General information

Job Title
Logistics Zone Controller
Ref #
Friday, August 19, 2022
United Kingdom
Business area
Series - Logistics Operations
Position level
J - Technician / Administrator
Working time
Full Time
Contract type
Working pattern
Red 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

  • Supporting the Logistics department, you will work with personnel from both MTC and MPC. You shall also deal with external customers as part of our daily business.
  • Stores functions, Quality, Transport drivers and Production to ensure material requirements for all model builds are satisfied in a timely and accurate manner.

Principal Accountabilities
  • Be responsible for the Health and Safety of yourself and others, ensuring all incidents and near misses are reported to your H&S Representative
  • Participating in all Policy Deployment and adherence of these policies
  • Review and improve the operating environment through establishing and maintaining housekeeping standards
  • Follow Standard Operating Procedures and to actively pursue the elimination of waste through the application of continuous improvement tools and techniques
  • Closely liaising with other disciplines within the Logistics organisation, as well as other departments, such as Quality, Engineering and Production to ensure continued running of all Production lines, to respond to any queries regarding lineside shortages and potential line stops
  • To be responsible for relevant KPI`s within your area of responsibility
  • May be required to use Material Handling Equipment following relevant training and Health Checks
  • Weekly rotating shift patterns of 05:30am - 13:45pm and 15:00pm - 23:15pm applies
  • To undertake any other work as directed by your Line Manager in connection within your job as may be requested
  • Support your Line Manager with task allocation and motivating a small team of individuals, ensuring they are continuously aware of production requirements.
  • Minimising warehouse stock outs through the management of a clear deck policy and accurate transacting of product in order to support our Inventory Control Team in achieving our Inventory Accuracy targets
  • Use the provided KPI tools and reports to ensure we have a clear ‘Good to run’ status.
  • Attend key stakeholder meetings and follow escalation process to raise the alarm on any potential risks to production or KPI targets
  • Demonstrate a high level of control and be the point of contact for any queries relating to your area of responsibility/zone 
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • Detailed working understanding of Logistics and associated up and down stream processes
  • Previous experience within the manufacturing industry, especially automotive production environments
  • Applicants should be numerate, good communicators, IT literate with experience of using MRP, warehousing systems, Excel and SAP
  • Development and experience of key performance indicators
  • RCA of discrepancies

Personal Attributes
  • Experience of working under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Flexible approach to working hours
  • Calm under pressure
  • Professional at all times
  • Effective written and verbal communication
  • Maintain Company Confidentiality at all times