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Expert - Base Engine Design - PTN241

Apply now Job no: 500896
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Gaydon, Warwickshire
Categories: 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:

Lead the design of engine projects from concept to completion.



Key Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • Lead design teams - internal and external
  • Maintain a design overview across engine systems ensuring compatibility
  • Creation of 3D concept models and detailed design schemes on Siemens NX
  • Checking of 2D drawings
  • Define the engine BOM
  • Checking and interrogation of design proposals from both internal and external designers
  • Work closely with analysis teams to optimise the systems
  • Analysis and interpretation of physical test results to correlate simulation and validate design function
  • Extensive supplier liaison and cost optimisation
  • Achieve target package clearances
  • Develop close working relationships with the external partners



Qualifications & Experience:

  • Minimum 7 years of experience in hands-on engine design roles
  • Minimum 3 years on Siemens NX CAD software
  • Working across functional teams effectively to deliver viable design solutions
  • Successful delivery of turbocharged gasoline engine projects to production
  • Volume manufacturing processes – casting, machining, fabrication, forming
  • Failure investigations and problem solving
  • Managed concern resolution
  • Managing and developing external engineering resource
  • Leading small design teams
  • Following and supporting a production launch
  • BOM management
  • Driving optimisation through analysis
  • Close collaboration with test teams, understanding instrumentation and data analysis
  • Working within an OEM environment
  • Formal releasing procedures and design change management


Renumeration package            

  • One management lease vehicle and access to another vehicle via the Mercedes scheme.
  • 7.5% annual target bonus, with the opportunity to earn up to a maximum bonus of 15%.
  • Company pension scheme - Initial 3% company contributions rising (after two years' service) to double-matched company contributions of up to 12%.
  • 26 days annual leave + statutory bank holidays.
  • Discount on our lease schemes with variety manufactures.
  • Private Health Insurance – Single Cover.
  • Health Shield Cash Plan.
  • 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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