Vehicle Polisher / Detailer

Location: Woking, GB

Production Team Member – End of Line (Paint)

Permanent

 

No restraints. No limitations. We don’t simply push boundaries. We completely rethink them. McLaren Automotive exists to create breathtaking performance road cars.

 

With innovation at the core of all we do, every challenge starts with the same question. How can we do it better? This restless spirit runs right through McLaren Automotive. And the search for perfection is evident in everything we do.

 

We now have a fantastic opportunity for a Production Team Member to join our End of Line team.

 

Purpose of the Role:

We are looking for highly motivated individuals to join our expanding production team to produce the new range of McLaren high-performance sports cars.

 

Role Dimensions:

The role will work as part of a small, multifunctional team, reporting to a Paint Team Leader.  The role encourages involvement in improving performance for the team, in quality and cost control, productivity and areas of safety. The role requires a flexible approach to working hours, possibility including shifts and weekend work. No budget or personnel responsibilities.

 

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Understand and follow detailed work instructions relating to the painting of vehicles.
  • Ensure that all station operations on each vehicle are completed to the required quality standard.
  • Ensure that all operations are completed within the required timescale.
  • Work as part of a team on the definition and solution of problems that may be affecting the quality, cost or productivity of the vehicles being produced.
  • Attend the workplace on a regular and timely basis, informing the team leader of any lateness or unplanned absence in a timely manner.
  • Ensure the work area is clean, tidy and orderly at all times in line with brand expectations.
  • Maintain a neat and orderly appearance within the workplace, using the uniform/ clothing provided.
  • Maintain a safe working environment for yourself and other team members, participating in safety activities as requested.
  • Participate in continuous improvement activities as requested.
  • Understand and adhere to the McLaren Values and help grow the Automotive Brand.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • Previous Automotive Paint Spraying experience is highly desirable
  • No formal qualifications are necessary; however a foundation in engineering and/or experience within automotive or manufacturing would be a distinct advantage.
  • For some positions, specific skills may be required e.g. Composite lay-up & reparation, diagnostics, mechanical vehicle repair, bare metal repair, etc.
  • Prior experience of working as part of a team is desirable.
  • Prior experience of working to timescales would be advantageous.
  • Quality focused with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Ability to follow processes set in place.

 

Personal Attributes:

  • The candidate must take great pride in their work and have a process driven work ethic.
  • The candidate will be quality focused, punctual, willing to learn and conscientious.
  • The candidate must be extremely trustworthy and works effectively as part of a team.
  • Needs to have the commitment and drive to succeed.
  • Ability to communicate and interact effectively within the organisation.
  • Perform in an environment of continuous improvement.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure.
  • The candidate must be enthusiastic, self-motivated and reliable.

 

For this role, we offer a competitive package including private healthcare, access to an executive car scheme, company pension scheme and the chance to work in a truly unique environment.

 

All employees must ensure compliance with the Company Health and Safety Policy, and all relevant other statutory Health and Safety legislation.

 

This job description may not detail some less major duties allocated to the post holder, nor cover duties of a similar nature, commensurate with the role, which may from time to time be reasonably required by the relevant manager.

 

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