Production Team Member

Location: Woking, GB

Production Team Member - General Assembly

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:

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

Principal Accountabilities:

The role will work as part of a small, multi-functional team, reporting to a Production Team Leader.  The role encourages involvement in improving performance for the team, in quality and cost control, productivity and areas of safety. The role requires a flexible approach to working hours, including shifts and weekend work.

  • Understand and follow detailed work instructions relating to the construction,      painting or assembling of vehicles.
  • Ensure that all station operations on each vehicle are completed to the required quality standard.
  • Ensure that all operations are completed in the required timescale.
  • Work as part of a team on the definition and solution of problems that may be affecting the quality, cost or productivity of the vehicles being produced.
  • Attend the workplace on a regular and timely basis, informing the group leader of any lateness or unplanned absence in a timely manner.
  • Ensure the work area is clean, tidy, and orderly at all times in line with McLaren expectations.
  • Maintain a neat and orderly appearance within the workplace, using the uniform/ clothing provided.
  • Maintain a safe working environment for yourself and team members.
  • Participate in continuous improvement activities as requested.
  • Understand and adhere to the McLaren Values and help grow the Automotive

Knowledge, skills & experience:

  • No formal qualifications are necessary; however, experience within automotive or manufacturing would be a distinct advantage.
  • Prior experience of working as part of a team is desirable as well as experience of working to timescales.

Personal attributes:

  • Must take great pride in their work and have a process driven work ethic.
  • Will be quality focused, punctual, willing to learn and conscientious.
  • Must be extremely trust-worthy and work effectively as part of a team.
  • Needs to have the commitment and drive to succeed.
  • Must have the ability to follow processes
  • Will be able to communicate and interact effectively within the organisation.
  • Can perform in an environment of continuous improvement.
  • Needs to be able to work effectively under pressure.
  • Must be enthusiastic, self-motivated and reliable.

Our production team work on a shift basis which rotates weekly between early and lates (6:00-14:15 and 15:00 – 23:15) with the expectation you will work two Saturdays a month.

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. 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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