Senior Logistics Design Engineer

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.


As part of our Track25 business plan we will launch 18 new models or derivatives of our vehicles and look to expand our retailer network into new markets with an aim of having 100 retailers globally.  


Track 25 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 Senior Logistics Design Engineer to join our Logistics Engineering team.


Purpose of the role:

We have a fantastic opportunity within the Logistics Engineering Department for a talented Senior Design Engineer to lead the design of bespoke line delivery equipment for both current and future McLaren vehicle projects.

Reporting to the Logistics Engineering Manager – Series Production, you will be responsible for the design of specialist delivery equipment used within the McLaren Production Centre. You will also liaise with suppliers to manage both production and delivery. The successful candidate will have extensive experience of the design process including the creation of specification boards, engineering drawings and visuals. You will also be responsible for creating budget forecasts and reporting spend v’s budget.


Principal accountabilities:

  • Creation of bespoke line side equipment designs.
  • Creation of equipment visuals.
  • Logistics Facility layouts.
  • Manage the production and introduction of new equipment.
  • Support the Logistics Engineering team in the achievement of departmental budgets.
  • Lead and motivate a small team of design engineers


Knowledge, skills & experience:

  • Experience as Industrial Design or Product Development Engineer
  • Knowledge of sheet metal manufacturing processes.
  • 3D CAD experience is essential, including experience of Catia and SolidWorks.
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD would be an advantage.
  • Ability to create new designs to meet project requirements and also to update and modify existing drawings.
  • Project management skills.
  • A degree in design or engineering would be considered an advantage.
  • Numerate & literate.
  • IT literate and have good organisation skills.
  • Competent in Excel.


Personal attributes:

  • Dynamic individual with the ability to respond to challenging situations in an innovative manner.
  • Excellent oral and presentation skills.
  • Flexible approach to working times.
  • Flexible approach to work requests.
  • Effective written and verbal communication to peers and reports.
  • Approachable and confident working in a pressurised environment.
  • Comfortable working both within a team, as well as independently.
  • Able to multi-task effectively.


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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