Project Engineer

Location: Sheffield, GB

Are you an experienced Project Engineer or Project Manager? Are you looking to work at a brand-new facility? Do you want to work on a new project from the ground up with the opportunity to make it your own? If you have answered yes, please read on.

This is a newly created role to be based at our Composite Technology Centre in Rotherham. In this role, you will be developing new technologies and processes for manufacturing carbon fibre components. It is not essential to have carbon fibre experience; however, it is advantageous if you do. You will be working closely with our Engineering team that is based at our Woking site, to develop and optimise component design for future light weight components. You will be developing equipment specifications and sourcing all capital equipment and tooling associated with your manufacturing process. You will have experience working in a manufacturing environment ideally at a large automotive OEM or tier 1 supplier and will have an excellent understanding of manufacturing systems and processes.

Reporting directly into the Principal Engineer, you will be working within a multi-site team including: Design (Woking), Quality, Production and Supply Chain (Rotherham) and external suppliers worldwide.

You will be someone who has demonstrable commercial acumen, be a keen problem-solver and bring innovative solutions to the table. You will have structured organised methodology. You will have the ability to work autonomously and have a willingness to ‘learn on the fly’. You will be expected to have some travel within this role to our other McLaren sites (Woking) or you could be required to visit suppliers potentially abroad.

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 dependants 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

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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.