Job Title
Production Team Leader
Ref #
Date posted
Monday, November 20, 2023
United Kingdom
Business area
General Assembly Indirect
Position level
I - Qualifying / Team Leader
Working time
Full Time
Contract type
Working pattern
Red Shift 40 hours

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 to deliver a final product.

Principal Accountabilities

• Achieving the daily/annual volume throughput

• Contributing to achieving Quality standards, improving team members and processes by carrying out 4Ms and layered Audits weekly

• Control all Health & Safety requirements for persons and equipment within their work stations, including management of training, maintenance, and implementation of products

• Contributing to the maintenance, upkeep and reporting of the Business Development Plans (BDP’s) in your area

• Execution of methodologies for Lean Manufacturing

• 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

• Prepare for production by checking resource, equipment, tools, parts availability, consumables, etc.

• 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

• 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 lead by example

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

• No formal qualifications are necessary, however experience in Manufacturing and proven people coaching skills 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.

• 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