General information

Job Title
Inventory Assurance Team Member - 12 months FTC
Ref #
Tuesday, November 16, 2021
United Kingdom
Business area
Logistics Systems and Inventory
Position level
Technician / Administrator
Working time
Full Time
Contract type
Fixed Term Contract
12 months
Working pattern
Blue 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

Reporting to the Perpetual Inventory team leader you will support the logistics systems and inventory department, you will work alongside the Production and Logistics’ team in auditing stock and investigating transactional accuracy.


Principal Accountabilities

  • Execution of the Perpetual Inventory cycle counting process for both Warehouse and Lineside.
  • Kanban counts and corrections
  • Auditing the transaction accuracy of materials through the logistic landscape onto the vehicle.
  • Reference the SAP database to confirm system v physical stock.
  • Carry out investigations into stock discrepancies, both warehouse and line-side
  • Ensure issue capture to allow for effective communication to the relevant department to drive improvement.
  • Carry out ad-hock stock counts as requested, reporting completion and results.
  • System cleansing – SAP Interim locations
  • Support the return of good parts back to stock identified through the non-conformance process
  • Support the return of obsolete Kanban stock back to the warehouse
  • Re-Process Failed Non-Conformance tickets
  • Support the systematic completion of vehicles for despatch and the clearance of material  consumption issues (COGIs – control of goods issued)
  • Investigations and correction of top trending issues causing system shortage messages (COGIs)
  • Working within the company Shift patterns. Either on a fixed or rotating system
  • Population of the relevant KPI data as required
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • Detailed understanding of Logistics and associated up and down stream processes
  • Previous experience within the manufacturing industry will be an advantageous
  • Competent user of Warehousing Management Systems (SAP will be an advantageous) and Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook.
  • Ability to use MHE equipment will be advantageous
  • Development of key performance indicators.
  • Methodology of Route Cause Analysis
  • Experience within Shift work will be advantageous


Personal Attributes
  • Meticulous approach to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Flexible approach to working hours.
  • Calm under pressure
  • Effective written and verbal communication
  • Demonstrates a positive presence and energy. Is optimistic, maintains a positive view of life. Is respectful and honest with others
  • Ability to relate information clearly and accurately, verbally and in written form, in a positive manner that yields cooperation