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Project engineer - Lighting - IEM152

Apply now Job no: 502042
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Gaydon, Warwickshire
Categories: Design, Manufacturing

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.

Job Purpose:

 

Design, release and approval of Lighting components and systems to deliver required functionality to agreed cost, timing and quality targets.

 

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:

 

  • Commodity Ownership:
    • Manage 5-year commodity strategy & get relevant new technologies to implementation ready within agreed Function budget, resource & timing. 
    • Create engineering guideline documents and archetypes for platform and non-platform engineered components.
    • Define to application engineer resource requirements (internal & external) for platform commodities.
    • Manage lighting commodity CAD BOM.
  • Engineering:
    • Ensure components are designed and engineered robustly using standard engineering toolsets.
    • Support pre-production builds, ensuring build concerns are contained and resolved in the required timeframe.
    • Develop lighting concepts in CAD, prior to supplier sourcing.
    • Define requirements for owned and interfacing components.
    • Create and maintain component specifications.
  • Delivery:
    • Lead cross-functional team to deliver components to the programme QCWFT (quality, cost, weight, function and timing) requirements.
    • Ensure that the commodity meets the Feature plan (with the component suppliers), creating & managing recovery plans as required.  Includes releasing components (BoM, tooling launch).
    • Monitor internal & external resource utilisation to identify potential efficiency improvements for the next programme.
  • Validation:
    • Create & manage the commodity’s virtual & physical DV plan.
    • Ensure effective report writing to evidence component and system compliance to specification.
    • Ensure that all concerns and testing issues are robustly resolved.
    • Complete FESO (Final Engineering Sign-off) documentation for commodities.

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

 

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Degree educated
  • Proven record of delivering Lighting commodities, including quality, cost, function, weight and timing.
  • Recent experience with Lighting or similar commodities.
  • Extensive knowledge of automotive development systems e.g. specification, releasing, concerns, containments, gateways and sign off documentation.
  • Experience of leading a cross functional team, including complex issue resolution.
  • Supplier management experience.
  • Complete knowledge of Product Development cycle from concept to launch completion.
  • Excellent technical engineering background and a comprehensive knowledge of using calculation and analysis to drive design.
  • Knowledge of automotive quality tools and processes.
  • Extensive knowledge of the manufacturing processes to create Lighting components.

 

Renumeration package                                   

  • Competitive Salary 
  • Access to Mercedes and FCA car lease scheme.
  • Private Medical Cover - Single cover, Family cover at an additional cost.
  • Health Shield Cash Plan.
  • 26 days annual leave + statutory bank holidays.
  • Company Performance Bonus Scheme.
  • Discount on our lease schemes with variety manufactures
  • Company pension scheme - Initial 3% company contributions rising (after two years' service) to double-matched company contributions of up to 12%.
  • A wide range of discounts with associated partners.

 

How to apply

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PLEASE NOTE: We reserve the right to close the vacancy to applications earlier should we receive sufficient applications.

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