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New Vehicle Launch Graduate

Apply now Job no: 510564
Work type: Graduate Position
Location: Gaydon, Warwickshire
Categories: Quality

As our next New Vehicle Launch Graduate, you’ll be a valued member of our New Vehicle Launch 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.

To excel in this role, you'll need to be an assertive and analytical individual as you’ll be working with various departments to ensure the readiness for the start of production is secured by taking ownership of certain aspects of specific projects. Once the project is live, you’ll facilitate start-up meetings in the morning and run production readiness reviews once or twice a week and follow up on any build issues and containment, ensuring that all open actions are completed. You’ll have a mentor assigned who will support, guide and coach you to become fully competent within this role.

Working within a team, you'll be responsible for ensuring the production line is safeguarded from immature cars. You will delve into the depth of the product, conducting analytical checks to ensure everything is running smoothly. You won't be afraid to question things and will be motivated by meeting targets. This role isn't simply about doing the job; it's about being proactive, inquisitive, and achieving results.

As a New Vehicle Launch Graduate, you are an analytical, extrovert, and assertive individual, and you would thrive on the challenges that this role presents. The purpose of this role is to ensure that the production line is prepared for launch, and what would interest you is making a tangible impact. This role is a unique opportunity to be at the forefront of something innovative and exciting.

The Key Requirements...

  • Degree qualified in any discipline
  • Extracurricular activities with transferrable skills and experience in automotive
  • Show initiative through extracurricular activities
  • Any hobbies to showcase your skills

At Aston Martin, we take pride in our brand history and the family feel that permeates throughout the company. We believe in openness and are committed to providing our employees with a breadth of exposure to help them grow professionally.

Here at Aston Martin, our mission is to embark on an exciting new era for the business. Our purpose is to become the world's most desirable ultra-luxury British performance brand. For over 110 years, Aston Martin has been known for crafting the most exquisitely addictive performance sports cars, and now we need the very best people to help us write the next chapter of our journey.

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 working alongside dreamers, darers, and doers who make extraordinary things happen every day. Behind our legendary cars and iconic landmarks, there is a team of dedicated individuals, and the name of everyone who has ever worn our famous wings is inscribed on the wall of our factory.

Within this role, as a Launch Coordinator, you will have the opportunity to build some fantastic cars that are in a class of their own. You will be a part of a worldwide renowned brand and work on exciting products. The beauty of our brand is that nobody knows what you are working on, adding an air of mystery and excitement to your work.

People choose to stay with our business because we are proud of our brand history, we are an employer of choice, and we are known for creating outstanding products. This is an opportunity for you to be a part of something great and make a tangible impact. We are confident that with your courage and dedication, you will thrive in this role.

The scheme…

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

  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Programme
  • Sales and Marketing

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 8am – 5pm and Fri 8am – 1pm
  • Full-time onsite
  • in-person learnings
  • Gaydon-based with occasional travel to St Athan 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 being 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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