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After more than 60 years away from Formula One, Aston Martin returned to the grid in 2021. Based in Northamptonshire, Aston Martin Aramco Cognizant Formula One™ Team has more than 600 passionate people at its heart, making a team with both a rich heritage and a fresh perspective – bringing new energy to the sport with a determination to shake up the order and compete at the sharp end.

The Aston Martin era represents the beginning of a new journey for us, but the racer’s attitude and can-do approach remain central pillars in the team’s philosophy. The focus is always on improving performance and delivering results. With fresh investment and energy, the stage is set to build on Aston Martin’s rich history in motorsport and establish Aston Martin Aramco Cognizant Formula One™ Team as a competitive force in the years ahead.

To succeed on this mission, the team is looking for talented individuals who share our passion for racing and hunger for competition. It’s a stimulating and rewarding place to work, with pure racing at the core of everything we do. We are building for a strong future and every member of the team will play an important role in our success.

We are a brave and united team who values authenticity, honesty, and are never afraid to question conventions. We embrace these values in ways that reflect our modern world. If you share our racer’s spirit and want to contribute to the next chapter in Aston Martin’s glorious history, please apply and join one of the most exciting projects in Formula One.

Purpose

This is an entry level role working within the newly formed Production Planning Team reporting to the Production Planning Manager. You will be required to collate planning information to ultimately issue requisitions to our Procurement and Manufacturing Teams. You will also carry out PDM (Product Data Management) activities which requires an excellent understanding of the BOM, component/assembly attributes and how components are routed through Production.

Primary Responsibilities

  • To collate information to assist in the Make/Buy decision of component manufacture and issue order requisitions

  • To provide sub projects in the ERP system to the Project Projects Team

  • To process Design Release Orders (ROs) in the ERP system and apply the correct Production attributes and routings (PDM)

  • To intercept and challenge RO drawing and BOM errors

  • To distribute ROs to the appropriate Production personnel

Skills & Knowledge Required

  • High computer literacy is essential

  • Have a desire to process data with strong analytical skills

  • Experience of an ERP system is an advantage

  • Experience of reading engineering drawings is an advantage

  • Knowledge of F1 components and manufacturing methods is an advantage

  • To be self-motivated and to motivate others to thrive in a challenging environment

  • Ability to calmly and confidently work under pressure to achieve targets and deliver results within required timescales

  • Ability to remain calm under pressure

  • To communicate effectively, positively and respectfully with all colleagues

  • To have a flexible attitude and ability to work as part of a team in a demanding and rapidly changing environment

  • Be results orientated and be confident in your decision-making skills

  • Be enthusiastic and versatile and be able to build, develop and maintain good working relationships with colleagues

  • Ability to demonstrate a clear understanding of and commitment to Health & Safety

The role will be based at the Silverstone Factory / Brackley premises however there may be a requirement to travel as and when requested to meet the requirements of the Company.

This job description reflects the major tasks to be carried out by the postholder and identifies the level of responsibility at which the postholder will be required to work. Subject to the discretion of the Company, the postholder will carry out the duties specified above together with such other duties or tasks for the Company as reasonably required.

You may also be required to perform additional duties for the Company from time to time commensurate with your skills and experience.

Aston Martin Formula One Team is committed to attracting, recruiting, and retaining the most talented individuals, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion, belief, sex, or sexual orientation. We strive to be a Team that reflects all the communities with which we engage around the world through diversity in the workplace and promoting an inclusive culture in which all team members are respected, empowered, and valued.

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