Project Coordinator (Design Studio)

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Location: Woking, GB

At McLaren Automotive our vision is not only to become the iconic sports car manufacturer but also to deliver breath-taking, iconic and innovative new technology to the automotive industry.


We recognise that we can only achieve our vision with the dedication and collaboration of our world class employees.  It is our mission to become the employer of choice within the global automotive industry.



  • Enable the Design Team to “Design breath-taking products that tell the visual story of their function”.
  • To generate and maintain MDP timeline and headcount plans for all Design Studio programs,
  • To generate and maintain a Design Studio budget tracker for all Design Studio programs.
  • To communicate digital and printed status to all stakeholders
  • Book all necessary appointments at the correct times
  • Flag up risks to ensure all Design Studio programs for MAL and MSO are delivered on time and in budget.
  • Build strong cross departmental partnerships.



  • Work closely with Head of Design Operations to plan internal and external Studio headcount requirement (Design, Clay and Colour & Materials) for all Programs.
  • Maintain and flag up risks for D&D budget requirements for all Programs
  • Ensure the Design Studio and all Stakeholders have visibility of timing across all projects at all times.
  • Support with SAP PO process requirements
  • Support with general Design Studio administration
  • Be a role model, live the values and communicate the design pillars to other departments. 


  • Education to Degree level preferred.
  • Excellent Excel/ Microsoft Project skills.
  • Thorough understanding of project planning
  • Excellent verbal & written presentation/communication skills.



  • Challenge Mind-set: “Keep a calm head, see the situation as a challenge not a threat.”
  • Act with Integrity: “Put the team first & represent those who have gone before and all those who will follow.”
  • High Performance Environment: “Find incremental ways to continually improve.”
  • No Egos: “Sweep the sheds and give each other the benefit of the doubt.”


If you are passionate about pushing the boundaries of processes and technologies and have an entrepreneurial mind-set, join us at the heart of an exciting journey apply now to be part of cutting edge pioneering projects .

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