Perpetual Inventory Team Member

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Location: Woking, GB

When our founder Bruce McLaren passed away at the age of 32 he left behind a legacy that has shaped who we are today. We have an unrivalled heritage which has its roots in racing; but McLaren Automotive is now creating a story of its own and we want you to be a part of it.


For the next 6 years as part of McLaren’s Track 22 plan, we are looking to invest £1 billion into Research and Development, leading to the launch of 15 all-new cars or derivatives during this period.


Purpose of the role:

Supporting the Logistics department, you will work as part of the Perpetual Inventory team in auditing stock and transactional accuracy.


Principal accountabilities:

  • Execution of the Perpetual Inventory counting process
  • Carry out ad-hock stock counts as required, reporting completion and results.
  • Carry out investigations into stock discrepancies, both warehouse and line-side
  • Ensure issues are captured in to allow for effective communication to the relevant department to drive improvement.
  • Population of the relevant KPI data as required
  • Close liaison with other disciplines within the logistics organisation, as well as other departments especially Warehouse, Quality and Zone Controller teams
  • Ensure health and safety standards are maintained on an ongoing basis and actively promote individual responsibility for health and safety.
  • Follow standard operating procedures and actively pursue the elimination of waste through the application of continuous improvement tools and techniques.


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 will be an advantage
  • Applicants to be numerate, good communicators, IT literate with experience of using Warehousing Management Systems (SAP will be an advantage) and Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook.
  • Ability to use MHE equipment
  • Methodology of Route Cause Analysis
  • Experience within shift work (advantage)


Personal attributes:

  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Flexible approach to working hours.
  • Effective written and verbal communication
  • Maintain Company Confidentiality at all times
  • Professional at all times
  • Flexible approach to working hours (shifts)


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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