General information

Job Title
Logistics - Team Leader
Ref #
Monday, January 30, 2023
United Kingdom
Business area
Series - Logistics Operations
Position level
I - Qualifying / Team Leader
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
  • Managing adherence to delivery schedules in line with production requirements, supplier lead times, and warehousing capacities
  • Continuously being aware of ,and pro-actively addressing potential or actual shortages.
Principal Accountabilities
  • Participating in Policy Deployment
  • Close liaison with other disciplines within the logistics organisation, as well as other departments especially Warehouse, Quality and Expediter teams
  • Minimising warehouse stock out’s through the management of a clear deck policy
  • Ensure health and safety standards are achieved on an ongoing basis and actively promote individual responsibility for health and safety
  • Review, improve and administer the operating environment through establishing and maintaining housekeeping standards
  • Follow standard operating procedures and actively pursue the elimination of waste through the application of continuous improvement tools and techniques
  • Ensuring all inbound freight is managed and accounted for into the business
  • Ensuring all discrepancies are dealt with swiftly and resolutely
  • To issue parts to the Production line on time, and collection of empty stillages/kanban boxes to be returned to stores for replenishment
  • To liaise with Production to ensure continued running of line, to respond to any queries regarding lineside shortages and replacement parts quickly and efficiently
  • Ensure issues are captured and communicated to the relevant department, and to escalate accordingly
  • Be responsible for all Health and Safety policy within the area, ensuring Health and Safety reps are advised of any issues
  • To constantly monitor lineside/warehouse stock accuracy, and resolve issues where necessary
  • To be responsible for relevant KPI`s as advised
  • To be responsible for stock security ensuring all stock is accounted for, is secure & safe, to aid towards our stock accuracy & cost saving as a business
  • Team perfomance management & adherence to company policies & processes
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • Effective Communication
  • PI –Stock Accuracy
Personal Attributes
  • Flexible approach to working - shift patterns : 05:30am – 13:45pm and 15:00pm - 23:15pm