General information

Job Title
Maintenance Technician
Ref #
Thursday, September 30, 2021
United Kingdom
Business area
Managed Services
Position level
Qualifying / Team Leader
Working time
Full Time
Contract type
Working pattern
Red Shift 40 hours

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

As a Process Maintenance Technician at McLaren, you will repair and maintain all of the production equipment within the McLaren Production Centre and the McLaren Technology Centre. You will perform reactive and planned maintenance on a wide range of manufacturing plant and equipment. The role requires a high technical skill level alongside a proactive approach to resolving issues and implementing countermeasures.

Principal Accountabilities
  • Carrying out repair, improvement and planned maintenance work on production equipment.
  • Effective supervision of the subcontractor activities as required.
  • Identification of continuous improvement of plant, equipment and systems.
  • Compliance with health, safety and environmental policy requirements within area of responsibility.
  • Effective logging and documentation of reactive and planned maintenance tasks.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • A time served recognised apprenticeship in an electrical or mechanical background discipline. 
  • High level of diagnostic and fault-finding experience on plc controlled equipment.
  • Demonstrable experience in system improvement.
  • Good mechanical system knowledge (pumps, vacuum, pneumatics, hydraulics).
  • Effective fault finding on critical production equipment.
  • Experience of fault finding and maintenance activity on PC, PLC and electromechanically controlled production equipment.
  • Robust experience in a similar role and industry.
  • Knowledge of automated control systems and manufacturing and process equipment is required.
Personal Attributes
  • Good communication and customer facing skills.
  • It is essential that you have a flexible approach to working hours including evenings and weekends. The role will involve working a weekly rotating shift pattern which operates Monday to Friday, covering early: 05.30-14.00 and lates 14.45 - 23.15