General information

Job Title
Uplift Stores Operative
Ref #
Tuesday, December 14, 2021
United Kingdom
Business area
Product Development
Vehicle Development
Position level
Technician / Administrator
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

Working closely with both internal logistics function and production teams to ensure material requirements for all vehicle builds are satisfied in a timely and accurate manner.

Principal Accountabilities

·        Picking, transferring and storing of stock as required by the prototype build and uplift team.

·    Continuously being aware of and pro-actively addressing potential/actual shortages.

·    Able to work and communicate effectively with all key stakeholders both internal and external to the department and confidently escalate issues where appropriate

·    Ensure health and safety standards are achieved on an ongoing basis and actively promote individual responsibility for health and safety.

·    Own, review and improve the operating environment through establishing and maintaining housekeeping standards

·    Ensure all direct activities are conducted to the relevant standard operating procedure and policy and actively pursue the elimination of waste through the application of continuous improvement tools and techniques.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

·        Detailed working and understanding of a sequenced materials production environment.

·    Previous experience within the manufacturing industry in logistics required. Automotive experience preferred

·    Numerate & literate with the ability to accurately apply large amounts of data to supply chain documentation

·    IT literate with common MS office products

·    SAP experience an advantage

·    Highly organised individual with the ability to manage his or her time against priorities and able to work alone on occasion

·    Able to work under pressure in a target driven environment

Personal Attributes

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

·    Agile mindset.

·    Flexible approach to working hours.

·    Calm under pressure with a pragmatic approach to working.

·    Professional team player within a diverse multiskilled business area

·    Effective written and verbal communication skills.