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Auto Electrician

Apply now Job no: 510793
Work type: Full Time - Fixed Term Contract, Shift Work - Contract
Location: St. Athan, South Wales
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, 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.


To provide electrical support to the assembly lines and vehicle confirmation team.


  • To seek and repair electrical faults on the vehicle (which may also involve removal and re-fitting of interior/exterior trim.)
  • Ability to use diagnostic equipment for re-testing and verification process.
  • Read and interpret diagnostic equipment output to minimise rework time/costs.
  • Recording & Reporting of faults back through to relevant areas of production / engineering.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with Engineers/suppliers with regard to electrical issues.
  • Work on download stations completing work to takt while adhering to process instruction.
  • Be able to check vehicle specifications conform to build requirement/ customer options using the relevant documentation.
  • Storage of controlled substances / components safely in correct location(s).
  • Support quality, productivity, and process improvements initiatives.
  • Adhere to company safety, housekeeping and discipline standards.


  • Completion of an appropriate automotive apprenticeship (city & guilds level 3 + or equivalent) is essential.
  • Specialised knowledge of auto electrics, harness manufacture, and electronic module experience (diagnostics) is necessary.
  • A knowledge of automotive electrical architecture & VCATS would be advantageous.
  • Be able to work to Aston Martin build standards working with interior and exterior trim.
  • The successful applicant must be able to work on his/her own initiative and also cope under varied workloads.
  • Manual dexterity, mechanical/quality aptitude.
  • Able to train others on process and job role requirements.
  • Can do attitude, determination to see the task through to completion at the right quality level.
  • Team oriented with effective communication skills.
  • Accountable and demonstrates initiative.
  • Reliable and efficient.
  • The ability to read, interpret and work to engineering circuit drawings /process sheets is essential.
  • This is a role that is track tied 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.
  • Full UK Driving Licence.
  • Successful candidates will be required to support/work in other areas as may be necessary.

Offered on a Fixed-Term Contract basis until 31st Dec 2024.

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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