Aston Martin to hire 100-plus technicians to build DBX707 SUV

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Aston Martin announced its plan to hire more than 100 skilled technicians for its St. Athan facility in Wales to help build its newest SUV.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • In what factory will Aston Martin hire more than 100 technicians?

    Aston Martin will be recruiting for its St. Athan facility.
  • What model will the technicians help build?

    Per Aston Martin, these technicians will initially help build the DBX707 SUV.
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    The DBX707 will enter full production in the latter part of 2022’s first quarter and the British luxury car brand says that they need the help of additional technicians required to support it.

    “As we ramp up production of the DBX707, we are delighted to have the opportunity to increase our team at St. Athan and create more employment opportunities for the local community. Our DBX SUV is the first Welsh-built production car for nearly 50 years and these new positions are an opportunity to join a team delivering our truly incredible new DBX707 derivative which is setting new benchmarks for performance in the luxury segment,” said Aston Martin CEO Tobias Moers.

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    That said, the Welsh factory will be opening its doors and will accept applications for aspiring technicians looking to work for one of the most prestigious automotive brands in the industry.

    "I am delighted to welcome this announcement by Aston Martin, which is a significant boost for Wales. The creation of more than 100 new high-quality jobs marks another important step forward in our economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. It's great to see the products that Aston Martin proudly manufactures in Wales driving the success of this iconic British brand, as well as contributing significantly to the exporting success of the nation as a whole. This is another clear vote of confidence in the Welsh economy, both as a place to invest and a place where businesses can find a skilled and talented workforce,” said Wales Economy Minister Vaughan Gething.

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    In a recent press release, the Gaydon-based carmaker said that applications are now open through Manpower recruitment (www.manpower.co.uk/).

    “The creation of more than 100 jobs working with a world-class and globally-recognized brand is a huge vote of confidence in the skills and expertise of the Welsh workforce. Wales remains a highly attractive location for cutting-edge automotive technologies and the UK Government will continue to work to secure and support the investment of companies like Aston Martin Lagonda as they drive economic growth and create jobs,” added the Secretary of State for Wales Simon Hart.

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