General information

Job Title
Uplift Technician
Ref #
408
Date
Thursday, September 16, 2021
Country
United Kingdom
Location
Woking
Business area
Product Development
Department
Vehicle Development - Prototype
Position level
Technician / Administrator
Working time
Full Time
Contract type
Permanent
Working pattern
7:30am - 4:30pm Monday to Friday

Description & Requirements

Background

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

Purpose of the Role:

Facilitate and support the preparation of vehicles through the Uplift team for the pre-owned vehicle market and support the process of reworking new vehicles for region conversion

 Role Dimensions:

The role requires an intelligent, resourceful and pragmatic technician with extensive experience of automotive manufacturing preferably in the super car or luxury brand market. A great team player who can work within a multi-functional team and is capable of taking the initiative and working autonomously, while actively following processes and meeting target deadlines to achieve

 

Principal Accountabilities

Principal Accountabilities:

·         Working closely with members of the Uplift team to build and prepare high-quality De-fleet/Uplift or conversion vehicles for the pre-owned and new sales market which could include, full or partial repaint, mechanical, electrical and software updating

·         Co-ordinate simultaneous vehicle builds/updates in an effective and intelligent manner, managing conflicting priorities within tight deadlines to meet the overall Uplift objective

·         Develop good working relationships with members of the core build team to ensure effective problem resolution and efficient communication of technical issues

·         Work within the Uplift processes to ensure compliance for all vehicle reworks

·         Competently and accurately manage documentation for robust record keeping and sign off

·         Deliver the vehicles to the sales team at the highest quality of mechanical and aesthetical standard in line with the McLaren brand

·         Ensure best working practises and the McLaren health and safety policies are adhered to and followed at all times

·         Have a flexible approach to working within the wider team and willing to perform additional workshop based duties when required

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

·         Extensive development vehicle build experience, from whole-vehicle down to component level

·         A comprehensive knowledge of vehicle architecture and a competent knowledge base in the safe use and operation of supporting automotive equipment

·         Experience of supporting and maintaining pre-production vehicles, and an ability to contribute to component and system fault diagnosis

·         Good degree of computer literacy

·         Ability to interpret engineering specifications and drawings and or build instructions

·         A team player able to motivate themselves and others and deliver to a high standard at all times, whilst working under pressure and to tight deadlines

·         Able to contribute to continuous improvement and identify areas for improving workshop efficiency

Personal Attributes
  • Good commnunicator with the ability to converse to all levels of the business
  • Flexible attitude and approach to working
  • Self Motivated and able to work on own initiative and or as part of a team
  • Smart and well presented individual
  • Driving License ( Full )