General information

Job Title
Assistant Electronic Program Engineer
Ref #
Monday, October 11, 2021
United Kingdom
Business area
Product Development
Electrical & Controls - Project Engineering
Position level
Technician / Administrator
Working time
Full Time
Contract type
Working pattern
9am - 6pm Monday to Friday

Description & Requirements


No restraints. No limitations. We don’t simply push boundaries. We completely rethink them. McLaren Automotive exists to create breath-taking performance road cars.

With innovation at the core of all we do, every challenge starts with the same question. How can we do it better? This restless spirit runs right through McLaren Automotive. And the search for perfection is evident in everything we do.

Purpose of Role

Reporting to the Head of Electronic Programmes, the role involves working on all aspects of programme planning within the Electric & System Controls Department and deliver Project management and development of new electronics and control technology from idea generation through to completed concept ready for integration into a vehicle project.

Principal Accountabilities
  • Work cross-functionally to manage project scope, resource, timing, and budgets
  • Project initiation, planning, execution in adherence with McLaren project management methodology
  • Tracking and monitoring Engineering processes – ensure McLaren engineering processes are followed (Risk assessment, DFMEA, Specification)
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • Degree level education in a relevant Engineering discipline – electronic, mechanical, automotive, motorsport etc.
  • Strong understanding of electrical and mechanical design fundamentals
  • Great attention to detail and an attitude to produce ‘right first time’ quality work
Personal Attributes
  • The ideal candidate is an individual with a strong passion for automotive electronics and control systems
  • Flexibility and adaptability are key to become a leading member of our team.
  • Self-motivated
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent personal and team working skills
  • Pro-activity in facing potential problems and problem solving