General information

Job Title
Vehicle Assembly Operatives
Ref #
Monday, May 9, 2022
United Kingdom
Business area
General Assembly Direct
Position level
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
We are looking for highly motivated individuals to join our expanding production team to produce the new range of McLaren high-performance sports cars. There are a number of roles on both a permanent and temporary to permanent basis,within general assembly and the paint shop. So whether you have previous experience in manufacturing, or simply a desire to learn we could have a role for you. Our partner agency, Gi Group, supports our recruitment within this area, and your details will be passed on for them to support you in your application.
Principal Accountabilities
The role will work as part of a small, multi-functional team, reporting to a Production Team Leader. 
The role encourages involvement in improving performance for the team, in quality and cost control, productivity and areas of safety.  A flexible approach to working hours including the ability to work shifts is vital.
You will need to be able to learn to understand and follow detailed work instructions relating to the construction, painting or assembling of vehicles.
Ensure that all station operations on each vehicle are completed to the required quality standard.
Ensure that all operations are completed in the required timescale.
Work as part of a team on the definition and solution of problems that may be affecting the quality, cost or productivity of the vehicles being produced.
Ensure the work area is clean, tidy, and orderly at all times in line with McLaren expectations.
Maintain a safe working environment for yourself and team members.
Participate in continuous improvement activities as requested.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience
No formal qualifications are necessary; however, experience within automotive or manufacturing would be a distinct advantage.
Prior experience of working as part of a team is desirable as well as experience of working to timescales.

Personal Attributes
You must take great pride in your work and have a process driven work ethic
You will be quality focused, punctual, willing to learn and conscientious
You must be extremely trust-worthy and work effectively as part of a team
There is a requirement to demonstrate commitment and a drive to succeed.
You must have the ability to follow processes
And you must be enthusiastic, self-motivated and reliable