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Prototype Parts Supply Leader

Apply now Job no: 493051
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Wellesbourne
Categories: Product Development

 

Role:                           Prototype Parts Supply Leader

Department:               Product Development - Prototype Operations

Grade:                        9

Based at:                   Wellesbourne                      
Reports to:                Prototype Parts Operations Manager

Close date:               11th May 2018

 

Aston Martin’s state-of-the-art production facility in Wellesbourne, 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.

 

Role Overview:

 

Based in Wellesbourne, this role will supervise the everyday running of Prototype Stores and parts supply team providing all parts to support Pre-production builds.

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Supervision of Aston Martin Prototype Parts Supply Team, Stores Supervisor and Parts Pickers ensuring that all activities are carried out effectively and accurately
  • Manage the Pre-Production Bill of Material as required based on information from OTG meetings, picking and build feedback
  • Support VP Open to Go meetings and interrogate all information to generate reports and graphs ready for presentation at all business levels
  • Generate reports and present parts status in the Launch Control Meeting (LCM) and programme review meetings for all builds ensuring that all key risk areas are clearly identified
  • Be the single point of contact for all Prototype parts supply issues and take responsibility for identifying and implementing required solutions
  • Supervise vehicle scrapping exercises where required ensuring that all audit requirements are met
  • Raise orders where required to support Prototype Operations activities
  • Supervise and co-ordinate transportation of goods to off-site facilities where required ensuring that Dangerous Goods requirements are always assessed

     

Key Skills & Experience:

 

  • Extensive PowerPoint and Excel skills including linked reporting and automated data consolidation (Essential)
  • Experience of working in a logistics problem solving role (Essential)
  • Excellent knowledge of Bill of Material structures (Essential)
  • Experience of supervising a team of individuals (Essential)
  • Extensive knowledge of prototype build process and kitting methods (Essential)
  • Knowledge of parts scheduling and JIT supply (Essential)

     

Personal Attributes:

 

  • Highly organised with good leadership skills (Essential)
  • Confident individual with strong communication skills – written and verbal (Essential)
  • Excellent people management skills (Essential)
  • Able to build up good working relationships across a wide area of the business (Essential)

     

Benefits Package:

 

Package includes: Access to Ford / Mercedes Car Scheme, Private Medical cover, Health Shield Cash Plan, Individual Performance Bonus, Pension etc.

 

The post holder will undertake other duties as may be required to achieve the Company’s objectives, commensurate with the grading of the post.

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