General information

Job Title
Electrical Quality Engineer
Ref #
Thursday, January 5, 2023
United Kingdom
Business area
Product Development
Electrical & Controls - Software
Position level
H - Qualified
Working time
Full Time
Contract type
Working pattern
9am - 6pm 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

To join McLaren Automotive Vehicle Electronics team to provide support for Quality for all McLaren vehicle platforms. Responsible for implementing class leading Quality process for the Vehicle Electronics team.

Principal Accountabilities
  • Support the team in delivering Quality program targets and design in Quality from concept to program delivery and Series support.
  • Deliver all critical program activities related to Quality for the Vehicle Electronics team.
  • Implement quality processes for Vehicle Electronics.
  • Work as part of a team, reporting to the Principal Engineer - Series Quality & TVM.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Electronics architecture experience (harness, CAN/LIN protocols, ECUs, sensors) in an automotive environment.

  • Experience of Electrical systems for automotive applications.
  • Experience of Quality Management processes, such as APQP, PPAP, etc.
  • Experience of issue management and tracking processes.
  • Knowledge of the FMEA process.
  • Knowledge of Fault Finding and Root Cause Analysis.
  • PC literate and at ease with MS Office products
  • Experience Test and integration of vehicle Electronics systems.
  • Generation and approval of detailed specifications.
  • Experience gained in Automotive OEM or tier one supplier.
Personal Attributes
  • Self-motivated and proactive, with a can-do attitude and the ability to work both as a supportive team member and as a driven individual with minimal supervision
  • Adaptable, quick thinking, decisive, showing strong initiative and self-determination
  • Promote cross functional team working and collaboration between departments to support delivery of challenging projects
  • Conscientious, with a proven eye for detail (quality, reliability and safety) with dedication to deliver best in class products
  • Excellent personal workload management and workforce planning.
  • Excellent communication skills to enable cross-functional working, able to define the requirement and breakdown complex problems
  • Willing to travel and work flexible hours when required
  • Passion for the automotive industry and technology would be advantageous
  • Enthusiasm to embrace change and support creation of new processes as necessary
  • Willing to own and push the boundaries of their core responsibilities
  • A UK vehicle driving license
  • Excited to build on the McLaren legacy