline engine system or sub-system design and/or development experience.
• Working as part of an engineering product development team within a product development process.
• Plan and track the spend of CAE activity to ensure that it can be completed within the available budget.
• Must be able to present technical information to peers and management.
• Must be able to write technical and project reports as required.
• Knowledge of TCE (TeamCentre Engineering) and Visualization Mockup.
• Working ability of CAD (preferably Unigraphics NX)
• Proficient in office software (Outlook, Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Project)
• To operate successfully in this role, the candidate should be able to prioritise multiple tasks on a day to day level, must be flexible and able to communicate at all levels.
• The successful candidate must also be self-motivated and driven to achieve results.

Other Information:
• The role is office based with engineering support for prototype workshop and production line as required.
• There will be visits to suppliers’ facilities / testing locations (UK and worldwide) or the engine manufacturing plant.
• Driving licence and medical clearance in needed to use high speed tracks and hot and cold environmental chambers if required to support development activities.


Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per year

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Permanent

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 28476bl

Posted at: 23 November 2017

Expiration date: 23 February 2018

To co-ordinate departmental Total Delivered Cost (TDC) programme initiatives. The engineer will orchestrate and collate the department groups to generate cost-saving activity, whilst acting as a single point of contact for representing Powertrain Engineering to the business. It is a diverse role and would suit a candidate with a desire to broaden their knowledge of a variety of commodities as well as develop their commercial skills.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:
• The Total Delivered Cost (TDC) of AML products and services determines the fundamental viability upon which the business operates financially. Opportunities to control and reduce costs further improve the company profitability. Such initiatives should add value to AML, in both financial and product quality forms, without being detrimental to the customer.
• Coordinate the Powertrain department groups to generate ideas for cost down initiatives on current and future vehicles through an application of total value management techniques; including brainstorming and workshop sessions.
• Guide and measure the implementation of cost down ideas from inception through to line trial and introduction, by liaising with the component platform leaders to ensure planned introduction and cost yield targets are achieved. Represent Powertrain as the single point of contact back into the business, particularly within the TDC management forum.
• Report out progress against cost down targets into weekly TDC control tower meetings and weekly Powertrain management meetings.
• Ensure targets and delivery are concurred by platform managers, confirming resource and funding commitment is identified to deliver agreed initiatives.
• The post holder will undertake other duties as may be required to achieve the company's objectives, commensurate with the grading of the post
 

Qualification & Experience:
• Minimum Degree level in Engineering or equivalent relevant experience.
• Experience within the automotive industry, preferably with a broad range of experience, ideally including Powertrain Engineering. Previous experience in applying total value management techniques to achieve cost reductions without impacting customer satisfaction. Experience of defining and delivering test plans to prove out impact of design changes on customer satisfaction
• Proficient in the use of Microsoft Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.
• Good ability to clearly present information to all levels of the organisation.
• Experience using CAD (particularly TeamCentre, Vis-Mock-Up and/or NX) advantageous
• Knowledge of value management techniques
• Experience delivering to product development processes
• Knowledge of AML Mission process would be beneficial.
• Knowledge and experience of Failure Mode Avoidance techniques.


Salary: £34,000 to £38,000 pa

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Wales

Reference: 28472-sw

Posted at: 22 November 2017

Expiration date: 22 February 2018

As a result of the growth of our business we now have a fantastic opportunity to join the Manufacturing Business Office team on the St Athan project as a Manufacturing Systems Engineer.

Description:
The purpose of this role is to support and develop the many systems that enable the production of our exquisite cars.  These systems include, Flags, EASE, Goldcrest DC Tooling and Siemens PLC.  The successful candidate will work alongside the Manufacturing Systems team to support additional systems such as Secure Gate and RFID systems.
This position will initially be based at our Gaydon facility to enable the successful candidate to learn the Aston Martin Way and be set for success when we move into our new home at St Athan in South Wales.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • Liaise with Quality engineers for functionality and product specifications in order to specify configuration of vehicle details within the Flags software.
  • Evaluate Flags system and look for improvements.
  • To ensure new model content is updated prior to launch.
  • To liaise with suppliers to ensure delivery requirements are achieved in a timely manner and within budget.
  • To validate Flags software releases and introduce controlled trial process.
  • To provide advice and assistance to production technicians, maintenance and systems in relation to system requirements and specifications.
  • To support Production via radio, telephone & email enquiries.
  • To ensure continuation of build through the production facility, with minimal downtime by adopting preventative maintenance philosophy.
  • Control and collate electrical RFT data and data collection methods to provide the business with the information required to improve electrical RFT.
  • Provide training of Flags System to members of staff as and when required.
  • Investigate the use of new technologies whilst supporting existing production tools such as Flags & RFID.
  • Attend interdepartmental meetings to resolve problems, coordinate changes when requested.

