General information

Job Title
Production Operative
Ref #
Thursday, April 6, 2023
United Kingdom
Business area
Position level
J - Technician / Administrator
Working time
Full Time
Contract type
Working pattern
Sheffield Prost

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

We are looking for highly motivated individuals to join our expanding production team to produce the new range of McLaren high-performance sports cars.

Principal Accountabilities

The role will work as part of a small, multi-functional team, reporting to a Production 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, including shifts and weekend work (When required).

  • Understand and follow detailed work instructions / SOP’s
  • Ensure that all station operations are completed to the required quality standard.
  • Ensure that all operations are completed in the required timescale (Takt time).
  • Work as part of a team on the definition and solution of problems that may be affecting the quality, cost or productivity.
  • 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 McLaren expectations.
  • Maintain a neat and orderly appearance within the workplace, using the uniform/ clothing provided.
  • Maintain a safe working environment for yourself and team members.
  • Participate in continuous improvement activities as requested.
  • Understand and adhere to the McLaren Values and help grow the company.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • No formal qualifications are necessary; however, experience within automotive or manufacturing would be a distinct advantage.
  • Prior experience of working as part of a team is desirable as well as experience of working to timescales.
Personal Attributes
  • Must take great pride in their work and have a process driven work ethic.
  • Will be quality focused, punctual, willing to learn and conscientious.
  • Must be extremely trust-worthy and work effectively as part of a team.
  • Needs to have the commitment and drive to succeed.
  • Must have the ability to follow processes
  • Will be able to communicate and interact effectively within the organisation.
  • Can perform in an environment of continuous improvement.
  • Needs to be able to work effectively under pressure.
  • Must be enthusiastic, self-motivated and reliable.