General information

Job Title
Paint Team Leader
Ref #
25164
Date
Friday, August 19, 2022
Country
United Kingdom
Location
Woking
Business area
Manufacturing
Department
Paint Indirect
Position level
I - Qualifying / Team Leader
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

To work as part of the McLaren Automotive Production Team producing road cars and controlling the activities of a group of Production Team Members.

Principal Accountabilities
  • Understand & demonstrate a broad knowledge of the build process to provide training & assist when issues arise.
  • Provide cover for absence within your team and have a flexible approach to working hours as the business demands.
  • Train & mentor Team Members to achieve high quality in working practices and processes.
  • Assist in the continuous improvement of production & business processes, i.e. quality, safety, cost, productivity.
  • Maintain Team Member versatility charts and ensure cross training & skills development.
  • Prepare for production by checking resource, equipment, tools, parts availability, consumables etc on a daily basis.
  • Assist the Group Leaders to produce maintenance schedules, monitor up time of machinery and ensure daily checks are conducted.
  • Take part in problem solving activities – assist in analysis & resolution of problems, define & determine appropriate actions.
  • Ensure safe working practices are adhered to and that all Team Members are using the correct protective clothing.
  • Track all near misses and accidents to solve any unsafe procedures. Report as required.
  • Ensure correct usage of tooling and equipment.
  • When required aid the Group Leaders in conducting performance reviews for areas of your team who require improvement, considering training, regular reviews etc.
  • Maintain and endorse McLaren values and culture(housekeeping, appearance etc).
  • Lead by example, influence all Team Members and ensure they are fully motivated.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • No formal qualifications are necessary, however a foundation degree in engineering would be preferred.
  • Understanding and experience in a manufacturing/process driven environment is essential.
  • For some positions, specific skills may be required e.g. composite lay-up & reparation, vehicle repair etc.
  • Must be able to demonstrate a broad job knowledge of automotive processes and specific skills for the area in question.
  • Quality focused.
  • Good level of knowledge for Microsoft Office packages.
Personal Attributes
  • High attention to detail and quality standards.
  • Punctual.
  • Willing to learn and train others.
  • Conscientious.
  • Commitment and drive to succeed.
  • Self – motivated and is able to motivate others.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff.
  • Supportive of team working.
  • Demonstrates a willingness to achieve targets & deadlines whatever it takes.
  • Flexible approach to working hours, including shifts, mid week and weekend work.
  • Perform in an environment of continuous improvement.

At McLaren Automotive we are constantly looking to improve. To become the employer of choice we are always looking to develop our employee offerings. We currently offer a range of benefits to employees at all levels of the business including Private Healthcare, Contributory Pension Scheme, Life Assurance, Personal Lease Car Schemes, subsidised restaurant and onsite Gym. We also offer a range of discounts with our partner organisations.