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Project Engineer:Doors - IEM 135

Apply now Job no: 492880
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Gaydon, Warwickshire
Categories: Research and Development

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.

Due to the significant growth Aston Martin has experienced in recent years we now benefit from being a true multi-site organisation, and as such this role could be based at a number of sites, including Gaydon, Wellesbourne and Milton Keynes

Job Purpose

Lead the design and development of door trim to meet performance targets

Key Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Benchmarking activities, creation of future strategy plans and archetype definition
  • Level 2 and component target setting to support new vehicle programmes
  • Creation of design specification, concept schemes and definition of master sections
  • RFI creation, Engineering Concept Matrix compilation and System Selection proposals
  • Accountable for DFMEAs, Lesson Learnt reviews and Failure Mode Avoidance activity planning
  • Design Validation Plan compilation in conjunction with Body Development and Programme Attribute Team
  • Plan design activity and release points to meet programme timing
  • Creation of Supplier D&D statement of work and RASIC generation
  • PBoM generation, BoM set-up, CAD development to support Virtual Series reviews
  • Accountable for Concept Location Strategy document to support tolerance studies
  • Lead cross functional design reviews to meet cost, quality and performance targets
  • Support Optical Quality reviews and Surface Definition to support Styling releases
  • Owner of FESO document including engineering deviations as required
  • Author of Engineering Release packs for all commodities
  • Raise risks & opportunities in Cost Management System to track cost movements
  • Manage concerns, containments and permanent corrective actions as required
  • Update Design Guidelines and Engineering Standards to reflect latest learning

 Qualification and Experience

  • Engineering degree (or equivalent)
  • Extensive experience within Automotive Engineering product development
  • Extensive experience in the design of Door Trims on new vehicle programmes
  • Proven track record in design and delivery of Interior Trim
  • Experience of leadership or clear evidence of leadership ability.
  • Familiar with failure mode avoidance techniques including DFMEA
  • Proficient in MS Office tools: Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Good understanding of manufacturing techniques
  • Proficient in the use of Teamcentre / VisMockup to interrogate CAD designs and drawings
  • CAD Literate (Preferably Siemens NX) 
  • Intuitive Knowledge of fundamental engineering theory
  • Thorough, date-driven approach to solving engineering issues
  • Self-starting and self motivated
  • Excellent organisational skills, ability to deliver under pressure
  • Confident communicator - able to present at design reviews and technical forums

Remuneration Package:

  • Salary: Circa £45,000
  • 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 – Single 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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