General information

Job Title
Paint, Prep and Polish Technician
Ref #
15527
Date
Wednesday, June 22, 2022
Country
United Kingdom
Location
Woking
Business area
Manufacturing
Department
McLaren Technology Centre Paint Shop
Position level
Technician / Administrator
Working time
Full Time
Contract type
Permanent
Working pattern
Red Shift 40 hours

Description & Requirements

Background

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 role will work as part of a small, multi functional team, reporting to a Paint Team Leader. The role encourages involvement in improving performance for the team, in quality and cost control, productivity and areas of safety. The role requires a flexible approach to working hours, possibility including shifts and weekend work. No budget or personnel responsibilities.
Principal Accountabilities
  • Understand and follow detailed work instructions relating to the painting of vehicles.
  • Ensure that all station operations on each vehicle are completed to the required quality standard.
  • Ensure that all operations are completed to the required timescale.
  • Work as part of a team on the definition and solution of problems that may be affecting the quality, cost or productivity of the vehicles being produced.
  • Attend the workplace on a regular and timely basis, informing the team leader of any lateness or unplanned absence in a timely manner.
  • Ensure the work area is clean, tidy and orderly at all times in line with brand expectations.
  • Maintain a neat and orderly appearance within the workplace, using the uniform/ clothing provided.
  • Maintain a safe working environment for yourself and other team members, participating in safety activities as requested.
  • Participate in continuous improvement activities as requested.
  • Understand and adhere to the McLaren Values and help grow the Automotive Brand.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • Previous Automotive Paint Spaying experience is highly desirable
  • No formal qualifications are necessary; however a foundation in engineering and/or experience within automotive or manufacturing would be a distinct advantage.
  • For some positions, specific skills may be required e.g. Composite lay-up & reparation, diagnostics, mechanical vehicle repair, bare metal repair, etc.
  • Prior experience of working as part of a team is desirable.
  • Prior experience of working to timescales would be advantageous.
  • Quality focused with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Ability to follow processes set in place.
Personal Attributes
  • Previous Automotive Paint Spaying experience is highly desirable
  • No formal qualifications are necessary; however a foundation in engineering and/or experience within automotive or manufacturing would be a distinct advantage.
  • For some positions, specific skills may be required e.g. Composite lay-up & reparation, diagnostics, mechanical vehicle repair, bare metal repair, etc.
  • Prior experience of working as part of a team is desirable.
  • Prior experience of working to timescales would be advantageous.
  • Quality focused with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Ability to follow processes set in place.