General information

Job Title
Process Engineer
Ref #
Wednesday, April 20, 2022
United Kingdom
Business area
Position level
Working time
Full Time
Contract type
Working pattern
8:30am - 5:30pm 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

  • 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, 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
  • Build effective cross functional relationships to achieve a high-performance team environment
  • Lead Practical Problem-Solving activities (PPS) to address Quality Concern Reports (QCR) within an appropriate time frame and sustain continuous improvement activities
  • Represent the department in cross-functional meetings with key stakeholders, where required.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Proven ability to solve complex engineering problems with initiative, innovation and teamwork
  • Experience in high volume manufacturing
  • Knowledge of quality systems, process and material flow optimisation, regulatory requirements, and related standards, with demonstrated understanding of the practical application of these requirements.
  • In depth knowledge of carbon composite materials, design, processing techniques and processing characteristics is beneficial
  • 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.
  • Minimum HND in Mechanical, Manufacturing, or Production Engineering (or related discipline)
Personal Attributes

  • Ability to make things happen when faced with demanding technical and project challenges
  • Ability to effectively influence, negotiate and use conflict resolution skills