Composite Machining Support

Location: Woking, GB

Location: Woking 

Job Type: Permanent  

Contract Duration: Permanent

Purpose of the Role: Preparation and delivery of tooling components and assemblies to aid downstream production of F1 components.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Polishing mould tool parts to design standards and in accordance with department procedures and instructions
  • Assembly of mould and production tools to CAD drawings and planned instructions
  • Preparation and assembly of other similar components as programme and department demand requires.
  •  Preparing tooling block for machining (gluing up) and hand finishing/assembly of patterns.
  • Maintaining the working environment to defined standards of 3S, TPM and housekeeping / presentation
  • Ensuring stock levels of bushes, bolts and consumables for role are checked and maintained
  • Management of the department’s raw material plate stock and Tooling board.
  • Liaise with Quality Dept. regarding calibration control of Dept. measuring equipment.
  • Management of Flammable cabinet, ensuring that all items are in date and only our agreed products are present.
  • Ensure all department procedures and policies are understood and followed
  • Understanding and compliance with all matters relating to health and safety

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Good Understanding of engineering practises
  • Able to read engineering drawings
  • Experience in tooling and fixture assembly and use of bench and hand tools
  • Experience of all aspects of aluminium mould polishing and assembly
  • Computer literate with good working knowledge of 3DX and Javelin
  • Counterbalance forklift licence would be an advantage

Personal Attributes:

  • Proactive - takes opportunity to use initiative where possible
  • Earns respect of team members by one’s actions
  • Able to work with minimal supervision
  • Organized, methodical and flexible approach to working
  • Determined – results focused, driven to achieve successful outcome
  • Confident – can set and manage expectations
  • Energetic, enthusiastic and highly self-motivated
  • Team player – supports other team members, department strategies and processes as a whole
  • Respectful

These are our core values. They support our vision ‘to deliver the most exciting and inspiring performance in racing and are the things that we believe are most important in the way we live and work within the McLaren Racing family. They should directly inform how we think, how we behave, and how we perform at every level of our team. 


  • We never stop pushing forward
  • We look for advantage in everything
  • We bring creativity to challenges
  • We strive for simplicity


  • We bring energy to everything we do
  • We connect people to the thrill of racing
  • We share passion for our great sport
  • We never give up


  • We are respectful
  • We roll up our sleeves to get the job done
  • We serve the team
  • We are custodians of our legacy


  • We are open minded and curious
  • We own failures, learn and improve
  • We communicate with clarity and honesty
  • We are open to challenge


  • We are at our best when we’re at our bravest
  • We embrace opportunity
  • We take responsibility for our actions
  • We believe in what we do