General information

Job Title
Warehouse Operative
Ref #
Wednesday, March 1, 2023
United Kingdom
Business area
Position level
J - Technician / Administrator
Working time
Full Time
Contract type
Working pattern
Sheffield Prost

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

Reporting to the Warehouse Team Leader, the Warehouse Operative will coordinate the efficient movement of inbound and outbound materials to support and ensure the continued and timely running of the production line. This newly created role will also include the inspection of inbound materials and supporting the management of the MRO inventory.

Principal Accountabilities
  • Inspection of inbound materials to ensure adherence to the agreed Product Standards.
  • Raise Non-Conforming Material documentation on inbound materials as required.
  • Ensure that all deliveries to site are received, unloaded, decanted and properly administered in SAP.
  • Responsibility for the picking and kitting of ‘sets’ in a timely manner to enable the production plan.
  • Liaise with Production and Supply Chain to ensure the continued running of the line, responding to any queries regarding shortages and replacement parts quickly and efficiently.
  • Responsible for the preparation and arrangement of outbound shipping activities, such as returnable packaging.
  • Organisation and management of the Goods In, Goods Out and Stores to ensure efficient material storage and handling and high levels of inventory accuracy.
  • Miscellaneous duties, which are work-related, as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • Current forklift license preferred although training offered to the appropriate candidate.
  • Good working knowledge and experience of SAP, desirable.
  • Demonstratable experience of working within a fast paced, lean production environment.
  • Previous experience of material inspection and MRO inventory management, advantageous.
Personal Attributes
  • Well organised, demonstrating a methodical approach and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Highly motivated and confident with good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Resilient, able to work independently under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • Flexible approach to working hours (early, day or late) including evenings and weekends.