Composite Inspector

After more than 60 years away from Formula One, Aston Martin is back on the grid for 2021. Based in Northamptonshire, Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One™ Team has more than 500 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 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 value 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.

We have a new opportunity to be part of the team in the role of Composite Inspector.

The successful candidate must be enthusiastic, hardworking, flexible, proactive and have a ‘can do’ attitude.

The Successful candidate must have the following attributes:

  • Previous experience within a composite manufacturing environment
  • A thorough understanding of Polyworks Metrology Suite
  • Experience working with Romer Arms and Laser Trackers
  • An understanding of detailed technical drawings
  • Ability to interpret layup tables
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Good understanding of engineering processes
  • Methodical and thorough approach to your work
  • Demonstrate a flexible attitude towards working hours.
  • 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
  • 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 Key responsibilities of this role are:

  • Inspection of both finished and in-process composite components
  • Writing of inspection programs within the Polyworks Metrology Suite
  • Geometric validation of jigs, patterns, moulds and components
  • Communicate quality assurance reports to internal manufacturing teams in a clear and concise manner
  • To demonstrate a flexible and understanding approach to the department’s needs
  • To meet the requirements and demands of the busy periods.
  • To work proactively, responsibly and professionally always and to respect and comply with the company’s reporting structure
  • To work proactively, responsibly and professionally always and to respect and comply with the company’s reporting structure
  • To maintain and develop skill levels to industry standard.

This is a day shift role Friday-Monday

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.