General information

Job Title
Maintenance Engineer
Ref #
Thursday, September 22, 2022
United Kingdom
Business area
Continuous Improvement
Position level
H - Qualified
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

To support the maintenance and repair of critical production equipment within Automotive MPC Facility to minimize downtime and maximize operating effectiveness and efficiency

Principal Accountabilities

  • Respond to equipment breakdowns on critical production equipment and fault find effectively.
  • Carry out repair and preventative maintenance work on all production equipment.
  • Apply practical problem solving to find continues improvements on equipment issues and maintenance aspects.
  • Effective supervision of the Subcontractor activities as required.
  • Compliance with the Health, Safety and Environmental Policy requirements within area of responsibility.
  • Effective logging and documentation of reactive and planned maintenance tasks
  • Assistance in the sign off Future Technologies to be utilised within MPC
  • Source and order specialist components, fixtures, and fixings.
  • Support the management and repeated assessment of onsite Critical spares.
  • Support with planned maintenance activities during the production shut down Periods
  • Create and update maintenance and equipment procedures.
  • Maintain and organize all asset documentation.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Electrical/Mechanical recognised engineering skills – will be subject to practical test i.e. NVQ Diploma / BTEC / HND / Apprenticeship
  • Experience of fault finding and maintenance activity on PC, PLC and electromechanically controlled production equipment and the ability to use technical instruments when required.
  • Robust experience in a similar role and industry.
  • Experience in electrical cable repairs with an ability to solder and welding experience would be advantageous.
  • Knowledge of automated control systems and manufacturing and process equipment is required.
  • Ability to read technical drawings to include electrical, mechanical and when required 3D drawings of bespoke solutions and BOMs.
Personal Attributes

  • Effective communication skills.
  • Ability to work on own initiative but also cohesively within a small professional team.
  • Practical problem solving.
  • Respond positively under pressure.
  • Efficiency and organisation.