Media Fleet Attribute Coordinator
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Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Gaydon, Warwickshire
Categories: Research and Development
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.
To assess and report on all attributes of the worldwide media vehicle fleet, ensuring all issues identified are recorded and rectified before vehicle release, ensuring standards are maintained globally and optimized/improved where possible. Also, to deliver high quality technical support as required on key media/customer events
Key Duties & Responsibilities:
Technical ownership of the standard of Media Vehicles prepared by the Media Vehicle Ops team
Assess and provide feedback on vehicles during their preparation (in terms of quality/attributes) during the prep process
Ensure standards are maintained throughout vehicle life with regular re-assessments
Prepare/develop vehicles for performance/comparison tests, and coach global teams on steps to prepare for such events.
Provide technical support to global regions to ensure their Media vehicle fleets are correctly maintained and prepared for key events
Develop Media Vehicle Ops Team preparation standards, processes and documentation as part of continuous improvement
Coordinate/lead technical support team for Aston Martin Experience events, and key global events requiring support such as Pirelli Hot Laps during F1 calendar.
Drive quality improvements by implementing quality monitoring processes within Media Ops, and support input into wider business processes such as ePDR and eCMS Concerns
Qualification & Experience:
Proven Vehicle Attributes Assessment skills
Previous Planning and Coordination Experience
Leadership of event or activity planning
Leadership within a small team
Leadership with direct reports
Technician and Workshop Management Experience
Flexible and adaptable to new situations
Ability to travel to support overseas events
Must be willing to work overtime at short notice both during the week and at weekends to support tight deadlines
Skilled in using Microsoft Planning and Coordination tools
Vehicle Diagnostics (EvoDiag, Canape, Inca)
Driving permit requirements
Able to operate within Workshop environment
Communication – Ability to communicate at all levels of hierarchy both written and verbally with a high degree of influence
Continuous improvement – As the department develops, the Media Fleet assessor will need to continue to develop their own skills and also input to the overall department’s system and process developments
Challenging Thinking – Necessary to ensure that the vehicles are presented to the Media appropriately, often in the face of pressure to ship vehicles to tight timescales.
Collaboration – An ability to work cross-functionally is a necessity, with a requirement to draw knowledge and support from multiple areas across the business.
Customer Focus – Media vehicles are the most critiqued vehicles, and therefore an understanding of the customer(s) (Journalists/VIPs etc.) and the products with a drive to meet exacting standards is essential.
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We understand that the incredible beauty, craft and art that defines an Aston Martin comes from the inclusion of our amazing people.
We welcome the unique contributions that you can bring in terms of your education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, colour, religion, disability, sexual orientation and beliefs. We celebrate diversity and are seeking applicants who can bring something different. Please speak to us if there is anything you need to support making an application with us.
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