Job Title
Change Control Coordinator
Ref #
Date posted
Friday, January 26, 2024
United Kingdom
Business area
Total Quality Management
Position level
I - Qualifying / Team Leader
Working time
Full Time
Contract type
Working pattern
8:30am - 5:30pm Monday to Friday

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Purpose of Role

This role is required to coordinate the McLaren Automotive temporary change process (Build Deviation Requests), which is applicable on changes to vehicle parts and associated production processes. The core objective of the role is to coordinate the necessary actions that are required to enable the implementation of controlled, temporary changes in-line with vehicle production plans. The changes targeted are those that are the best-balanced solution to improving quality, delivery time and cost of McLaren Automotive products.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Assess the quality of Build Deviation Requests (BDRs) and issue for approvals to ensure intent/proposed change is suitable
  • Coordinate the required stakeholder approvals for (BDRs) in a timely manner to prevent back-log of BDRs and to ensure change is implemented in time for the target production cars
  • Administer and facilitate BDRs through the SAP workflow system to enable downstream approvals and implementation of the changes
  • Create and distribute approver reports and process performance indicators to encourage timely approvals
  • Support the application and understanding of temporary changes to a production zone in person through attendance of zone reviews to minimise disruption to production
  • Drive improvements to the PCM processes through process expertise and awareness of issues / inefficiencies
Knowledge, Skills and Experience

Business Knowledge

  • Awareness of the automotive production process including manufacture and logistics is desirable
  • Knowledge of vehicle product development life-cycles including prototype build phases is desirable
  • Knowledge of automotive parts and McLaren products advantageous


Essential Functional / Technical Skills

  • Degree of technical/analytical nature required or specific change control experience
  • Experience of using SAP advantageous
  • Experience of indirect stakeholder and workflow coordination
  • IT skills (MS Office)
  • Power BI
Personal Attributes

  • University Graduate is preferred
  • Effective communicator and a team player
  • Able to communicate effectively at all working levels
  • Have structured logical and analytical approach
  • Strong character and self-motivated to deliver excellence
  • Able to manage own workload and effectively coordinate the BDR workload within the team
  • Delivery focused - with demonstrable track record of on-time delivery
  • Process driven for continuous improvement
  • Keen/ambitious for personal development and learning
  • Capable of representing a world class automotive brand