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Vehicle Testing Graduate Engineer

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Work type: Graduate Position
Location: Gaydon, Warwickshire
Categories: Vehicle Engineering

We are recruiting for 2 x Vehicle Testing Graduate Engineers, where each of you will become a valued part of our Vehicle Integration team. The purpose of this role is to contribute to the success of vehicle testing and development. This isn’t a desk-based role as you’ll be working around the testing facility.

As a Vehicle Testing Graduate Engineer, you are a solution-focused team player who can work under stress and high pressure, building relationships with ease. You’ll gain a clear understanding within the development team pre-empting any issues that may arise from testing and working collaboratively with other departments and team members to find a resolution making proposals for countermeasures.  You would relish the opportunity to thrive in this role, as it is a key position within vehicle development. Your ability to learn on the job and quickly adapt within the first year is crucial, as you may face around 100 to 200 issues that will provide you with valuable learning experiences.

You’re not the type to shy away from challenges or lack interest in problem-solving. This isn't a role for someone who seeks an easy way out. You won't be simply going through the motions, as this role demands active participation. You don't want to be in a role that doesn't provide you with meaningful challenges as you relish the opportunity to constantly learn and grow.

In this role, you will be given the chance to make a significant impact. What's important to you is being able to deal with complex problems and have the opportunity to showcase your skills. You will be working towards finding solutions within tight time constraints and managing multiple tasks effectively.

The Key Requirements...

  • MSc Engineering degree either in Mechanical or Electrical
  • Keen interest in Automotive
  • Solution-focused mindset

At Aston Martin, we are proud of our brand history and the family feel we have within our organisation. We believe in the breadth of exposure that working with us provides.

Here at Aston Martin, our mission is to embark on an exciting new era for the business, and we need the very best people to write their own chapter on our journey to becoming the world's most desirable ultra-luxury British performance brand. Our purpose is to become the world's most desirable ultra-luxury British brand, and we are striving to achieve this goal.

Joining Aston Martin, you'll be part of a business that is working towards becoming the world's most desirable ultra-luxury British brand. You will be helping us to achieve our goals and be part of our plans for the future. 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, you will have ample opportunities to learn and grow. Your future will be filled with exciting career possibilities within Aston Martin whether that’s within a testing role, vehicle program, or another internal department of interest.

This scheme is a real hands-on role where you’ll be more than just another number. You’ll have a real opportunity to learn and develop within the role. People stay with our business because of the trust we place in them. We are proud of the culture we have built and the employees who choose to work with us. We are known for our brand history and our commitment to excellence.

The scheme…

This is a two-year rotational scheme within different areas of the Vehicle Integration department, where you’ll spend specific periods gaining invaluable experience and knowledge within key business areas.

This scheme starts on Monday 2nd September 2024.

What you’ll gain…

  • Enrol onto
    •  Route to Chartered Manager (CMI Level 5)
  • Hands-on experience
  • Be an integral part of the team
  • Mon – Thurs 8am – 5pm and Fri 8am – 1pm
  • Full-time onsite
  • in-person learnings
  • Gaydon-based with frequent travel across the UK to our other AML testing facilities.
  • Passport required – as you may be travelling to Spain/Italy/Germany etc overnight stays will be expected 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.


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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. 

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