General information

Job Title
Ref #
Thursday, April 6, 2023
United Kingdom
Business area
Position level
J - Technician / Administrator
Working time
Full Time
Contract type
Working pattern
Sheffield Senna

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

We are currently seeking competent and skilled Laminating Technician to join our rapidly expanding McLaren Composites Technology Centre (MCTC) Team.

Principal Accountabilities
  • Production and laminating of road car components
  • Mould preparation, manufacture and maintenance
  • Vacuum bagging of components
  • Operation of mini autoclaves
  • Responsible for maintaining the highest quality standards on all manufactured composites components.
  • Support Team Leader with prioritising work and other activities.
  • Stand in for the Team Leader if they are absent.
  • Contribute to training and development of other team members.
  • Ensure the work area is clean, tidy and orderly always in line with brand expectations and maintain a safe working environment for yourself and others.
  • Proactively contributing to develop processes to improve quality and efficiency. 
  • Set an example to production operatives.
  • Provide support on all processes in the department.
  • Working to challenging and demanding deadlines.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • A previous background in composites, automotive and/or manufacturing is essential.
  • Knowledge of composite materials.
  • Experience & understanding of Quality issues.
  • Pre-preg laminating experience
  • Consolidation checks
  • Has developed proficiency in a range of processes or procedures through job-related training and considerable on-the-job expertise.
  • Must demonstrate previous experience of using their own initiative and work under minimum supervision.
  • Ability to read and draw information from engineering drawings/manuals
  • Have a good knowledge base of materials
Personal Attributes
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to effectively communicate with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Able to adopt a professional and mature attitude to work and other people.
  • Energetic, enthusiastic, and highly self-motivated.
  • Proactive - takes opportunity to use initiative where possible.
  • Team player – supports other team members, department strategies and processes.
  • Determined – results focused, driven to do the very best possible.
  • Flexibility towards overtime when available.
  • Excellent attendance and time keeping.