General information

Job Title
Maintenance Technician
Ref #
Friday, June 17, 2022
United Kingdom
Business area
Position level
Technician / Administrator
Working time
Full Time
Contract type
Working pattern
Sheffield Prost

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

In this role, you will be responsible for delivering effective and efficient reactive, preventative and predictive maintenance. You will also be responsible for improvements, installations, inspections, documentation, fault finding and other engineering tasks. Therefore, you will be an experienced fault finder on electrical, mechanical and fluid power systems with a good grasp of preventative maintenance processes.

Principal Accountabilities

You will ensure that your activities comply with health, safety and environmental requirements. You will establish and develop successful working relationships with a network of local and international suppliers. You will work with contracting resources and OEM’s to perform a variety of tasks. You will be supporting Research and Development work on future models by providing support, ideas and bespoke items required to develop new processes. You will monitor and react to feedback from equipment monitoring systems.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

If you have experience with and a working understanding of any of the following subjects, then we want to hear from you!

Electrics: Fault finding, Testing,Installation Inspection, Functional Testing.

PLC’s: Fault finding, Maintenance, Component replacement, Small Program Mods, Siemens experience preferred.

Hydraulics: Fault finding, Component replacement, installation and pneumatics, piping, pump and unit repair.

Robotics: Fault finding and Re-Programming, Maintenance, Servo-drive related tasks and inspections.

Mechanical: Fitting, Maintenance, Workshop, Machining, bench fitting, inspection, functional testing, small fabrication/ welding tasks and installation.

You will have proficient experience in Engineering and Maintenance ideally gained within a manufacturing environment and be familiar with Building Services / Facilities: e.g. Compressed air system, AHU, HVAC. You will have experience working with Computerised Maintenance Management Software (CMMS) included in this should be spares, consumables and equipment management.

Personal Attributes

In this role we are looking for a candidate who is self motivated, highly driven, methodical in how they work, values quality of work and a real team player. With the Sheffield site being relatively new and the team being small we need people who can not only perform their job to the best of their ability but also improve the site and really strive for excellence. 

We set high standards and need this with the people we recruit.