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Project Engineer Future Engines (Aston Martin)

Gaydon, Warwickshire, UK

Salary: Competitive

Department: Product Development, Powertrain
Based at: Gaydon
Reports to: Manager – Engines

Job Purpose:
To deliver components & systems into new engine programmes, achieving Quality, Cost, Weight, Function & Timing targets.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:
• Deliver Engine system(s) on time into production achieving:
- Quality: Use AML engineering quality systems (FMEAs, Robustness Studies etc) to identify & contain potential quality concerns
- Cost: Support Engines Manager in definition of programme cost targets & work with suppliers to deliver system that achieves these targets
- Weight: Support Engines Manager in definition of programme weight targets & manage CAD engineers to design system that achieves targets
- Function: Generate robust System Design Specification to define system functional targets & deliver components to meet targets. Support Test & Development team with DVP planning & execution & ensure supplier tests are completed on time.
- Package: Manage CAD engineers to achieve static & dynamic clearance targets, negotiate component change in other areas of AML Product Development if required to achieve clearances.
- Assembly: Work with AML engine manufacturing to ensure that components can be assembled into engine / vehicle repeatedly & within required cycle time
• Support and if necessary lead FMEAs and input to manufacturing PFMEA.
• Track progress in completing Aston Martin Product Creation System Gateway objectives.
• Complete Change Request Forms & Engineering Release Notices to allow engineering changes to be approved by the AML organisation. Resolve engineering Concerns in a timely fashion.
• Define & manage a commodity plan for each programme including design & manufacturing lead-times as well as key gateway deliverables timing.
• Present programme status to Powertrain Gateways, support Powertrain design reviews, AML Package Meetings & Powertrain PMT meetings.

Qualifications & Experience:
• Automotive / Mechanical Engineering Degree. Chartered Engineer status is desirable.
• 5 years post-graduate engineering experience.
• Component / system project management experience with Engine knowledge.
• Communication – running meetings, creating & following up action logs. Negotiating support, presenting project status.
• Planning / project management – creating commodity timing plans, identifying & communicating project risks & opportunities.
• Financial management – delivery of system within agreed budget.
• To operate successfully in this role, the candidate should be able to prioritise multiple tasks on a day to day level, must be flexible & able to communicate at all levels. He/she must also be self-motivated & driven to achieve results.
• Driving licence & Medical clearance required to use High speed tracks and Hot and Cold environmental chambers if required to support development activities.
• Office based with engineering support for prototype vehicle workshop & production line as required.
• Visits to suppliers’ facilities / testing locations (UK & worldwide) or Aston Martin Engine Plant in Koln.

Email careers@astonmartin.com for further details.

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