General information

Job Title
Assistant Project Engineer - Body Electronics
Ref #
Monday, September 6, 2021
United Kingdom
Business area
Product Development
Electrical & Controls - Vehicle Engineering
Contract type

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
Purpose of the role: As an Assistant Project Engineer you will be responsible for supporting system specification DFMEA BoM management validation planning test specification and on vehicle verification & validation. For your systems you will be responsible for delivering all required elements of the McLaren Development Process (MDP) to agreed gateway timings & cost. You will have multi system multi vehicle responsibility and will help shape the vehicle electrical architecture. You will report to the Senior Engineer within the team who will develop these skills.
Principal Accountabilities
Principal accountabilities: Below are some of the systems you could support/own as an Assistant Project Engineer: Body Control Security Control Alarm Tracker Door Control Keys Passive Entry Passive Start Occupant Restraint Control Tire Pressure Monitoring Low Voltage Battery & Charger Park Assistance Powered Closures
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
Knowledge skills & experience: Degree qualified in Electrical & Electronic Engineering Automotive Engineering Computer Science or a related technical discipline or equivalent experience. A valid UK driving licence. Desirable skills: Experience in body electronics Experience or basic understanding of ADAS or autonomous systems Basic knowledge of automotive software development and software development process Understanding of ISO26262 Functional Safety.
Personal Attributes
Personal Attributes / Competencies A passion for technology and engineering. A creative & thoughtful approach to concept design and solving engineering problems with good attention to detail. A positive proactive attitude with a high level of self-motivation to deliver excellence. An engaging mind open to new problems outside your normal comfort zone. A willingness to engage in debate and discussion. Good team skills excellent communication skills. Well organised and delivery focused Capable of representing a world class automotive brand Able to remain focused under pressure