Senior Manufacturing Engineer (New Model)

Senior Manufacturing Engineer (New Model)

McLaren Automotive

Woking, United Kingdom

Purpose of the role:

You will be responsible for leading the development of the manufacturing processes that change the way we build our cars, via the introduction of new model launches that are part of our Track 25 plan.

Principle accountabilities:

As one of our Senior Manufacturing Engineers you will lead the development and execution of all Manufacturing Engineering practices driving improvement in Project Management, Safety, Quality, Cost Management, People Development, and Product Delivery. You will have the opportunity to work with expert teams across the business as well as within your own functional area to deliver all program aspects from inception into Series production. You will assist the Manufacturing Engineering Manager in scoping, specifying, and delivering best operational practices in alignment with brand expectations; and lead the Future Model team with the development of departmental budgets as contributor to overall program business cases.

Achieving all project gateway milestones is key to the successful delivery of all new products so you will be the department lead in the delivery of all program objectives to ensure this happens. As a Senior Manufacturing Engineer, you will also support the generation and development of timing plans that support full program delivery activities. You will also provide Future Model support to the Pilot Build team during all prototype build phases on new vehicle programs, including supporting our Virtual Build Engineer and Manpower Planning teams in all virtual build events.

What else will you get involved in?

  • Design Reviews;
  • PFMEA;
  • DFMEA;
  • Line Balancing;
  • Assembly sequencing, Process Documentation and Product Traceability methodology;
  • Hours Per Car generation/ eporting;
  • Facility layout planning.

Knowledge, skills & experience:

  • A degree in mechanical/automotive engineering or similar (2:1 or above) or equivalent experience in a similar role;

Ideally you will have experience with:

  • planning and execution of new vehicle programs;
  • complex vehicle systems;
  • vehicle assembly processes;
  • trim and final processes;
  • end of line vehicle processing/ inishing;
  • specification and procurement of assembly equipment;
  • motivational, coaching and leadership skills;
  • identifying resolutions for product related issues, ensuring all quality targets are achieved;
  • implementation of safe working practices.

Personal attributes:

As one of our Senior Engineers you will naturally have an understanding and appreciation for niche vehicle production and brand requirements and will lead by example, working within your own functional area as well as cross functionally inside and outside of Manufacturing Engineering department.

We work in a fast-paced environment so the ability to act under pressure with calmness, clarity of thought and decisive authority is crucial.

You will have the determination to drive forward the business to ‘Best in Class’ performance standards in line with brand expectations and be a lateral thinker able to think outside of the box to make structured and objective decisions

Other traits of a successful McLaren employee will include excellent communication skills both written and verbal and excellent attention to detail

You will lead your team’s career development and training objectives using our departmental skills matrix and company’s learning and development training opportunities and ensure that skill gaps within the department are recognised and addressed.

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