General Assembly Team Member

Location: Woking, GB

No restraints. No limitations. We don’t simply push boundaries. We completely rethink them. McLaren Automotive exists to create breath-taking performance road cars. With innovation at the core of all we do, every challenge starts with the same question. How can we do it better? This restless spirit runs right through McLaren Automotive. And the search for perfection is evident in everything we do. To ensure McLaren Automotive continues its desire to be “the sportscar company”, we are looking for a General Assembly Team Member to join our Production team.


Purpose of the role:

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


Principal accountabilities:

  • Represent the McLaren brand by ensuring your appearance, performance and behaviours adhere to the McLaren values at all times.
  • Use systems such as SAP to understand and follow detailed work instructions relating to the assembly of bespoke vehicles.
  • Ensure that all station operations on each vehicle are completed to the highest standard of quality.
  • Identify and solve any problems, escalating them to your zone team leader where necessary.  
  • Ensure that all operations are completed to the required timescale.
  • Maintain a safe, clean and tidy working environment at all times, performing 5S duties as required.
  • Identify, and participate in, continuous improvement activities where possible.


Knowledge, skills & experience:

  • Automotive or manufacturing experience is essential.
  • Experience of working with hand and power tools is essential.
  • A strong mechanical knowledge would be a distinct advantage.
  • Experience of working as part of a team and working to allocated timescales is desirable.


Personal attributes:

  • Must be punctual, willing to learn and have a naturally strong work ethic.
  • Needs to have a keen eye for quality with strong attention to detail.
  • Will be able to communicate cross-functionally and escalate issues appropriately.
  • Has the drive to continuously improve their performance.
  • Needs to be able to work effectively in a fast-paced, pressurised environment.
  • Ability to work on own initiative is a must
  • Ability to provide solutions to faults within a reasonable time frame.
  • Must have a flexible approach to working hours, as this role includes shifts and weekend work.


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.