Project Quality Engineer

Location: Woking, GB

McLaren Applied Technologies:
McLaren Applied Technologies is a high-performance technology company which combines fresh thinking and innovation to solve crucial challenges and improve people's lives in industries as diverse as Health, Public Transport, Automotive and Motorsport.


The Team:

The Quality group in McLaren Applied Technologies is an integral part of the growth strategy for the business. The Project Quality team are responsible for driving quality and efficiency within project delivery. We require talented and determined individuals from junior to senior level to meet the development plans for the team.


This opportunity is suitable for candidates with varied experience in project delivery, assurance and management as we are looking to build a team with a diverse skillset to manage the quality activities on a wide range of exciting and cutting-edge projects.


The Role:

This is an exciting opportunity to support projects across all or defined business units within McLaren Applied Technologies. You will be responsible for supporting the project quality management and assurance activities to ensure that projects are delivered to the highest quality standards.

Depending on your experience you will lead or support more senior team members where necessary in the application of the Project Delivery Process, Governance Model, and Quality Management system requirements on allocated projects.


The Project Quality Engineer will work very closely with Supply Quality, Safety, Certification, and Engineering teams and will be accountable to ensure that all aspects of quality are defined and managed.


Responsibilities [Expected level depending on experience]

  • Inputs into the development and continuous improvement of the Project Delivery and QMS frameworks [ISO9001, ISO26262, ISO13485 and ISO/TS16949]
  • Delivers and develops the processes to enhance the project quality, governance, change control, requirements definition, validation, and part approval within the business
  • Leads and / or Supports, FMEA, FTA and Risk Analysis within own projects and acts as an independent voice for other projects
  • Championing Customer’s needs by being accountable for driving the customer requirements through the project life cycle
  • Ensures that the technical requirements, risks and designs are managed, validated and approved during development and reviewed in the success phase
  • Accountable for defining and verifying the quality requirements for the project and ensuring open items and risks have clear resolution plans
  • Responsible for planning and implementing project quality activities, supporting the project manager to ensure quality, cost and time are managed throughout the project and reported in quality reviews
  • Builds relationships internally with product owners and technical leaders to act as credible voice of the customer within business and project development.



  • Engineering degree or equivalent
  • Quality tools experience (six sigma)


Skills & Knowledge 

  • Experience in Project Quality Management (APQP) / Project Management
  • Knowledge of standards such as ISO9001, ISO / TS16949, ISO26262, ISO13485
  • Experience of risk analysis for electronic, electro-mechanical and or/or SW
  • Excellent written and verbal communicator.
  • Strong analytical ability and an understanding of quality metrics, that can be used to justify actions.
  • Experience of building effective close working relationships both internal and external to influence quality culture and challenge ways of working.                    


The Work Environment:

Based in central Woking, a short car journey from the McLaren Technology Centre, our One Forge End offices include large open plan offices, spacious meeting rooms, a kitchen and our very own café.



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