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Legislation and Certification Graduate

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

As our next Legislation and Certification Graduate, you’ll be instrumental in ensuring our vehicles meet all regulatory requirements for market homologation in regions such as Europe, the USA, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and the UK.

To excel in this position, you’ll have exceptional attention to detail, and strong communication and interpersonal skills. As at times, you’ll need to be bold enough to voice your opinions and push back where necessary as you relish the opportunity to put cars into the market, knowing that they meet all safety and environmental standards. While there will be a lot of desk-based and computer-based work, you will also have the opportunity to be involved in planning and supporting test work, as well as conducting audits on vehicles in production. Your attention to detail and thoroughness will help you write technical reports and create certification documentation, your understanding of the importance of good document control is crucial in this role.

You're not the type to shy away from challenges or lack interest in taking on a proactive role within the team. The role isn't just about following orders, but rather, actively participating in Zoom meetings, asking questions, and providing thorough updates. It is important to be able to pull together a well-structured report and stay updated on legislation.

In this role, you will have the chance to make a significant impact. You'll be given the opportunity to work with a team of experienced professionals and contribute to ensuring that the vehicles meet all legal standards and safety requirements. The role requires unity and trust among the team members, with a shared responsibility for tasks.

On a day-to-day basis, you’ll be supporting the collection and creation of data for homologation submissions and supporting the planning of safety & tailpipe emissions tests for various markets whilst identifying and managing risks related to market certification. You’ll work with internal departments to ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements.

The Key Requirements...

  • Engineering degree in any discipline
  • Awareness of basic vehicle knowledge
  • Attention to detail
  • Report writing


At Aston Martin, we take pride in our brand history and the family feel that permeates throughout our organisation. We believe in the breadth of exposure that comes with working for such an iconic brand.

Here at Aston Martin, our mission is to embark on an exciting new era for the business. Our purpose is clear - to write our own chapter in becoming the world's most desirable ultra-luxury British performance brand. Our goal is to achieve this by delivering the most exquisitely addictive performance sports cars for over 110 years.

When you join Aston Martin, you become part of a business that is constantly working towards its goals. You will be helping us to reach new heights and contribute to our plans of becoming the most desirable luxury British brand. However, it is important to remember that no one builds an Aston Martin on their own. Behind the legends and landmarks is a team of dreamers, darers, and doers who make the extraordinary happen every day. The names of all our employees, past and present, are inscribed on the wall of our factory as a testament to the collaborative effort that goes into creating our vehicles.

Your future within this role is filled with opportunities for growth and progression. You will have the chance to work alongside a dynamic and close-knit team, where everyone's contribution counts. We operate like a family, united in our commitment to delivering the end goal. Whether you are part of a larger company or a member of our smaller team, you will have the chance to work on every model and car. With over 10 models and exciting products on the horizon, this is an exciting time to join Aston Martin.

People stay with our business because of our reputation. We are known for our brand history, built on a legacy of excellence. We take pride in being an employer of choice and an organisation that is respected in the industry. Our commitment to openness and ownership sets us apart from the rest.

The scheme…

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

  • Future Legislation
  • Project management
  • Vehicle Certification
  • Powertrain Certification
  • L&C Operations
  • Materials Compliance

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 learning
  • Gaydon-based with occasional travel to our Suppliers 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 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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