Job Vacancies

00584 (a) - Manufacturing Development Research Associate
00584 (b) - Product Development Research Associate

Job Description

Vacancy Reference: 00584 (a) and 00584 (b)

Full-time, Fixed Term for 12 months

Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd (AML) and the University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) are seeking to appoint 2 Research Associates with degree level/equivalent in an engineering related discipline as part of a SMART Partnership project.

A SMART Partnership is a project between a business and a research organisation whereby an associate is employed by the University to manage a strategic project within the company, whilst being supported by an academic supervisor from the University.

Successful candidates will be employed by UWTSD and will be based at AML where they will work within the team of dedicated and experienced advanced manufacturing engineers to develop and optimise their adhesive manufacturing process. This is an opportunity to join the AML team at an exciting time in delivering their “second century” plan.

Posts are for 12 months, however, there will be opportunities to apply for future posts with AML in relation to the development of the new St Athan manufacturing facility. Associates will also have access to significant training and development opportunities as part of the project and potential to work towards qualifications at Masters Level.
Successful candidates will be required to work collaboratively to map the existing process and develop new and optimised capabilities in the bonding structures process. They should have knowledge/experience of both components within the body structure and their function and NX or willingness to convert from another CAD system.

For an informal discussion about these posts please contact Lisa Lucas, Business Development Officer, on 01792 481187 or e-mail at   

Please note: in order to apply and be considered for the post you will need to complete an application form, as CVs are only accepted as supporting documents to a completed form.

Location: Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd, Gaydon, Warwick

Salary: Manufacturing Development Research Associate - £21,220 per annum
Product Development Research Associate - £21,220 per annum

Application Deadline Date: 18.08.2017

Tel: 01267 676842


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