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New Model Launch - Attribute Engineer - LAS004

Apply now Job no: 493484
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: St. Athan, South Wales
Categories: Design, Research and Development

A career at Aston Martin means joining one of the world's most respected luxury automotive brands. With this opportunity available now, you have the chance to join us in a truly special working environment that is fast-paced, rewarding and dynamic. The Construction of the new facility in South Wales is now fully underway and joining the team now means becoming part of the history of the iconic brand and contributing to the heritage of a prestigious product.

The Launch team are responsible for ensuring the flawless introduction of a new product on to the production line.  Liaising across all areas of the business this position is responsible for bringing all stakeholders together to deliver key project milestones and ultimately, the delivery of a new Aston Martin. 

Job Purpose:

The role of the attribute engineer is to ensure accurate and proven engineering structures are in place meeting the attribute target set. The role will require the individual to focus on the engineering from concept CAD and follow through pre-builds and into SOP to confirm the final delivery of the attribute target for the vehicle is achieved.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Support the initial attribute target setting process with the VEM team.
  • Support benchmarking and best in class recommendations including support of new technologies and proving of these at either part or system level.
  • Understand the attribute target and how the proposed structure will achieve it. Confirm the feasibility of achieving the targets set.
  • Evaluate through CAD analysis the design proposal and raise necessary concerns to the structure owner for resolution.
  • Follow any concerns raised through CAD evaluations with the owner to ensure suitable solutions are applied.
  • Re-evaluate and assess through virtual build process, progression of the design structure to achieve set targets.
  • Report status of the EBHS & Waterleak attributes through LCM / Gateway events
  • Evaluate and support during physical builds the performance of the attribute, track and report out to senior management on a weekly basis.
  • Create and manage test reports to communicate the status of the attribute.
  • Attend and support PMST to drive design resolution
  • Be the responsible point of contact and take ownership for any containments necessary to resolve any components or vehicles that are away from meeting the attribute target.
  • Implement initial containments and vehicle repairs to support pre-production and SOP vehicle progression
  • Drive ownership of containment to the responsible department
  • Communicate back to the attribute owner, engineering changes required to reach a desirable countermeasure
  • Follow the concern management process to countermeasure and close concerns from pre-production build before next build phase or SOP
  • Complete the concern resolution by programme handover at SOP+90 with concern freeze by SOP+60
  • Capture learning points and reflections into the design standards, QHR, DVP, DFMEA, etc. as required

Qualifications & Experience

  • Engineering Degree or equivalent qualification is essential
  • Experience within Programme or project management
  • Automotive experience is desirable
  • Experience within New product launch development
  • Broad Engineering and manufacturing knowledge
  • Finance awareness


Remuneration Package:

  • Negotiable base salary in line with experience (from £38,000)
  • 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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