General information

Job Title
Design Engineer
Ref #
Saturday, September 25, 2021
United Kingdom
Business area
Logistics Engineering
Position level
Principal / Senior
Working time
Full Time
Contract type
Working pattern
7:30am - 4:30pm 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

Design bespoke line delivery equipment for both current and future McLaren vehicle projects

Principal Accountabilities

• Idea creation and an open mind towards new solutions

• Creation of bespoke line side equipment designs

• Creation of equipment visuals

• Facility layouts

• Manage the production and introduction of new equipment

• Support the Logistics Engineering team in the achievement of departmental budgets

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

• Solidworks experience essential

• A knowledge of sheet metal manufacturing processes or design for manufacture experience ideal

• Project management skills

• Appreciation of facility layout software would be an advantage

• A working knowledge of CATIA would be a bonus

• A degree would be considered an advantage

• Numerate & literate

• IT literate and use of Microsoft Office

• Have good organisation skills

Personal Attributes

• Dynamic individual with the ability to respond to challenging situations in an innovative manner

• Excellent oral and presentation skills

• Flexible approach to working times

• Flexible approach to work requests

• Effective written and verbal communication to peers and reports

• Approachable

• Confident

• Comfortable working both within a team as well as independently

• Able to multi-task effectively and deal with shifting priorities