General information

Job Title
Paint Rework Team Member
Ref #
Friday, September 15, 2023
United Kingdom
Business area
Paint Rework
Position level
J - Technician / Administrator
Working time
Full Time
Contract type
Working pattern
Red Shift 40 hours

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 role will work as part of a small, multi-functional team split across a 2-shift operation on a 1-week rotation, reporting to a Paint Team Leader.

Principal Accountabilities
  • Follow detailed work instructions for vehicle painting.
  • Ensure all station operations meet quality standards and are completed on time.
  • Collaborate with the team to identify and solve problems affecting vehicle quality, cost, or productivity.
  • Participate in continuous improvement activities.
  • Uphold McLaren Values and contribute to the Automotive Brand's growth.
  • Prepare paint spraying equipment and maintain it.
  • Mix paints to the correct color and consistency.
  • Apply multiple coats, including primers, colors, and effect coats.
  • Maintain and clean equipment.
  • Store paints properly.
  • Perform exterior polishing of vehicles with appropriate tools and materials.
  • Inspect finished vehicles for defects to ensure a flawless finish.
  • Conduct flattening, polishing, and touch-up work as needed.
  • Confidently use all necessary tools and materials, with experience in a modern OEM setting.
  • Ensure no defects in the finished work.
  • Prepare vehicles/panels for paintwork, including masking.
  • Perform minor damage repairs through the smart repair process.
  • Clean and inspect cars before the primer process to identify visible defects.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  •       Automotive work experience is helpful
  •      Teamwork experience is preferred.
  •       Working within deadlines is beneficial.
  •       Strong focus on quality and attention to detail.
  •       Follow established processes.
  •       Knowledge of preparing paint equipment is a plus.
  •       Ability to mix paint accurately is advantageous.
  •       Experience in applying various coats is beneficial.
  •       Maintaining and cleaning equipment knowledge is a plus.
  •       Proper paint storage experience is valued.
  •       Quality-oriented with attention to detail is an advantage.
  •       Exterior vehicle polishing expertise is a plus.
  •       Inspecting and ensuring flawless finishes is advantageous.
  •       Skills in flattening, polishing, and touch-ups are desired.
  •       Equipment maintenance experience is an advantage.
  •       Ensuring defect-free work is a plus.
  •       Preparing vehicles/panels for painting experience is desired.
  •       Masking vehicles for painting is advantageous.
  •       Experience in minor damage repairs before painting is valued.
  •       Smart repair expertise is an advantage.

Personal Attributes
  • An excellent team player who both supports and challenges where appropriate in a constructive manner.
  • Is a passionate advocate of the McLaren brand
  • Resilient and confident.
  • Thrives in a fast-paced high-pressured environment.
  • Results focused and actively seeks to measure their performance and impact on the business.
  • The candidate must be enthusiastic, self-motivated