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Resident Project Engineer - eMachine and Inverters

Apply now Job no: 511112
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Gaydon, Warwickshire, Milan
Categories: ePowertrain

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.


Job Purpose:

To be responsible for supporting, developing and monitoring the eMotor and Inverter supplier on-site, particularly with industrialization of the product.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Improving robustness of Engineering Design sign-off on-site at the supplier, including but not limited to:
    • Design reviews
    • Design reports
    • DFMEA
    • PFMEA
    • Design rules and standards
    • Resolving engineering Concerns (using eCMS) at supplier in a timely fashion.
    • Design releases and Engineering Change Management
  • Drive improvements in Project Management governance, including but not limited to:
    • Project planning supporting deliverables against ALM program plan
    • Resource planning
    • Deliverable monitoring. Ensure supplier meets project delivery milestones on time and to quality
  • Provide technical oversight of Production Assembly Line Processes for both eMotor and Inverter
    • Assist AML SQA team to ensure robust delivery of the product through line set up, Off-process trials, Run-at-rate and full PSW compliance
  • Capture and author design standards and best practices unique to AML designs and applications
  • Support delivery of ePowertrain systems and commodities strategy
  • Present status at Gateways and support ePowertrain design reviews, AML Package Meetings & ePowertrain meetings.
  • Work cross-functionally with other Engineering departments to define and balance characteristics to achieve system and vehicle requirements
  • Support Intellectual Property (IP) team to protect AML generated IP
  • Acquire and evaluate competitor benchmark information to influence concept creation in early project phases.

Qualification & Experience:

  • EMotor and Inverter development for high performance automotive applications including DFMEA, PFMEA, DVP and Product Specs
  • Excellent experience of managing suppliers
  • Excellent Mechanical design skills and GD&T abilities in both generation, critique and tolerance stack analysis
  • Driving product developments issues to resolution.
  • Good CAD user (NX preferred)
  • Good knowledge of DfM, DfA, DfC
  • Hands on experience of working with automotive High Voltage ePowertrain systems
  • Experience of delivering ePowertrain commodities from early R&D to series production through an automotive product creation system including knowledge of PPAP
  • Mechanical systems development and integration for high performance hybrid and/or electric vehicles to ISO 26262
  • Knowledge of relevant component legislation and certification requirements for automotive ePowertrain systems
  • Understanding of hybrid and electric powertrain system functionalities and attributes at vehicle, system and component levels
  • Use of test equipment to support mechanical system testing
  • Engineering Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Electronic and/or related field
  • High Voltage Live Working Qualification


  • Strong collaborative teamwork skills, self-motivated, eager to take responsibility and deliver results with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated experience in cross-functional teams
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Italian speaker
  • Ability to organise multiple inputs into succinct summary
  • Accomplished writer of technical and project status reports
  • Fluent presenter of technical information at all levels including to senior director level at AML and in external companies
  • Ability to challenge experts, consultants and seniors by presenting measured opinion

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.

The post holder will be required to comply with all policies and procedures issued by and on behalf of Aston Martin Lagonda ltd

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