Associate Business Systems Analyst

Location: Sheffield, GB

Associate Business Systems Analyst      


Permanent - Sheffield



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.


This is an exciting opportunity to join our team in Sheffield to develop and support our processes and systems to enhance the business. So if you have a passion for technology, this would be a great role for you.


Purpose of the Role:


The Business Systems team is responsible for the implementation and support of business processes and systems, focussing on enterprise resource planning and manufacturing operations management.  The Business Systems Analyst proactively seeks out opportunities for improvement, working across disciplines, systems and business areas to ensure that our digital solutions are fit for purpose and support business operations.



Role Dimensions:


  • Provide 1st and 2nd line business system support to end users in SAP and manufacturing systems, including bespoke software
  • You will learn how our primary manufacturing operations management system is installed, configured and maintained, and be a part of the ongoing development of the system
  • Work closely with the central IT team to ensure standard processes are followed
  • Develop and build relationships with the business so that you become a go-to person for process and system queries
  • Implement and deliver solutions and processes in existing business platforms, including Microsoft Power Platform
  • Support the IT service desk in resolving issues
  • Participate in business system and process transformation projects and initiatives from kick-off to aftercare
  • Facilitate workshops and design sessions to elicit requirements from stakeholders
  • Prepare functional specifications and obtain stakeholder approval
  • Provide timely and effective communications with stakeholders and end users
  • Define and execute exhaustive business system test plans
  • Be a champion of innovation, seeking out new technologies and ways of working
  • Assist with the delivery of training in both the new starter training programme and ad-hoc refresher training
  • Identify opportunities for improving training processes and knowledge transfer
  • Support and participate in team knowledge sharing initiatives



Knowledge, Skills and Experience:


  • This role would suit someone with manufacturing engineering experience interested in moving into software configuration and development.
  • Experience or knowledge in developing software to meet a set of requirements, including using HTML, CSS and SQL
  • Experience of documenting processes and capturing requirements
  • Knowledge of project management principles and techniques including Agile is preferred but not essential 
  • Can communicate effectively with both end users and technical teams
  • Experience in troubleshooting and problem resolution
  • Good communicator both verbally and in writing
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office skills
  • Microsoft Power Platform experience is an advantage – SharePoint administration, PowerApps, PowerBI, Power Automate development



Personal Attributes:


  • Active interest in existing and emerging technology
  • Keen to learn new skills and systems, with opportunity to develop role and responsibility
  • Innovative and always looking for new ways of working
  • Exceptional customer service
  • Good communicator and relationship builder, can be a go-to person
  • Attention to detail


We recognise that we can only achieve our vision with the dedication and collaboration of our world class employees.  At McLaren Automotive through our people, we are constantly looking to improve, as we do with our Supercar program development.  Aspiring to become the employer of choice in a fast paced and challenging environment.

We currently offer a range of benefits to employees at all levels of the business including Private Healthcare, Contributory Pension Scheme, Life Assurance and Mercedes Partner Car Scheme, discounts on McLaren Products, Cycle to Work Scheme. We also offer a range of discounts with our partner organisations.