General information

Job Title
Motorsport Logistics Team Leader
Ref #
Wednesday, July 13, 2022
United Kingdom
Business area
Position level
I - Qualifying / Team Leader
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

The Logistics Operations Team Leader will be responsible for day-to-day operations and allocation of resource to various tasks, sometimes across multiple locations to receive, hold and issue parts in support of all projects undertaken by the McLaren Motorsport team including Motorsport Production, Development and McLaren Events / Championships. 

As Motorsport continually introduces new products, programmes, and expands the customer base, this role will be responsible for coordinating the internal and external MAL activities with multiple stakeholders to ensure this is achieved on-time and to a high standard.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Oversee the daily allocation of tasks within Motorsport Logistics Operations
  • Be a point of contact for key stake holders across MAL, to allow for smooth logistics integration within other areas of the business
  • Apply a continuous improvement approach to all aspects of the Motorsport Logistics department
  • Delivery of a perpetual inventory process achieving 97%+ stock accuracy
  • Working with other departments and managers within McLaren Motorsport to help grow and develop the people and processes, to aid the growth of McLaren Motorsport’s responsibilities
  • Support trackside operations ensuring minimal impact to McLaren Customer Racing teams from a parts supply aspect, as well as resource during a race weekend as and when required
Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Must have Logistics Operations experience preferably in an engineering or manufacturing environment
  • Background in Motorsport manufacturing and trackside logistics preferable
  • Good IT skills particularly in Microsoft Office Programmes and SAP
  • Knowledge of automotive parts would be a distinct advantage
  • Proven ability to communicate status of progress, risks and opportunities appropriately to management
  • Excellent people management, interpersonal and communications skills
  • Strong decision making and analytical/problem solving skills
  • Up to date knowledge of Health and Safety regulations and desire to keep up with industry changes
Personal Attributes

  • Drive to build and nurture a “world class” team who are constantly looking to improve processes and champion best practice
  • A motivating leader with experience of developing people and processes
  • Ability to thrive in an environment of constant change and adapt decisions and priorities accordingly
  • Delivery focused, with a demonstrable track record of on-time delivery
  • Self-motivated to deliver excellence and perform beyond targets
  • Strong communication skills through all mediums
  • Be good at keeping a tidy working environment and help in presenting a good departmental image to high profile clients
  • Have excellent stakeholder management skills