General information

Job Title
Quality Engineer, Complex Analysis
Ref #
Friday, August 11, 2023
United Kingdom
Business area
Quality Engineering
Position level
H - Qualified
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

As a Quality Engineer your role is to improve quality at the Inspection audit stations by carrying out Root Cause Analysis, ensuring that robust containments are introduced in a timely manner and working with other function groups within the business to identify long term countermeasures.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Clear definition of concerns highlighted during audit inspection
  • Problem breakdown of concern using data analysis
  • Timely introduction of robust containments
  • Root Cause Analysis of concern using McLaren’s problem-solving methodology
  • Application of quality tools to establish direct cause of concern
  • Cross functional working with other business areas to identify long term countermeasures along with “Lessons Learned” for future models
Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Comprehensive knowledge of automotive manufacturing or similar industry
  • BIW (Body in White) experience preferable.
  • Engineering Degree background, preferably mechanical or manufacturing
  • Previous experience conducting root cause analysis. (Six Sigma, 8D etc)
  • CATIA and GD&T experience
  • Capable of conducting Statistical Analysis (SPC)
  • Working knowledge of FMEA and Design for Manufacture
  • Project management of cross functional working groups
  • Proven experience of working in a dedicated team environment as well as the ability to work as an individual
Personal Attributes

  • Strives to achieve a successful solution to all problems
  • Experience of working to deadlines or within a target driven climate
  • Has a positive attitude, is flexible and is comfortable dealing with an ever changing environment
  • Has excellent PC skills including, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Must be able to communicate well at all levels (Internally and externally)
  • Organisational skills are essential, as is attention to detail