Variant Configuration Clerk

Location: London, GB

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. To ensure McLaren Automotive continues its desire to be “the sportscar company”, we are looking for a Variant Configuation Clerk to join our team.


Purpose of the Role:

Responsible for translating Product Development’s concept of a new car into a functioning data model. Implementation data models into SAP systems, maintaining and unit testing. Supporting web requirements and product change request implementation.


Principal Accountabilities:

  • Attend Sales & Marketing reviews and relevant cross-functional process meetings
  • Creation of specific program Product Data Definition (PDD) file.
  • Design and creation of the configuration model from Design Intent Report and Options & features list
  • Creation and implementation of data model from PDD to the SAP system.
  • Complete data model unit testing and sales order regression testing
  • Support web visualiser through sending Knowledge Bases
  • Implementation of Change Requests
  • Support Product Data Management (PDM) team in the coding of the Bill of Materials (BoM)

Knowledge, skills and experience

  • SAP experience is desirable
  • Microsoft Office literate, including Excel
  • Knowledge of Automotive manufacturing industry is desirable
  • Coding experience is desirable
  • Graduate in a technical subject

Personal Attributes:

  • An ability to deliver under pressure with an appetite for success.
  • Ability to communicate clearly on all levels of the business.
  • A positive, proactive attitude, self-reliant with a high level of self-motivation.
  • Well organised, delivery focused – with demonstrable record of on-time delivery.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Ownership and responsibility of assigned projects and tasks

We recognise that we can only achieve our vision with the dedication and collaboration of our world class employees.  It is our aim to become the employer of choice within the global automotive industry.


At McLaren Automotive we are constantly looking to improve. To become the employer of choice we are always looking to develop our employee offerings. We currently offer a range of benefits to employees at all levels of the business including Private Healthcare, Contributory Pension Scheme, Life Assurance and Personal Lease Car Scheme. We also offer a range of discounts with our partner organisations.