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CNC Programmer / Machinist

United Kingdom, Surrey, WokingF1 - Production

Job description

Purpose of the Role:

You will be part of a small team of highly skilled, experienced programmer-machinists working at pace to deliver components to the wind tunnel and to our race cars. You will be responsible for programming, setting, running, and inspecting parts on multi-axis CNC machines. You will use your skills and experience to produce complex parts with diligence, playing your part in making our racing cars go faster. McLaren has a formidable history - come and be part of our future success!


Principal Accountabilities:

  • Program and manufacture components to supplied drawings, encompassing the programming, setting, and operating of multi-axis CNC machining centres
  • Responsible for programming, setting, and operating multiple machines during our peak build season
  • Maintain program and tooling records for all components produced
  • Supporting management and Production Engineers to maximise the efficient running of the machine tools
  • Responsible for diligent inspection of parts to ensure the highest quality
  • Maintain a shift handover record with other shift-based employees in the machine shop
  • To be aware of health and safety legislation and contribute positively to safety standards on the shop floor

Job requirements

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Previous experience in manufacturing precision components preferably in a motorsport environment or similar
  • