Uplift Technician

Location: Woking, GB

Purpose of the Role:

Facilitate and support the preparation of vehicles through the Uplift team for the pre-owned vehicle market and support the process of reworking new vehicles for region conversion

 

Role Dimensions:

The role requires an intelligent, resourceful and pragmatic technician with extensive experience of automotive manufacturing preferably in the super car or luxury brand market. A great team player who can work within a multi-functional team and is capable of taking the initiative and working autonomously, while actively following processes and meeting target deadlines to achieve

 

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Working closely with members of the Uplift team to build and prepare high-quality De-fleet/Uplift or conversion vehicles for the pre-owned and new sales market which could include, full or partial repaint, mechanical, electrical and software updating
  • Co-ordinate simultaneous vehicle builds/updates in an effective and intelligent manner, managing conflicting priorities within tight deadlines to meet the overall Uplift objective
  • Develop good working relationships with members of the core build team to ensure effective problem resolution and efficient communication of technical issues
  • Work within the Uplift processes to ensure compliance for all vehicle reworks
  • Competently and accurately manage documentation for robust record keeping and sign off
  • Deliver the vehicles to the sales team at the highest quality of mechanical and aesthetical standard in line with the McLaren brand
  • Ensure best working practises and the McLaren health and safety policies are adhered to and followed at all times
  • Have a flexible approach to working within the wider team and willing to perform additional workshop based duties when required

 

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Extensive development vehicle build experience, from whole-vehicle down to component level
  • A comprehensive knowledge of vehicle architecture and a competent knowledge base in the safe use and operation of supporting automotive equipment
  • Experience of supporting and maintaining pre-production vehicles, and an ability to contribute to component and system fault diagnosis
  • Good degree of computer literacy
  • Ability to interpret engineering specifications and drawings and or build instructions
  • A team player able to motivate themselves and others and deliver to a high standard at all times, whilst working under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Able to contribute to continuous improvement and identify areas for improving workshop efficiency