At McLaren Automotive our vision is not only to become the iconic sports car manufacturer but also to deliver breath-taking, iconic and innovative new technology to the automotive industry.
We recognise that we can only achieve our vision with the dedication and collaboration of our world class employees. It is our mission to become the employer of choice within the global automotive
You will be responsible for developing the manufacturing processes that change the way we build our cars, via the introduction of new model launches that are part of our Track 22 plan.
As one of our Manufacturing Engineers you will provide first hand support in the development and execution of all Manufacturing Engineering practices driving improvement in Project Management, Safety, Quality, Cost Management, and Product Delivery.
You will have the opportunity to work with expert teams across the business as well as within your own functional area to deliver all program aspects from inception into Series production.
You will be involved in scoping, specifying, and delivering best operational practices in alignment with brand expectations; and support the Manufacturing Engineering leadership team with the implementation of departmental budgets as contributor to overall program business cases.
Achieving all project gateway milestones is key to the successful delivery of all new products so you will support in the delivery of all program objectives to ensure this happens.
Within this role, you will also support the generation of timing plans that support full program delivery activities.
You will also provide Future Model support to the Pilot Build team during all prototype build phases on new vehicle programs, including supporting our Virtual Build Engineer and Manpower Planning teams in all virtual build events.
What else will you get involved in?
Assembly sequencing, Process Documentation, and Product Traceability methodology
Hours Per Car generation / reporting
Facility layout planning
Who are we looking for?
As one of our Engineers you will naturally have an understanding and appreciation for niche vehicle production and brand requirements.
We work in a fast-paced environment so the ability to act under pressure with calmness, clarity of thought and decisive authority is crucial.
You will need to travel to off-site development facilities, within the UK and throughout Europe, therefore a flexible approach to travel is required
You will have the determination to drive forward the business to ‘Best in Class’ performance standards in line with brand expectations and be a lateral thinker able to think outside of the box to make structured and objective decisions
Other traits of a successful McLaren employee will include excellent communication skills both written and verbal and excellent attention to detail
A degree in mechanical / automotive engineering or similar (2:1 or above) or equivalent experience in a similar role.
Ideally you will have experience with:
planning and execution of new vehicle programs
complex vehicle systems
vehicle assembly processes
trim and final processes
end of line vehicle processing / finishing
specification and procurement of assembly equipment
identifying resolutions for product related issues, ensuring all quality targets are achieved
implementation of safe working practices
McLaren Automotive are growing and we are looking for you to help us continue to grow and improve the way we do things around here. Our people are at the heart of everything we do and take their roles very personally; often taking upon duties that are not detailed above to get the job done.
We recognise that we can only achieve our vision with the dedication and collaboration of our world class employees. It is our aim to become the employer of choice within the global automotive industry.
At McLaren, Automotive we are constantly looking to improve. To become the employer of choice we are always looking to develop our employee offerings. We currently offer a range of benefits to employees at all levels of the business including Private Healthcare, Contributory Pension Scheme, Life Assurance and Personal Lease Car Scheme. We also offer a range of discounts with our partner organisations.