General information

Job Title
Technician - Quality
Ref #
Monday, January 9, 2023
United Kingdom
Business area
Goods In
Position level
J - Technician / Administrator
Working time
Full Time
Contract type
Working pattern
Blue 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

Carry out containment activities generated via the hotline for series production. Processing of Non-Conforming Materials. Hotline/linesweep response. Co-ordination of containment via 3rd party and SQA. Non-conforming parts collection sweeps. Dispostion of NCP and RTV processing. Feedback to supplier Grading of initial supplier 8D responses. Supplier quality performance reporting (occurrence, Severity, Response)

Principal Accountabilities

  • Reading drawings and 3d models
  • 1st line containment through line sweeps, stock sorts and re-work activities
  • Liaisons with the Parts Quality Engineers and Manager
  • OSR reporting and supplier performance data gathering including time taken on inspection activities
  • Tracking 8D response from supplier and recording in the OSR tracker
  • Hotline response within the required time frame (Target <24 hours)
  • Level 0 escalation to team leader
  • Collection of Non-conforming materials and reviewing “good parts” rack
  • Processing of non-conforming materials within the required time frame
  • Reporting inspection results to management via Hotline App / Inspection Tracker
  • Updating inspection reports
  • Recall of materials for inspection by Parts Quality Inspector / 3rd party inspection company.
  • 5s and general housekeeping
  • Creating inspection plans/templates using McLaren standards and specifications


Knowledge, Skills and Experience


  • Significant experience in inspection
  • Problem solving skills (e.g. PPS)
  • Capable using the MSOffice suite of software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Proven track record of delivering targets (S,Q,D,C)
  • Good presentation skills
  • Able to work autonomously or as part of a wider team
  • Able to read and interpret engineering drawings and 3d models


  • Experience of APQP, PPAP
  • Experience of lean manufacturing & problem solving tools
  • Experience of using SAP & associated tools
  • Experience within a Quality role at OEM or Tier One level
  • An engineering background
Personal Attributes

  • Tenacious, driven and pragmatic
  • Able to multi-task and work under pressure
  • Consistent decision maker – methodical and logical
  • A keen eye for detail
  • Ability to communicate at all levels of the organisation
  • Flexible to work additional hours (week day overtime and weekend shifts as needed), and/or at different McLaren locations when required.
  • Keen to learn and to be developed