Department: Manufacturing Engineering
Based at: Gaydon
Reports to: CME Manager
As part of a small team of engineers responsible for the continuous improvement of the vehicle assembly facility at Aston Martin, you will be responsible for delivering robust process and quality improvements. The successful candidate will have experience of facility & tooling requirements, process documentation, layout planning and problem resolution. You will ensure that the highest quality build standards are achieved whilst ensuring the health & safety of technicians is never compromised.
Key Responsibilities & Tasks:
Process: To produce detailed process operation sheets including visual aids, torque & tooling detail, quality requirements and safety information.
Facilities / Layout: Working with Logistics and Facilities engineers to determine efficient
station layouts including modifications to existing facilities, racking & part presentation
requirements, liaising with external suppliers of equipment and compiling necessary
documents for approval and implementation.
Tooling: To select appropriate jigs and fixtures, including specialised hand tools and power tool requirements to meet vehicle quality and hours per car targets, whilst ensuring operator safety targets are achieved.
Health and Safety: To liaise with the Health & Safety department to ensure all processes and materials are suitable for the manufacturing environment.
Production Support: To investigate and help resolve Manufacturing Engineering related issues experienced in production, providing timely containments to ensure that product quality is not compromised and ensuring that technicians are familiar with process changes.
Quality Improvements: To liaise with Current Vehicle Engineering to ensure new or modified product content is integrated seamlessly into the production environment.
Technical Support: Provide advice / information to other business areas regarding production build sequence and technical specifications.
Qualification & Experience:
A recognised engineering apprenticeship or equivalent experience/qualifications with
substantial experience in the Motor Vehicle environment.
Desirable Trim (seat assembly, working with leather, sewing, dashboard assembly)
Trim and final experience essential.
ONC minimum qualification with HNC / Degree preferred
Good understanding of industry standard systems i.e. MS Office, PFMEA, 8D
Experience of AML systems (Goldcrest, eCMS, ERNs)
Appreciation of tooling and fixture principles and design, along with Trim manufacturing
A willingness to adopt new ideas with an open mind to low volume constraints
Aston Martin makes appointments based on merit and supports equal opportunities. Please note that we do not sponsor visa applications. If you are successful in being offered a position with Aston Martin and have the right to work in the UK you will be responsible for maintaining your right to work in the UK during your employment.
Applicants should submit a CV and covering letter by email to firstname.lastname@example.org and state your salary expectations. If you have any queries please telephone 01926 644562.