Engineering Team Coordinator - McLaren Special Operations

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Location: Woking, GB

McLaren Special Operations (MSO) is a division of McLaren Automotive, responsible for the design, development and delivery of personalised and bespoke vehicle commissions, performance details and options, as well as overseeing and ensuring McLaren legacy vehicles remain road worthy and up to date.  MSO products and services represent world class McLaren offerings and in doing so provides McLaren owners with virtually limitless possibilities to tailor a car exactly to their needs and tastes.

An exciting opportunity has arisen in MSO for a driven individual to join our Engineering team in Woking as an Engineering Team Coordinator on an initial 12 month fixed term contract.  

Purpose of the role:

As Engineering Team Coordinator you will be responsible for ensuring all MSO Engineering systems are updates and maintained in a timely and efficient manner and capable of delivering against their KPI’s and wider business objectives.

Principal accountabilities:

  • Interface with external team processes to deliver infrastructure and facility requests
  • Act as MSO Engineering’s external interface to other teams as required
  • Monitor the department travel budget, assist with prioritisation and become the centralised point of contact for team and travel
  • Become point of contact within MSO Engineering for all SAP requisitions, ensuring signoff is completed in a timely fashion
  • Standardise Reporting through toolset methodology and development;
  • Ensure Engineering groups ‘intranet hub’ is developed & maintained
  • Create automated tools to maintain a dashboard for each program with critical data (VTC, BOM, Headcount, etc)
  • Working with the core engineering teams support ‘Engineering ‘;
    • Bill of Materials and System Data analysis
    • Define product structure & Engineering Records
    • Maintain database of current design guides, Tech Specs & Test Specs.
    • Provide KPI tracking for engineering team.
  • Provide coordination and management engineering defined test plan

Knowledge, skills & experience:

  • Software, Mechanical or Automotive Engineering Degree advantageous. Work based equivalent will be considered
  • Confident in the use of Microsoft Office (specifically Excel, Word, and Office).
  • Project planning and prioritisation capability
  • Some commercial awareness, understanding of ‘Business Case’, profit etc
  • Comfortable with communication in and outside the office
  • Office software skills and database usage

Personal attributes:

  • Ability to learn and seek help where required.
  • Ability to motivate self and others around them.
  • Well presented, with the professional outlook befitting the McLaren organisation. Clear thinker with an open mind to absorb new knowledge.
  • Delivery focused & self-motivated to deliver excellence and perform beyond targets.
  • Strong communication skills through all mediums, with the ability to organise and chair meetings that will be clear action focussed events.
  • Good organisational skills and ability to project manage design tasks both internally and with the supplier(s).
  • Freely share knowledge and findings with others.    

We recognise that 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.

At McLaren Automotive we are constantly looking to improve. To become the employer of choice we are always looking to develop our employee offerings. We currently offer a range of benefits to employees at all levels of the business including Private Healthcare, Contributory Pension Scheme, Life Assurance and Personal Lease Car Scheme. We also offer a range of discounts with our partner organisations.

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