Body Repair Programme Project Engineer

£38000 - £43000 per annum
24 Apr 2017
22 May 2017
Abbie Awdas
Contract Type
Full Time
Key Responsibilities & Tasks

* To assist in the identification and selection of suitable body repair candidates, in-line with the growth plan.
* • To assist in the facilitation and control of the strategy development through third parties, support the co-ordination of the associated activities related to this, including training associated with the new body repair techniques to Approved repairers.
* • To assist in the management of the day-to-day support and development of the Approved repairers.
* • To asses, authorise and when necessary challenge, Warranty Paint Repair Estimates from the Body Repair Network Through liaison with Product Development, that Design for Repair is implemented at every opportunity.
* • Identification and evaluation of prospective body repair centres – globally.
* • Assist in the development and controlled deployment of repair strategies for new and existing Aston Martin vehicles.
* • Co-ordinate training courses through liaison with training provider, additionally maintain levels of up-to-date training with appointed repairer network.
* • To operate an “up-stream” design for repair strategy with Product Development, ensuring optimum repair techniques are considered, whilst minimising cost of repair.
* • Ability to negotiate contractual terms for repair strategy development with external agencies. Also negotiation for the most effective training appropriate to the developing network of Aston Martin Approved repairers.

Qualifications & Experience

* Ideally educated to degree standard combined with relevant experience.
* • Working within a constrained timescale that meets departmental deliverables and objectives.
* • Responsibility for the effective provision of aftermarket repair capability for Aston Martin.
* • Ability to control and co-ordinate timely actions for the developing network of Aston Martin Approved repairers. Also to project manage new vehicle strategy development provided by external agencies, within financial and resource guidelines.
* • An extensive understanding of vehicle body construction methods, combined with an affinity to identify and optimise the most effective method of accident repair of Aston Martin vehicles.
* • A proficient understanding of the aftermarket repair industry, with an ability to effectively recruit “the right” candidates for the Aston Martin repairer network.

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