Warehouse Operative - Nights

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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.


For the next 6 years as part of McLaren’s Track 22 plan, we are looking to invest £1 billion into Research and Development, leading to the launch of 15 all-new cars or derivatives during this period.


Role Dimensions:

Supporting the Logistics department, you will work with personnel from both the McLaren Techonolgy Centre and the McLaren Production Centre, such as Stores functions, Quality, Transport drivers and Production to ensure material requirements for all model builds are satisfied in a timely and accurate manner. You shall also deal with external customers as part of our daily business.


Principal Accountabilities:

  • Managing adherence to delivery schedules in line with production requirements, supplier lead times, and warehousing capacities
  • Shift paterns : 06:00 -14:15 and 15:00 - 23:15
  • Continuously being aware of, and pro-actively addressing potential or actual shortages via the Hot Parts list.
  • Participating in Policy Deployment
  • Close liaison with other disciplines within the logistics organisation, as well as other departments especially Warehouse, Quality and Expediter teams
  • Minimising warehouse stock out’s through the management of a clear deck policy
  • Ensure health and safety standards are achieved on an ongoing basis and actively promote individual responsibility for health and safety
  • Review, improve and administer the operating environment through establishing and maintaining housekeeping standards
  • Follow standard operating procedures and actively pursue the elimination of waste through the application of continuous improvement tools and techniques
  • Ensuring all inbound freight is managed and accounted for into the business
  • PI –Stock Accuracy
  • Ensuring all discrepancies are dealt with swiftly and resolutely
  • To issue parts to the Production line on time, and collection of empty stillages/kanban boxes to be returned to stores for replenishment
  • To liaise with Production to ensure continued running of line, to respond to any queries regarding lineside shortages and replacement parts quickly and efficiently
  • Ensure issues are captured and communicated to the relevant department, and to escalate accordingly
  • Be responsible for all Health and Safety policy within the area, ensuring Health and Safety reps are advised of any issues
  • To constantly monitor lineside stock accuracy, and resolve issues where necessary
  • To be responsible for relevant KPI`s as advised


Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Detailed working understanding of Logistics and associated up and down stream processes
  • Previous experience within the manufacturing industry, especially automotive serial production
  • Applicants should be numerate, good communicators, IT literate with experience of using MRP, warehousing systems and SAP
  • MHE trained with up to date certification
  • Development and experience of key performance indicators
  • RCA of discrepancies


Personal Attributes:      

  • Experience of working under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Flexible approach to working hours
  • Calm under pressure
  • Professional at all times
  • Effective written and verbal communication
  • Maintain Company Confidentiality at all times


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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