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SVO Launch Controller - SUP219

Apply now Job no: 493231
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Wellesbourne
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 supervise within Material Planning and Logistics the successful introduction of all SVO new model programmes and engineering changes whilst ensuring there is no disruption to the business.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks

  • MP&L lead for Nebula Programme
  • Ensure MP&L are ready for new model launch dates for SVO Programmes, including build phases, Mission gateway reviews and other milestones.
  • Ensure the smooth transition of engineering changes into the business.
  • Accountable for projecting future model obsolescent material risk and then putting actions in place to minimise this.
  • Accountable for managing a team of 2+ direct reports.
  • Represent MP&L in all SVO launch related meetings, ensuring all relevant parties are informed of any concerns raised and action is taken.  Work with the New Model Launch Team to track build status and ensuring the correct parts are available to support the build programme.
  • Develop and report out on metrics to show the progress of launch parts into the business. 
  • Co-ordinate the running of regular Open to Go meetings to identify issues and remove roadblocks to pre-production parts supply and Engineering changes.
  • To co-ordinate production parts issues between MP&L Material Planners and Purchasing to ensure the correct parts are supplied for the correct build phase.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Experience in new model launch introductions and engineering change is highly desirable.
  • Experience of supervision and people processes is highly desirable.
  • 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.
  • Computer Literate essential, Microsoft Excel essential.
  • Degree or Higher diploma qualified or equivalent preferable.

Remuneration Package:

  • Negotiable base salary in line with experience (from £42,000)
  • 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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