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Project Engineer - Switchgear

Apply now Job no: 505477
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Gaydon, Warwickshire
Categories: Electrical

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.

Job Purpose:

The purpose of the Senior Engineer – Switchgear role is to lead the development of new or modified switch systems.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Lead the successful delivery of new and modified Switchgear projects from concept to production.
  • Work with the function owners and integration engineers to create system specifications that meet all current and future requirements.
  • Develop commodity timing plans to support delivery of ‘Mission’ milestone actions.
  • Understand technology trends and generate system proposals for inclusion on future programmes.
  • Produce and control supporting design documentation to demonstrate robust development process. To include Design Failure Modes and Effects Analysis, Design Verification Plans, Engineering Release, Concern Resolution and sign-off reports.
  • Prepare and present strategy and status reports to senior management.
  • Support vehicle build and launch activities. Investigate, contain and resolve issues as they arise.
  • Support Purchasing department in defining future commodity strategy.

Qualification & Experience:

Behaviours:

  • Collaboration – builds & maintains effective relationships within own function as well as across departments.  Collaborates within teams to achieve goals.  Team player who supports others during team discussions without being asked to do so.
  • Customer focus – always focuses on high attention to detail & demonstrates accuracy in their work.
  • Communication – ensures communication has a clear purpose, is factual, accurate & provided at the right time.  Proactively shares information with colleagues & stakeholders. Communicates and presents information in a clear and engaging manner to all stakeholders. Listens well to others and confirms understanding.
  • Commitment – takes ownership of objectives, work activities & behavior, & makes informed decisions backed by data.  Commits to deadlines & achieving milestones.   Identifies gaps in knowledge and actively seeks out opportunities to address them.
  • Continuously challenge & improve – takes initiative & uses data to challenge traditional ways of thinking & improve processes & working practices.  Evaluates own work and seeks feedback to question what more they could do to maximise achievement of team goals

Skills:

  • Competent in Microsoft Office toolset.
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills
  • Analytical
  • Microsoft project experience is desirable
  • Financial management skills
  • Must be able to project manage and work collaboratively with a cross-functional teams.

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