Body Assembly Rework Team Leader

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Location: Woking, GB

We are looking for highly motivated individuals to join our expanding production team to produce the new range of McLaren high performance sports cars.

 

Role Dimensions:

 

The role will work as a Technical Trainer for Body & Paint, reporting to Body & Paint Group Leader.  The role encourages involvement in improving performance for the team, in quality and cost control, productivity and areas of safety. The role requires a flexible approach to working hours, possibility including shifts and weekend work. No budget or personnel responsibilities.

 

Principal Accountabilities:

 

  • Training Matrix programme for skills deficit on current and new recruits control and gap analysis,
  • Support styling in the development of all new colours
  • Have a good understanding of all Body Assembly processes
  • Have a good understanding of up and down stream processes
  • Produce proto-type samples / Test panels when requested   
  • Understand and follow detailed work instructions relating to the paint shop processes
  • Ensure that all station operations on each vehicle are completed to the required quality standard.
  • Ensure that all operations are completed to the required timescale.
  • Work as part of a team on the definition and solution of problems that may be affecting the quality, cost or productivity of the vehicles being produced.
  • Attend the workplace on a regular and timely basis, informing the team leader of any lateness or unplanned absence in a timely manner.
  • Ensure the work area is clean, tidy and orderly at all times in line with brand expectations.
  • Maintain a neat and orderly appearance within the workplace, using the uniform/ clothing provided.
  • Maintain a safe working environment for yourself and other team members, participating in safety activities as requested.
  • Participate in continuous improvement activities as requested.
  • Understand and adhere to the McLaren Values and help grow the Automotive Brand.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

 

  • Previous Automotive Paint shop / Body Assembly experience is highly desirable
  • No formal qualifications are necessary; however, a foundation in engineering and/or experience within automotive or manufacturing would be a distinct advantage.
  • For some positions, specific skills may be required e.g. Composite lay-up & reparation, diagnostics, mechanical vehicle repair, bare metal repair, etc.
  • Prior experience of working as part of a team is desirable.
  • Prior experience of working to timescales would be advantageous.
  • Quality focused with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Ability to follow processes set in place.

 

Personal Attributes:

 

  • The candidate must take great pride in their work and have a process driven work ethic.
  • The candidate will be quality focused, punctual, willing to learn and conscientious.
  • The candidate must be extremely trust worthy and works effectively as part of a team.
  • Needs to have commitment and drive to succeed.
  • Ability to communicate and interact effectively within the organisation.
  • Perform in an environment of continuous improvement.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure.
  • The candidate must be enthusiastic, self-motivated and reliable.

 

All employees must ensure compliance with the Company Health and Safety Policy, and all relevant other statutory Health and Safety legislation.

This job description may not detail some less major duties allocated to the post holder, nor cover duties of a similar nature, commensurate with the role, which may from time to time be reasonably required by the relevant manager.

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