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Leader - Mass Production Scheduling

Apply now Job no: 492554
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Gaydon, Warwickshire
Categories: Manufacturing

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.

Job Purpose

To lead overall mass production schedule creation & execution across AML & Supply base.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Liaise with Sales & other related Departments to ensure production plan/PTS reflects customer requirements
  • Create mass production build schedule
  • Allocate customer orders into vehicle ‘slots’ in the production schedule – ensure delivery dates are met, supply lead times respected and ensure production constraints are not broken.
  • Manage forecast management in the slots table
  • Update production volumes in system on a daily basis
  • Generate TLS and issue out to supply base
  • Manage the sales order amendment process – to ensure changes do not impact on production or existing supplier deliveries
  • Manage model year run out and run in planning.
  • Liaise with Launch Team for the scheduling of Product Development cars within Mass Production schedule
  • Ensure successful production schedule completion & control.
  • Lead company-wide production schedule control via Control Centre (daily meetings & as required)
  • Ensure “Build to Sequence” across all areas
  • Manage & own all related production control related data to maintain smooth flow & promote continuous improvement
  • Utilise actual experience & data of production system to initiate continuous improvement across all related KPI’s
  • Lead any special improvement activities, as required
  • Reflect learnings to New Model scheduling to improve new model scheduling through to job completion
  • Any other related tasks to maintain or improve production scheduling & execution.

    Qualifications and Experience

  • Experience in vehicle or production planning, ideally in the automotive industry (production).
  • An awareness of Aston Martin Production System / Lean Manufacturing 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.
  • Computer Literate with good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel essential.
  • Degree or Higher diploma qualified or equivalent preferable

Remuneration Package:

  • Negotiable base salary in line with experience (from £43,000)
  • Discount on our privilege lease scheme, either a Mercedes or Ford.
  • Contributory pension scheme – 3% matched for years 1 & 2, rising to double matched contributions from year 3 to a maximum employer contribution of 12%.
  • 26 days annual leave + statutory bank holidays.
  • Private Health Insurance – Family Cover.
  • Private Dental Plan – Single Cover.
  • A wide range of discounts with associated partners.

    How to apply

    There really has never been a better time to join Aston Martin Lagonda, with strong financial results, a significant growth plan in place, a new site nearing completion and arguably the strongest model line up in the Company’s history, so if you feel ready to take the next exciting step in your already successful career and become part of the AML family apply today for consideration

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

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

     

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