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Chassis Controls Graduate

Apply now Job no: 510575
Work type: Graduate Position
Location: Gaydon, Warwickshire
Categories: Chassis, Vehicle Engineering

As our next Chassis Control Graduate, you’ll be a valued member of our Chassis team. As part of your role, you’ll learn how the department operates, and during your rotation understand the importance of other departments' deliverables which will help you gauge the bigger picture of how each department interlinks with each other.

The purpose of this role is to ensure the integration and advancement of the vehicle’s chassis. You will interact with various cross-functional teams weekly, cascading system attributes and monitoring the target-checking process. Your role will involve defining targets for single components and collaborating with the attribute and integrations team for validation. Additionally, you will be involved in control software development, performing vehicle-level and system-level simulations to define and validate high-level control logic.

Your desire for excellence and willingness to learn will enable you to apply what you have learned and deliver the best results You will thrive on the opportunity to work hands-on product and deal with various attributes of car functionality. After your second year, you will have the chance to test and drive prototypes, further expanding your skills and experience.

In this role, trust, unity, and courage are invaluable. Trust in the standardised processes and trust in your abilities will allow you to strive for perfection, even in repetitive tasks. The unity of the team and the courage to communicate effectively are essential for success.

To excel in this role, you'll need to be passionate about learning and applying your knowledge. Working effectively within a team and possessing excellent communication and interpersonal skills will be key. Additionally, you should have a strong desire for delivering the best results and be motivated by the opportunity to work hands-on product.

This role isn't about building cars, but rather providing a service therefore, ensuring clear and concise communication is crucial to avoid any problems, and you'll need to be self-engaged in learning the process. Although some tasks may be repetitive, your commitment to perfection will remain unwavering.

Are you ready to join our team and be instrumental in driving the success of our Chassis Control Graduate program? Submit your application today and seize the opportunity to develop your skills and contribute to the advancement of the automotive industry.

The Key Requirements...

  • MSc degree in either electronics or mechanical engineering
  • Showcase  high interest in mathematical logic
  • Able to demonstrate control theory

Joining Aston Martin, you'll become part of a business that is working towards becoming the world's most desirable ultra-luxury British performance brand. 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 at Aston Martin, your future will be filled with opportunities. There is a possibility of two career paths depending on which you prefer one as a project engineer delivering a specific platform within the team, or the other as a technical lead specialising in a specific software.

Here at Aston Martin, our mission is to embark on an exciting new era for the business. We are striving to become the world's most desirable ultra-luxury British brand, making the most exquisitely addictive performance sports cars for over 110 years.

At Aston Martin, we believe in our brand history, the family feels within our organisation, and the breadth of exposure we offer our employees. We are proud of our commitment to excellence and our reputation as an employer of choice.

This is an opportunity for you to be part of our journey and write your own chapter in our story. In this role, you'll have a chance to test and drive prototypes, work with hands-on products, and be part of a company built on a rich brand history.

People stay with our business because of our brand history, our commitment to excellence, and the pride they feel in being part of our organisation. We are known for our high-quality performance sports cars and our dedication to delivering the ultimate luxury experience.

The scheme…

This is a two-year rotational scheme within different areas of the Vehicle Engineering department, where you’ll spend specific periods gaining invaluable experience and knowledge within our key areas,  which may include

  • Full vehicle simulation
  • Software development (Electrical/Electronics)
  • Vehicle Attributes

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 7.30am – 4.30pm and Fri 7.30am – 12.30pm
  • Full-time onsite
  • in-person learnings
  • Gaydon based.


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 acknowledgment 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 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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