General information

Job Title
Series Electronics & TVM 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 identify and implement TVM initiatives for all McLaren vehicle platforms. Responsible for delivering the TVM targets for the Vehicle Electronics team.

Principal Accountabilities
  • Liaise with the rest of the design and engineering community, suppliers, manufacturing engineering, and R&D team.
  • Design components to meet cost targets while achieving challenging performance attributes and the lowest feasible weight.
  • Coordinate design work to deliver timely design releases.
  • Develop and specify CAD models or drawings, considering inputs from parts suppliers, assembly processes, and design studies.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Sound understanding of Electrical and Mechanical design fundamentals.
  • Good material knowledge, with emphasis on high performance and lightweight materials.
  • Good understanding of manufacturing process & technologies
  • Knowledge of assembly processes
  • Good understanding of GD&T (Geometric Dimension & Tolerance) standards.
  • Experience of high and niche vehicle (low volume) programmes
  • Understanding of FE analysis technique to drive structural design and its optimization is essential.
  • Experience of CATIA V5 CPD or experience on equivalent composites design toolboxes would be beneficial.
  • Experience of best drawing and modelling practises or methodologies would be beneficial.
  • PC literate and at ease with MS Office products
  • Ability to conduct DFMEA would be beneficial
  • Knowledge of Quality Management processes, such as APQP, PPAP, etc.
  • Knowledge of Fault Finding and Root Cause Analysis.
  • PC literate and at ease with MS Office products
  • 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