General information

Job Title
Senior Design Engineer - Logistics
Ref #
Thursday, October 7, 2021
United Kingdom
Business area
Logistics Engineering
Position level
Principal / Senior
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

Lead the design of bespoke line delivery equipment for both current and future McLaren vehicle projects

Principal Accountabilities
  • §   Creation of bespoke line side equipment designs.
  • §   Creation of equipment visuals.
  • §   Logistics Facility layouts.
  • §   Manage the production and introduction of new equipment.
  • §   Support the Logistics Engineering team in the achievement of departmental budgets.
  • §   Lead and motivate a small team of design engineers
Knowledge, Skills and Experience

§   Experience as Industrial Design or Product Development Engineer

§   Knowledge of sheet metal manufacturing processes.

§   3D CAD experience is essential, including experience of Catia and SolidWorks.

§   Knowledge of AutoCAD would be an advantage.

§   Ability to create new designs to meet project requirements and also to update and modify existing drawings.

§   Project management skills.

§   A degree in design or engineering would be considered an advantage.

§   Numerate & literate.

§   IT literate and have good organisation skills.

§   Competent in Excel.

Personal Attributes

§   Dynamic individual with the ability to respond to challenging situations in an innovative manner.

§   Excellent oral and presentation skills.

§   Flexible approach to working times.

§   Flexible approach to work requests.

§   Effective written and verbal communication to peers and reports.

§   Approachable and confident working in a pressurised environment.

§   Comfortable working both within a team, as well as independently.

§   Able to multi-task effectively.