Continuous Improvement Reporting Analyst

Location: Woking, GB

Six month fixed term contract


At McLaren Automotive our vision is not only to become the iconic sports car manufacturer but also to deliver breath-taking, iconic and innovative new technology to the automotive industry. We recognise that we can only achieve our vision with the dedication and collaboration of our world class employees.  It is our mission to become the employer of choice within the global automotive industry.


Purpose of the Role:

Reporting to the CI Manager for Operations, the CI reporting analyst works alongside the CI Lead supporting the build of data-driven products that close the physical-to-digital divide for business areas, promoting business intelligence and real time reporting, improving performance across businesses, combining specialist hardware and software.We want you to have an awareness of SQL and/or programming languages such as Python or Java as well as desire to continue to develop and learn new skills.


Principal Accountabilities:

  • Focus engagement with Business process owners, Super User and CoE leads.
  • Gather business requirements to align process evolution and SAP application roadmap with CoE lead.
  • Consolidate change requests from Super users to feed a development roadmap.
  • Capable to differentiate process versus application issues and drive relevant change management.
  • Triage SAP support issues following feedback from Key Users & End Users.
  • Provide first line support and on-the-job coaching/mentoring/training for all users within their responsible area for the identified SAP role(s).
  • Learn the system from the end-user application perspective; this includes SAP and the associated business processes.
  • Responsible for helping maintain all relevant training materials
  • Assist in training end users on the use of the system for one or more SAP modules; this includes tips on optimal workflow and processes.
  • Responsible for identifying change impacts and developing strategies and materials to aid adoption
  • Act as a coach and champion the use of the system, reinforce positive habits and overcome negative workarounds
  • Participate in testing and validation of the new standards, new processes, and new functionality.
  • Participate in Business Process Management and audits, workshops, blueprinting and acceptance testing
  • Provide high-quality mentoring, knowledge transfer and training for SAP Modules to the business Key users and end-users.


Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • BSc/BEng, BA and/or relevant experience
  • Demonstrated programming experience for at least one programming language e.g. SQL/Python/Java/C#/C++
  • Preferably SAP experience, preferably in the areas of PP, WM / IM, ME.
  • Gains the respect of colleagues and is a team player who is more interested in results than personal preferences
  • Excellent team player with strong oral and written communication skills
  • Confident in decision making and reinforcing the changes in team’s processes & behaviour
  • Ability to contextualise the SAP solution into McLaren language and ways of working
  • Advocate Change Management with a good understanding of how to apply change strategies
  • Strong analytical, technical and written skills that enable you to communicate findings and recommendations to senior stakeholders
  • Business process analysis and redesign experience; including process mapping; business process redesign and implementation
  • Sound knowledge of integration points
  • Able to develop functional specifications for business reports


Personal Attributes:

  • Enthusiastic and positive
  • Good change management skills
  • Good communication skills and able to adjust their style as the circumstance requires
  • Patient and approachable
  • Able to work with and influence employees at all levels
  • Take ownership of the solutions and champion the change until implementation and full adoption
  • Ability to adopt news ways of working
  • Team player
  • Creative thinker who will challenge ways of working
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Resilient


If you are passionate about pushing the boundaries of processes and technologies and have an entrepreneurial mind-set, join us at the heart of an exciting journey apply now to be part of cutting edge pioneering projects.