Maintenance Technician

Location: Sheffield, GB

Maintenance Technician



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 has led to an exciting opportunity for a multi skilled Maintenance Technician to join our Composites Technology Centre located in Sheffield, on a permanent basis.


Purpose of the role:


In this role, you will be responsible for delivering effective and efficient reactive, preventative and predictive maintenance. You will also be responsible for improvements, installations, inspections, documentation, fault finding and other engineering tasks. Therefore, you will be an experienced fault finder on electrical, mechanical and fluid power systems with a good grasp of preventative maintenance processes.


Principal accountabilities: 


You will ensure that your activities comply with health, safety and environmental requirements. You will establish and develop successful working relationships with a network of local and international suppliers. You will work with contracting resources and OEM’s to perform a variety of tasks. You will be supporting Research and Development work on future models by providing support, ideas and bespoke items required to develop new processes. You will monitor and react to feedback from equipment monitoring systems.


Skills & experience: 


If you have experience with and a working understanding of any of the following subjects, then we want to hear from you!

Electrics: Fault finding, Testing,Installation Inspection, Functional Testing.

PLC’s: Fault finding, Maintenance, Component replacement, Small Program Mods, Siemens experience preferred.

Hydraulics: Fault finding, Component replacement, installation and pneumatics, piping, pump and unit repair.

Robotics: Fault finding and Re-Programming, Maintenance, Servo-drive related tasks and inspections.

Mechanical: Fitting, Maintenance, Workshop, Machining, bench fitting, inspection, functional testing, small fabrication/ welding tasks and installation.


You will have proficient experience in Engineering and Maintenance ideally gained within a manufacturing environment and be familiar with Building Services / Facilities: e.g. Compressed air system, AHU, HVAC. You will have experience working with Computerised Maintenance Management Software (CMMS) included in this should be spares, consumables and equipment management.



This role offers the following benefits:

  • Salary: Competitive.
  • A structured Career Development Framework to support your development.
  • 25 days annual leave plus public holidays.
  • Free onsite Parking.
  • Life assurance to the value of 4 times base salary (statutory cap applies).
  • Eligibility to participate in our preferential lease car scheme.
  • *Eligibility for company funded individual private healthcare; this also comes with the opportunity to extend to partner or spouse and/or dependents at a discounted rate.
  • *Auto enrolment on to the company’s pension scheme.
  • *Enhanced company maternity, paternity or adoption leave and pay.

* Qualifying period applies


We recognise that to be as good at people as we are cars, 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.

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