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New Model Quality Graduate

Apply now Job no: 510563
Work type: Graduate Position
Location: Gaydon, Warwickshire
Categories: Quality

As our next New Model Quality Graduate, you’ll be a valued member of our New Model Quality team. As part of your role, you’ll be instrumental in driving the quality of our vehicles to new heights.

Your ability to manage multiple conflicting tasks at any one time and prioritise will be crucial in this role. You’ll interpret high-level programme objectives to understand the tasks to be undertaken by the Quality teams and create plans to ensure deliverables are met. You will also work closely with the Quality Engineering teams to cascade vehicle programme requirements and obtain status updates.

Working within a team you’ll be responsible for creating and managing Vehicle Inspection Standards and Evaluation Instructions to enable accurate assessment of vehicle build performance. You will also drive the implementation of lessons learned to ensure the robustness of new designs. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to lead fixture-build activities, with the responsibility of controlling the budget and liaising with other departments to meet all requirements.

In order to excel in this role, you'll need to be an excellent communicator with the confidence and ability to present information to all areas of the business, from technician to the Chief Operating Officer. Your tenacity and natural drive to succeed will be key to you successfully fulfilling your responsibilities

You’re not the type to shy away from challenges or take the easy way out. You want a role where you can make a real difference in the quality of future vehicles. In this role, you will have the chance to interface with the rest of the business and put your point across. What’s important to you is integrity, openness, and unity. You want to be part of a team that values trust and works together to achieve excellence.

To you, this role is about being a leader and making significant contributions to the success of  Aston Martin. You’re excited to have the opportunity to work with a diverse team and influence the direction of our quality initiatives. In this role, you’ll be given the chance to develop your skills as a Quality professional.

If you are an ambitious and driven Graduate who thrives on day-to-day job variety and the ability to make a real difference, then this role is for you. Apply now and join our team where trust, openness, and unity are the foundations of our success.

The Key Requirements...

  • BEng Engineering degree within any discipline
  • Ability to work with others and communicate well across all levels
  • Any extracurricular activity that demonstrates working with others /teamwork.

At Aston Martin, we are proud of our brand history and the breadth of exposure we offer. We believe in embarking on an exciting new era for the business, and we're committed to becoming the world's most desirable ultra-luxury British performance brand.

Here at Aston Martin, our mission is to write our own chapter and become the world's most desirable ultra-luxury British brand. Our purpose is clear - to make the most exquisitely addictive performance sports cars and strive for excellence.

Joining Aston Martin, you'll be part of a business that is working towards achieving its goals. But no one builds an Aston Martin on their own. Behind these legends and landmarks are hundreds of dreamers, darers, and doers who make extraordinary things happen every single day. That's why the name of everyone who has ever worn our famous wings is inscribed on the wall of our factory.

Within this role, there is an opportunity to progress and become a New Model Quality Project Leader. You will gain skills and experience that will allow you to work across the Quality department, or the departments associated with new product launches.

This is an opportunity for you to make a real difference and be part of an agile business that is striving to change how we do things and how vehicle development happens. You will have exposure to all levels across the business and have the chance to make a big impact within the leadership team.

People stay with our business because of our brand history, the family feel, and the pride we take in our work. We are an employer of choice because of our commitment to excellence and our drive to become the best. Aston Martin is an organisation known for its exceptional performance and unparalleled luxury.

The scheme…

This is a two-year rotational scheme within different areas of Quality/Operations. You’ll spend specific periods gaining invaluable experience and knowledge within our key areas,  which may include

  • Plant Vehicle Team – you’ll learn about problem-solving and vehicle audits
  • Supplier Quality – how we develop quality parts with our supply base
  • New Model Launch – how we plan and build our pre-production vehicles


This scheme starts on Monday 2nd September 2024.

What you’ll gain…

  • Enrol in CMI (Chartered Management Institute) Level 5
  • Hands on experience
  • Be an integral part of the team
  • Mon – Thurs 7.30am – 4.30pm and Fri 7.30am – 12.30pm
  • Full-time onsite
  • in-person learnings
  • Gaydon-based with occasional travel to other sites within the UK and Europe as and when required.


The Benefits and Perks...

  • Starting salary £34,200
  • Salary increments (subject to performance and criteria being met)
  • Annual bonus (discretionary)
  • Pension Scheme
  • Medical Cover and Health Cash Plan
  • Life Assurance
  • Car Scheme
  • Plus, a wide range of discounts with associated partners


The Next Step and time frames...

On application, you will receive an email acknowledgement response of your application received. If you meet the criteria, then the following will apply. At each stage of the following process, you will be advised of the outcome.

  • Online psychometric gamification assessment (not timed)
  • Phone interview – with a member of the Talent Acquisition team (20 minutes)
  • In-person assessment centre – a chance to come and meet the team you’ve applied to join
  • Outcome – we will let you know the outcome of your assessment centre attendance


Don’t miss out on this great opportunity, apply today by clicking on the ‘apply now’ button.


Belong at Aston Martin

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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