Engineering Administrator (Contractor)

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Date: 09-Jan-2017

Location: Woking, GB

We take performance beyond what was thought possible, working with visionaries and leaders to move our world forwards faster.


McLaren Applied Technologies, part of the McLaren Technology Group, innovates using the skills, insights and experience gleaned from over 50 years of competition in the world’s most technologically demanding sport, to innovate in and also beyond motorsport. We seek to create meaningful, long-lasting performance gains that positively impact a variety of sectors and communities.


With a passion for performance excellence, we bring together a distinctive combination of technology, mindset and capabilities - including high performance design, analytics, simulation, sensing and control systems – to make innovation a reality for our partners.


Our people are dynamic with excellent technical and commercial skills.


We partner with world leading businesses across many sectors; what unites us is a desire to prevail in whatever we do. Together we strive to be the best or to go beyond what was considered to be the limit of performance.


The Role:

  • McLaren Applied Technologies develop control electronics and software for high performance applications. As an Engineering Administrator, you will sit within the wider Hardware Design team;
  • As an Engineering Administrator you will support the wider engineering team by carrying out the following tasks:
    • Raise Stock Request forms
    • Create new Part Number and Early Allocation BOMs
    • Enter new components into PCB Design Software (Cadence)
    • Manage Drawing Registers
    • Search for and specify replacement parts for Obsolete Components
    • Manage test equipment (availability and calibration)
  • The role could also expand into the following:
    • Conduct Simulation Work to determine best component values for a design
    • Assemble test equipment and conduct initial design test and validation
    • Create reports
  • You will understand the full development cycle from specification, design, schematic capture, through to supporting PCB layout, manufacture and assembly operations while following and developing design procedures;



  • Will have a basic knowledge of digital electronic design for high performance multi-processor systems;
  • Have a keen eye for detail and a desire for continuous improvement;
  • Have knowledge of ERP Systems and how they interact with the business;
  • Can work as part of a multi-disciplinary team including hardware, software, mechanical and systems engineers;
  • Are able to engage with a broad range of stakeholders and work within a matrix organisation;

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