Logistics Team Member

Location: Woking, GB

Purpose of the role:

Supporting the Logistics department, you will work with internal stakeholders such as Stores functions, Quality, Transport drivers and Production to ensure material requirements for all model builds are satisfied in a timely and accurate manner. You shall also deal with external customers as part of our daily business.


Principal accountabilities:

• Managing production lineside inventory function for the logistics operation

• Managing adherence to delivery schedules in line with production requirements, supplier lead times, and warehousing capacities

• Continuously being aware of, and pro-actively addressing potential or actual shortages

• Close liaison with other disciplines within the logistics organisation, as well as other departments especially Warehouse and Quality

• Minimising warehouse stock out’s through the management of stock accuracy

• Ensuring health and safety standards are achieved on an ongoing basis and actively promote individual responsibility for health and safety

• Review, improve and administer the operating environment through establishing and maintaining housekeeping standards

• Actively pursue the elimination of waste through the application of continuous improvement tools and techniques

• Ensuring all inbound freight is managed and accounted for into the business

• Ensuring all discrepancies are dealt with swiftly and resolutely

• Issue parts to the Production line on time, and collection of empty stillages/kanban boxes to be returned to stores for replenishment

• Liaise with Production to ensure continued running of line, to respond to any queries regarding lineside shortages and replacement parts quickly and efficiently

• Ensure issues are captured and communicated to the relevant department, and to escalate accordingly

• Be responsible for all Health and Safety policy within the area, ensuring Health and Safety reps are advised of any issues

• To constantly monitor lineside stock accuracy, and resolve issues where necessary

• To be responsible for relevant KPI`s as advised


Knowledge, skills & experience:

• Detailed working understanding of Logistics and associated up and down stream processes

• Previous experience within the manufacturing industry, especially automotive serial production

• Experience of using MRP, warehousing systems and SAP

• Experience of developing and working with key performance indicators

• Experience of working under pressure and to tight deadlines


Personal attributes:

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Remains calm under pressure

• Acts professional at all times

• Has a flexible approach to working hours

• Shift patterns : 05:30 – 13:45 and 15:00 – 23:15


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.