Duties:
The successful candidate will assist in the maintaining and developing work standards, Work Allocation Reports & supporting all Manufacturing Business Office related activities for current model.
To be considered for this role you must be able to demonstrate a strong logical approach in bespoke software configuration.  Well developed analytical, technical, interpersonal, client service and communication skills are key to the success of the role as is attention to detail, accuracy and the ability to understand source data structures.
Previous experience in creating stored procedures, functions and triggers for various business requirements, experience of data management and analytical skills will be highly regarded.
This is a demanding work environment where a calm, rational approach to problem solving under pressure is critical to achieving the desired outcomes. 
Exposure to the following software systems will be a distinct advantage: SQL/SQL Management Studio, Advanced skills in Excel, intermediate-Advanced skills in Visual Basic for Automation. Applicants must be able to analyse, understand and troubleshoot existing report coding.  Knowledge and used all latest features in T-SQL, MS Visual studio 2012 onwards, SQL Azure, .Net and MS SharePoint Development and integration with SQL code
Previous experience working in a relational database environment (SQL Server),  writing queries, analysing data and exposure to reporting concepts and tasks (operational or functionally) as well as preparing and presenting information to end-users in different formats will be well regarded in those applying for this role.  In addition we are seeking someone with previous responsibility for writing complex queries with optimal performance as per the business requirements and maintaining coding standards with version history.
In return we offer you an opportunity to join one of the world’s most iconic brands as part of the St Athan team who represent a new chapter in our exciting history.  You will work with dedicated, energetic, passionate people who are as excited by our future as you will be. 


Rate: £18.00 - £23.00 per hour

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Contract

Location: West Midlands

Reference: 26875-sw

Posted at: 07 September 2017

Expiration date: 07 December 2017

Job Purpose 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 co-ordinate the material, planning and logistics aspects of new model programmes, for a specific range of part numbers, and engineering changes whilst ensuring there is no disruption to the business.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • Represent MP&L in all launch related meetings, ensuring all relevant parties are informed of any concerns raised and action is taken. Work with the Launch Team to track build status and ensuring the correct parts are available to support the build programme.
  • To enforce all change discipline during all running changes to ensure stable BOM, reporting any concerns to the correct department and ensuring permanent corrective action is in place, in a timely manner.
  • Report out on metrics to show the progress of launch parts into the business.
  • Run regular Open to Go meetings to identify issues and remove roadblocks to running and carryover Engineering changes.
  • To coordinate production parts issues between MP&L Material Planners and Purchasing to ensure the correct parts are supplied for the correct build phase.


Qualifications & Experience:

  • Degree or Higher diploma qualified or equivalent preferable.
  • Experience of managing a New Model Launch in the automotive industry.
  • Knowledge of engineering change and Bill of Material structures.
  • Good computer skills and reporting competence. Microsoft excel and Powerpoint knowledge essential.
  • Analytical skills to set KPI’s and measure performance.
  • Post holder must be self-starting and confident in own ability to succeed.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills at all levels of the company.
  • An awareness of Aston Martin Product Creation System / Mission would be an advantage.
  • Ability to communicate with tact and diplomacy, together with the ability to work accurately and efficiently, taking resourceful action during periods of considerable pressure.
  • Must be comfortable engaging at all levels of the organisation.
     

