General information

Job Title
Skilled Inspector
Ref #
Thursday, January 19, 2023
United Kingdom
Business area
Quality Operations
Position level
J - Technician / Administrator
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

Buy-off Quality Auditors are stationed throughout the final stages of the EOL process in MPC to ensure that reworks are completed to the correct quality levels and also that finished vehicles are correctly quality bought off prior to FOK.

Principal Accountabilities

The role of Quality Auditor encompasses the following activities:

  • Determines the severity of defects according to MPA scoring guidelines and ensures that issues are corrected prior to sale forward.
  • Performs inspection of reworked vehicles to ensure quality levels meet customer expectations (“Down-score”)
  • Completes vehicle Final Inspection (“FI”).
  • Function checks finished vehicles to ensure all systems operate correctly (“Function Confirmation”).
  • Buy-off of vehicle specification, including weights and accessories (“Pre-FOK”)
  • Pre-transit quality buy-off with transport logistics / despatch.
  • Inputs and maintains data into the Quality database.
  • Completes the sale process for the car from MPC into distribution (“FOK”)
Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Significant level of expertise in an OEM or Tier One automotive environment.
  • Expertise of working to processes
  • Strong working knowledge of Word and Excel
  • Good understanding of general vehicle quality and paint standards
  • Experience of vehicle repair methods is a distinct advantage
Personal Attributes

  • Ability to make customer focused decisions under pressure
  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to liaise effectively with internal and external customers at all levels.
  • Ability to work methodically and logically
  • Ability to work well in a team or autonomously as required.
  • Be willing to work overtime