General information

Job Title
Graduate Business Systems Analyst
Ref #
Monday, January 16, 2023
United Kingdom
Business area
Position level
I - Qualifying / Team Leader
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

The purpose of the role is to be responsible for the implementation of different processes and systems across the business. A large Part of the role will be based on data analysis as well as emerging technology so an interest in this would be very helpful. This is a real opportunity for a tech savvy graduate to get stuck into a role within manufacturing with amazing development opportunities.

Principal Accountabilities

  •  Responsible for providing 1st and 2nd line business system support to end users in our manufacturing systems and business solutions (Apriso, SAP, Microsoft platform)
  • You will be a part of the ongoing development of the system, where you will learn how our primary manufacturing operations management system is installed, configured and maintained
  • You will have a focus on helping develop our existing solutions through configuration and light customisation of our toolchain to deliver improved business capabilities.
  • Research and analyse existing processes within the organisation & Systems to identify areas for improvement through proactive business engagement.
  • Work closely with the central IT team to ensure standard processes are followed
  • Participate in business system and process transformation projects and initiatives from kick-off to aftercare
  • Responsible for the preparation of technical specifications and obtain stakeholder approval
  • Responsible for timely and effective communications with stakeholders and end users
  • Define and execute exhaustive business system test plans
  • Be a champion of innovation, seeking out new technologies and ways of working
  • Assist with the delivery of training in both the new starter training programme and ad-hoc refresher training
  • Support and participate in team knowledge sharing
Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • This role would suit someone with an interest in manufacturing and / or engineering who is interested in software configuration and development.
  • Experience and / or knowledge in developing software to meet a set of requirements, example languages would be HTML, CSS, SQL and C# scripting.
  • Experience of documenting processes and capturing requirements would be beneficial.
  • Knowledge of project management principles and techniques including Agile desirable
  • Experience in troubleshooting and problem resolution essential
  • Good Microsoft Office skills
  • Microsoft Power Platform experience is an advantage – SharePoint administration, PowerApps, Power Automate development
  • Exposure to DevOp process and tools like Confluence, Jira, Jenkins, github beneficial.
  • SAP knowledge and Apriso knowledge is an advantage
Personal Attributes

  • Active interest in existing and emerging technology
  • Keen to learn new skills and systems, with opportunity to develop role and responsibility
  • Innovative and always looking for new ways of working
  • Excellent communicator both verbally and written
  • Proactive and approachable