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Senior Engineer - Trim and Final Assembly (Advanced Man Eng) (MAE049)

Apply now Job no: 492899
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.

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:

As part of a team of engineers responsible for the continuous improvement of the Assembly facility at Aston Martin you will be responsible for delivering robust process and quality improvements. The successful candidate will have experience of facility & tooling requirements, PFMEA & Process Control Plans, standardised process documentation, layout planning and statistical problem resolution. You will ensure that the highest quality build standards are achieved whilst ensuring the health & safety of technicians is never compromised.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • Process: To produce detailed Process Operation sheets including visual aids, torque & tooling detail, quality requirements and safety info.
  • Facilities / Layout: Working with Logistics & Facilities Engineers to determine efficient station layouts including modifications to existing facilities, racking & part presentation requirements, liaising with external suppliers of equipment and compiling necessary documents for implementation and approval.
  • Manpower:  Working with IE's to develop effective manpower requirements reflecting volume mix and model specification including methods improvements to achieve hours per car target.
  • Tooling: To select the appropriate Jigs and Fixtures, including specialised hand tools and power tool requirements to meet vehicle quality and hours per car targets whilst ensuring operator safety targets are achieved.
  • Health and Safety: To liaise with the Health & Safety department to ensure all processes & materials are suitable for the manufacturing environment. 
  • Production Support: To investigate and help resolve Manufacturing Engineering related issues experienced in Production, providing timely containments to ensure that product quality is not compromised and ensuring that technicians are familiar with process changes.
  • Quality Improvements: To liaise with current vehicle engineering to ensure new or modified product content is integrated seamlessly into the production environment. To also provide dedicated 'hands-on' dimensional continuous improvements through fixture management processes.
  • Technical Support: Provide information about build process / sequence and technical specifications.
  • Design for Assembly: To communicate best practices to Product Engineering to improve station ergonomics, hours per car and built in quality including poke yoke or error proofing
  • Meeting Attendance: To represent Manufacturing Engineering at the various planning meetings to review status and provide feedback.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • A recognised engineering apprenticeship with relevant experience in the Automotive/Aerospace industry.
  • ONC minimum qualification with HNC / Degree preferred.  The successful candidate will have previous Manufacturing Engineering experience, with a good understanding of problem resolution and an ability to interrogate and interpret data.
  • A willingness to adopt new ideas with an open mind to low volume constraints is essential.
  • Experience in automotive manufacturing environments would be advantageous.  Please state relevant experience on your application.

Remuneration Package:

Negotiable base salary in line with experience (from £34k)

  • 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.

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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