General information

Job Title
Electrical technician
Ref #
Friday, July 15, 2022
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

To deliver bespoke electrical systems to support our current and future motorsport projects.  Take responsibility for the production of high quality Electrical and Electronic components, looms and assemblies using Autosport, Aerospace and OEM connectors, MIL spec wiring, heat shrink moulded parts and electronic test equipment. 

Principal Accountabilities
  • Potting and termination of electrical sensors and actuators
  • Manufacture of power cables and ground cables
  • Contributing to electrical system design
  • Manufacture of prototype harness assemblies
  • Supporting Design For Manufacture activities with key suppliers, Buyers and Designers
  • Managing stock levels of electrical components and consumables
  • Support the Purchasing team with the selection and management of key motorsport suppliers to implement the best strategy for the E/E design and application
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • BTEC HNC in Electrical or Electronic Engineering
  • Demonstrable practical experience in a similar role
  • Good understanding of vehicle level system integration in terms of hardware and software
  • Good knowledge of automotive network protocols, e.g. CAN, LIN, and Ethernet
Personal Attributes
  • Willingness to travel as required in order to support the Motorsport activities
  • Deep passion for Automotive/Motorsport EE Architectures and Electronic Controls Systems
  • Strong team player with good interpersonal skills
  • High self-motivation, willingness to learn and develop
  • Must be able to demonstrate a high level of commitment with a positive approach to tasks