Salary: £32,017 pa

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Permanent

Location: South East

Reference: 28491-dm

Posted at: 27 November 2017

Expiration date: 27 February 2018

Job Purpose: To assist the Workshop Controller and Service Manager to motivate and lead the team of technicians through effective communication. To carry out primary diagnosis where necessary. To assist technicians with diagnosis and testing where necessary. To carry out random quality checks and record findings and report any trends. Ensure effective team working by efficient use of labour/resource in conjunction with the Workshop Controller. Ensure all work is carried out in the most efficient way and to the highest standards To ensure the workshop is clean and tidy at all times and report any issues to the Workshop Controller. To carry out diagnostic road test with customers when required. Ensure warranty work is carried out as per Aston Martin Warranty Policies and Procedures.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • To continue to carry out all work required by a Grade A Technician.
  • To assist the Workshop Controller in co-ordinating daily team activities.
  • Enable team development to allow decisions to be made, (as appropriate).
  • Lead the team to monitor control and improve the quality level within the areas of identified responsibility.  Company and Customer quality standards will be referred to at all times.
  • Motivate and lead the team in the development of world-class performance in the establishment of housekeeping principals and adherence to safety/environmental regulations in line with a culture that leads to a team of self-discipline/control.
  • Maintain an effective level of communication at all times to Worksop Controller, Technicians, Service Reception Engineers and Service Manager.
  • To assist the Worksop Controller to ensure all technicians comply with Health and Safety Regulations at all times and report any incidents and concerns.
  • To monitor workshop equipment and all special tools and report any failures, damage and concerns.
  • To assist Workshop Controller with identifying technician training needs.
  • To deputise for the Workshop Controller in his absence.
  • To enhance the reputation of Aston Martin Works at every opportunity when interacting with others.
  • Liaise with Aston Martin Technical and Client Services to assist with the resolution of technical issues.
  • Qualifications and Experience:
  • To have an excellent understanding of all maintenance and repair techniques for current vehicles.
  • The job requires team leadership and the understanding of technician range of skills that are required within the area as may be required to act as emergency absence cover
  • Coaching and mentoring skills to enable effective team morale and performance.
  • Able to identify team strengths and weaknesses and report any training needs.
  • Needs to have the ability to use diagnostic skills to determine faults and lead a team in the rectification of such faults.
  • Computer Literate.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Aston Martin Driving Permit Level 3

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


Rate: £40-45ph

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Contract

Location: South East

Reference: 28423jh

Posted at: 14 November 2017

Expiration date: 14 February 2018

A vacancy has arisen for several Composite Design Engineers on a contract basis to work with our innovative motorsport technology client based in the Bedfordshire area.

Our client, a market leading motorsport brand in the design, development and manufacturing of forward thinking future motorsport technologies, is currently looking to secure Composite Design Engineers for a high performance road car project.

The contract is an initial 2month period with the right candidate requiring a strong background in the motorsport and automotive industries along with extensive knowledge of using Siemens NX Unigraphics software or similar.

Experience in Lamination and Ply Book would also be ideal.

 


Salary: 336,000-£40,000

Industry: Automotive

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Global / International

Reference: 28357dm

Posted at: 07 November 2017

Expiration date: 07 February 2018

The purpose of the role is to be responsible for developing and delivering quality disciplines relating to vehicle and component design, development and launch for all future vehicles within Aston Martin at our new site in St Athan, South Wales. Working closely with both the supply base and within AML to ensure new vehicles are delivered to the correct quality, volume and cost. Roles are available across several different commodities.

Job Purpose

The purpose of the role is to be responsible for developing and delivering quality disciplines relating to vehicle and component design, development and launch for all future vehicles within Aston Martin at our new site in St Athan, South Wales. Working closely with both the supply base and within AML to ensure new vehicles are delivered to the correct quality, volume and cost. Roles are available across several different commodities.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks
Within Quality at Aston Martin, our engineers have a wide range of roles and responsibilities, engaging all areas of the business, from Design, Purchasing, Product Development, Launch Teams, Manufacturing, After Sales, Dealerships and our supply Base. Worldwide travel, constant interaction with people and the drive to make the highest quality sports cars in the world requires flexible engineers with good communication and team work skills and a thirst for problem solving.
In the manufacturing plant at St Athan, South Wales, our engineers will bring new products into production through the development of parts, vehicle and supply base. Our engineers will also work closely with our manufacturing colleagues and monitor the success of the end product via our After Sales and network of dealerships worldwide. This ensures a wide ranging and absorbing job experience.

• Manage the delivery of off tool, off process 100% accurate parts and final part approval for responsible commodities through Aston Martin Part Approval Process (AMPAP)
• Use of automotive engineering quality tools (i.e. DFMEA, PFMEA, PPAP, APQP, 8D)
• Confirm supplier manufacturing capacity status and ensure no negative impact to supply and quality during new model launch.
• Work closely with our supply base to define improvement plans.
• Drive quality history reviews and campaign prevention related activities to ensure no repeat issues from previous models.
• Agree the vehicle and parts quality requirement with PD, programme, manufacturing and suppliers to exceed customer expectations.

Qualifications & Experience
• Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in teams of various sizes, across all areas and influence the delivery of those teams.
• Experienced problem solver.
• Skills in reliability and robustness engineering.
• Knowledge of Quality Tools and techniques for design.
• High degree of numeracy and knowledge of statistical techniques is also an advantage.
• Proven ability to lead cross functional team meetings and define clear improvement action plans.
• Ability to self-manage and work under pressure to deliver quality, production and engineering requirements and thrive in a dynamic and changing environment.


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