General information

Job Title
Senior Process Technician
Ref #
Friday, August 5, 2022
United Kingdom
Business area
Managed Services
Position level
H - Qualified
Working time
Full Time
Contract type
Working pattern
Red Shift 40 hours

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 co-ordinate and lead shift maintenance and repair of critical production equipment within the MTC and MPC, in order to minimize downtime and maximize operating effectiveness and efficiency.   



Principal Accountabilities
  • Act as first line point of co-ordination for shift breakdown and maintenance support during hours of own shift.
  • Plan, prioritise and assign workload to support production and ensure efficient use of working time and allocate appropriate shift resource accordingly.
  • Co-ordinate shift handover with preceding & following shift, and ensure that any work handed over is prioritised/allocated effectively.
  • Carry out repair, improvement and planned maintenance work on Production Equipment.
  • Attend weekly Engineering meeting with the Engineering Manager and MAL representative, to discuss planned and current work and any issues
  • Ensure that any spares/consumables used are re ordered and stock levels are maintained to minimise downtime.
  • Liaise with suppliers to ensure the best quality and best price is obtained for all spares and consumables
  • Ensure PPM’s are up to date and amend and create PPM’s where required.     
  • Effective supervision of the Subcontractor activities as required.
  • Mentoring of apprentices/new starters.
  • Assist with the identification of any future training needs
  • Identification of continuous improvement of plant, equipment, and systems.
  • Compliance with the Health, Safety, and Environmental Policy requirements within area of responsibility.
  • Effective logging and documentation of reactive and planned maintenance tasks Concept
  • Assist with planning and implementation of Annual shutdown works
  • Ensure housekeeping of all work shops and store areas are maintained to the required standard
  • Assist the Management Team during any future recruitment
  • Stand in for Engineering Maintenance Manger during holidays as and when required 




Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Electrical/Mechanical recognised engineering skills – will be subject to practical test i.e. BTEC / HND / Apprenticeship
  • Experience of fault finding and maintenance activity on PC, PLC, and electromechanically controlled production equipment.
  • Robust experience in a similar role and industry.
  • Good working knowledge / programming experience of Siemens S7, Canbus, VSDs and predictive maintenance techniques an advantage.
  • Knowledge of automated control systems and manufacturing and process equipment is required. 

Personal Attributes

  • Effective communication skills.
  • Ability to work on own initiative but also cohesively within a small professional team