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Body Construction Valhalla Technician

Apply now Job no: 510778
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Wellesbourne
Categories: Manufacturing

For over 110 years Aston Martin has made the most exquisitely addictive performance sports cars.

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 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.

As we embark on an exciting new era for the business, in particular building our brand new mid-engine halo supercar, the Valhalla, we need the very best people to write their own chapter on our journey to become the world’s most desirable ultra-luxury British performance brand.

Join us.


As a member of the Body Construction team working on Valhalla in a brand new Bodyshop facility, you will be required to support build, rework and problem-solving activities in all processes within the Valhalla Bodyshop.


  • Rectification / removal of all dents, dings, distortions, and high spots using appropriate tools (i.e., Hammers, leavers, files, spoons, flappers, and DA’s).
  • Dress & shape panels and joints using graded paper, files, and orbital sander.
  • Remove E coat and primer runs using graded paper and block ensuring no damage to panels.
  • Dressing areas after rectification is complete. Rubbing down of panels ensuring car is ready for paint application.
  • Undertake finishing on parts and exterior panels working to AML standards, to remove all dents / distortions / high spots.
  • Undertake rectification of incorrect panel fitment, both painted and unpainted, including use of measuring equipment for Gap & Profile Adjustment and Validation.
  • Support detailed measurement of Body and Tubs using Metrology equipment and through interrogating part drawings.
  • Interrogate measurement data to drive process improvements and trend setting.
  • Ensure completion of all standard process work as per process sheets.
  • Lead resolution of out-of-specification Gap and Profile issues through re-profiling; detailed measurement; component dimensional verification, as appropriate.
  • Review build data – Gap and Profile and in-line measurements – to implement process improvements and trend-setting adjustments as necessary.
  • Adhere to relevant FLM (Production Maintenance) checks.
  • Undertake processed activities following relevant QPS, WES or SPS detail.
  • Adhere to company safety, housekeeping, and discipline standards.
  • Storage of controlled substances / components safely in correct location(s).
  • Support quality, productivity, process improvements initiatives e.g., Kaizen, 6 Sigma and PPS initiatives.


  • Completion of an appropriate automotive apprenticeship (city & guilds level 3 + or equivalent) is essential.
  • Previous experience of working within the automotive industry is essential.
  • Able to demonstrate knowledge and application of fundamental practical problem solving skills.
  • Knowledge and experience of Body Dimensional Measurement tools and techniques inc GD&T is preferable.
  • Must have high personal standards and a willingness to succeed and ensure a quality finish is applied to each car with an ability to recognise dents, distortions etc using sight, touch, and light movement.
  • Ability to keep calm and focused as role can be high pressured to ensure quality is maintained.
  • Can do attitude, determination to see the task through to completion at the right quality level.
  • Team oriented with effective communication skills.
  • Accountable, reliable and efficient and demonstrates initiative.
  • Ability to read, interpret and work to engineering drawings /process sheets.
  • This is a role that is tied to production and requires the incumbent to be on their feet for the entirety of the shift.
  • Flexibility to work shift patterns, overtime, weekends to achieve production targets.
  • Successful candidates will be required to support/work in other areas as may be necessary.

Volume protection contractual overtime arrangements are in place to ensure required production demands can be met. Stand up and Stand down balances are managed as part of each employees Working Time Account (WTA).

All production employees are required to align with fixed holidays throughout the year in line with production shutdowns. Your annual leave ‘floating days’ are on a pro-rota basis based on your start date and can be taken outside of those shutdowns.

Belong at Aston Martin!

We understand that the incredible beauty, craft, and art that defines an Aston Martin comes from the inclusion of our amazing people.

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. Please speak to us if there is anything you need to support making an application with us.

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