General information

Job Title
Process Engineer
Ref #
27266
Date
Monday, January 9, 2023
Country
United Kingdom
Location
Sheffield
Business area
Sheffield
Department
Sheffield
Position level
H - Qualified
Working time
Full Time
Contract type
Permanent
Working pattern
8:30am - 5:30pm Monday to Friday

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

  • Working across the various functions within the organisation to develop unique carbon composite manufacturing processes, machinery and tooling capable of meeting TAKT, cost and quality targets
  • Supporting and leading the development of associated capabilities (people, materials, documentation, supply chain activities)
  • Identifying continuous improvement opportunities, and implementing improvement actions
Principal Accountabilities

  • Deliver processes meeting time cost and quality requirements
  • Optimise process and material flow, identify and mitigate bottlenecks through technical innovation
  • Support production activities, including process or technical fault finding using Practical Problem-Solving (PPS) to respond to product quality concerns with containment and countermeasure actions
  • Record, process, analyse and interpret complex process data to improve process knowledge, drive technical development, and resolve problems in a robust manner
  • Work within cross functional teams as a moulding representative with accountability for both project and technical deliverables
  • Where required, represent the department with key stakeholders, customers and external suppliers
  • Work with the design teams to support ‘Engineering Release’ of materials components and tooling
  • Deliver Technical Specifications for systems (Components, Tooling, Machinery, Materials) which are required to develop and deliver new manufacturing processes
  • Prioritise and manage complex component, equipment and material procurement projects within established timelines and budgets
Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Proven ability to solve complex engineering problems with initiative, innovation and teamwork
  • Knowledge of quality systems and associated regulatory requirements
  • In depth knowledge of carbon composite materials, design, processing techniques and associated defects is essential
  • Proven experience with practical problem solving techniques
  • Sound commercial and financial awareness
  • Good communicator, both in writing and spoken, and able to develop relationships with team members and critical strategic suppliers alike
  • Minimum awarded/working towards HND in Mechanical, Manufacturing, or Production Engineering (or related discipline)
Personal Attributes

  • Commitment and drive to succeed
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Flexible approach to working hours
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Punctual and conscientious
  • Occasional worldwide travel may be required