Vehicle Validation Analyst

Location: Woking, GB

Vehicle Validation Analyst


12 Months FTC


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 Vehicle Validation Analyst to join our PMO team.


Purpose of the role:


You will support the vehicle validation process by being the key point of contact for the DVP system and tools for defined programs. Responsible throughout the programs for making the relevant data available and up to date to the key stakeholders based on the day to day tests update and people interaction.


Principal accountabilities:


Be the key point of contact for the business for anything regarding DVP system and tools

Support the DVP owners in defining and populating their DVP content in line with programme assumptions and on time.

Support the overall project time plan elaboration and maintenance, across all phases of the programme, working with Development, Attributes, Legislation and Function Groups, ensuring alignment with the HLP and the components plan

Ensure change management is in place (VTRs and DVP tracking)

Support the Attribute Meeting and the Project Meeting and prompt all the working level discussions that are required to mature and monitor the development plan

Maintain an efficient and reliable reporting system and distribute metrics and reports, weekly, monthly and to support major programme reviews

Support DVP system and tools improvements from data entry to data maintenance and reporting, working with DVP owners to ensure data integrity


Knowledge, skills & experience:


Highly analytical with strong excel and data interpretation skills.

Ability to create and nurture cross-functional business relationships

Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office skills.  

Data analysis – ensuring report data is representative, complete and unbiased.

Experience of working in a fast-paced, high-profile company.

Stakeholder management.

Experience in troubleshooting and technical problem resolution.

Engineering degree is preferable.

Power BI experience is preferable.


Personal attributes:


Excellent communicator, both verbal and written.

You are a strong relationship builder and a go-to person.

Equally comfortable leading an activity and being part of a team.

A keen eye for attention to detail.

A natural desire to learn how systems work and grow knowledge.


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.