Hydraulic Technician

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Location: Woking, GB

Job Type: Permanent  

Contract Duration: Permanent

Purpose of the Role:

To participate in the build of Formula One cars, specifically with hydraulic systems, often working across multiple functions such as car sub assemblies, individual car components and associated support equipment both at and away from McLaren Technology Centre.

Key Relationships:

Build and Test Operations Function Head

Build and Test Operations Manager

Build and Test Operations Hydraulics Team Leader

Principal Accountabilities:

The role holder will be responsible for;

  • Assembly of new hydraulic car parts and subassemblies
  • Servicing hydraulic car components and systems
  • Rig testing of car parts and assemblies
  • Providing support as required which may be at races, test, demos or other such events.

All of the above is required to be completed to a very high standard, often to tight deadlines and in a pressurised environment.

Due to the nature of the Build and Test Operations team, all team members will be required to undertake a variety of tasks and disciplines.  Training programmes will be created and implemented to ensure all team members get exposure to each area of Build and Test Operations and as such you will be required to show flexibility and willingness to learn on the job.

As the department will be supporting races, tests, demos etc, team members may be required to travel extensively and often at short notice.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Experience of working in a highly technical engineering function.
  • Ability to interpret engineering specifications and drawings.
  • Previous experience of working with hydraulic systems and components.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office products.

Personal Attributes:

  • Must be able to proactively use initiative where appropriate.
  • Highly self-motivated to achieve targets set both for this role and the wider team.
  • A team player who is supportive of others.
  • Determined, results focused and driven to achieve successful outcome.
  • Eager to learn and develop own skills.
  • Good analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work effectively to deadlines.
  • The ability and willingness to travel extensively both in the UK and abroad.

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