Quality Engineer - Complex Analysis

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 continuing to create a story of its own and we want you to be a part of it.

As part of our Horizon 2030 business plan we have a focus on more robust product delivery, the introduction of our first series hybrid vehicle and putting more focus on people and culture.  

Horizon 2030 and McLaren Automotive’ s growing reputation is testament to our world class employees. To ensure McLaren Automotive continues to be at the forefront of the Automotive market, we are looking for a Quality Engineer, Complex Analysis to join our Quality team.

Purpose of the role:

As a Quality Engineer your role is to improve quality at the Inspection audit stations by carrying out Route Cause Analysis, ensuring that robust containments are introduced in a timely manner and working with other function groups within the business to identify long term countermeasures.

Principal accountabilities:

  • Clear definition of concerns highlighted during audit inspection
  • Problem breakdown of concern using data analysis
  • Timely introduction of robust containments
  • Route Cause Analysis of concern using McLaren’s problem-solving methodology
  • Application of quality tools to establish direct cause of concern
  • Cross functional working with other business areas to identify long term countermeasures along with “Lessons Learned” for future models

Knowledge, skills & experience:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of automotive manufacturing or similar industry
  • BiW (Body in White) experience preferable.
  • Engineering Degree background, preferably mechanical or manufacturing
  • Previous experience conducting root cause analysis. (Six Sigma, 8D etc)
  • CATIA and GD&T experience
  • Capable of conducting Statistical Analysis (SPC)
  • Working knowledge of FMEA and Design for Manufacture
  • Project management of cross functional working groups
  • Proven experience of working in a dedicated team environment as well as the ability to work as an individual

Personal attributes:

  • Strives to achieve a successful solution to all problems
  • Experience of working to deadlines or within a target driven climate
  • Has a positive attitude, is flexible and is comfortable dealing with an ever changing environment
  • Has excellent PC skills including, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Must be able to communicate well at all levels (Internally and externally)
  • Organisational skills are essential, as is attention to detail

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 organisatio