General information

Job Title
Programmer, Metrology
Ref #
Friday, January 7, 2022
United Kingdom
Business area
Quality Engineering
Position level
Qualifying / Team Leader
Working time
Full Time
Contract type
Working pattern
7:30am - 4:30pm 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

     To examine and measure components to ensure they meet the high-quality standards required by McLaren Automotive.

Principal Accountabilities

The role of Metrology Technician encompasses the following activities:

  • Reading drawings and following McLaren quality plans and other specifications to obtain product information
  • Verifying dimensional accuracy of components and / or tooling used within the manufacturing process
  • Notifying supervisor / team leader when the product fails to meet standards
  • Report measurement data to the relevant internal customers
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • Significant level of experience in metrology / inspection
  • Mechanical engineering background, preferably with experience in the Automotive or Aerospace industry
  • Ability to read engineering drawings with good understanding of GD&T
  • Experience in using Catia V5
  • Experience in using and programming CMMs’ with PC-Dmis or Polyworks software essential
  • Experience in using portable measuring equipment – Faro and Romer
  • Knowledge of Delcam PowerInspect & Polyworks software would be advantageous
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office suite
  • City and Guilds in Mechanical Engineering or similar is required
Personal Attributes
  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to liaise effectively with internal and external customers at all levels
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to work methodically and logically
  • Ability to work well in a team or as an individual.
  • Flexible attitude to working hours.