General information

Job Title
Project Lead
Ref #
Friday, September 24, 2021
United Kingdom
Business area
Position level
Principal / Senior
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

To provide Project management input to all new internal and external projects within MCTC. To ensure that MCTC understand and correctly apply MAL Project guidelines and standards

To work with the MCTC Principal Engineer (Composites technology) to ensure that all project outputs are delivered to the required quality and on time

To liase with the MCTC Business Development Manager on project management policies and the development of Project skills within MCTC

Principal Accountabilities

Responsible for Project co-ordination between MCTC and outside bodies, incuding MTC and MPC.

Responsible for ensuring that key engineering deliverables are delivered on time into each project 

To take responsibility as the main point of contact at MCTC for "customer contacts" relating to their own individual projects. 

To act as on site contact and source of project process information to the MCTC team. To continuously drive the improvement and development of those skills within the team

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

Substantial previous experience of successfully delivering multiple complex projects simultaneously within a highly engineered environment (automotive, aerospace, or similar)

Able to interpret and understand engineering drawings and specifications. CATIA file reviewing skills are an advantage

Must demonstrate the ability to influence people that are not direct reports. In order to obtain inputs into the various projects from the specialist teams at MCTC, the requirements will need to be clearly defined and the delivery then closely managed. 

Personal Attributes

An effective communicator with proven "people skills"

Enthusiastic for their subject and for the work being carried out at McLaren Automotive

Flexible in approach 

Confident to address and brief both internal and external contacts at all seniority levels.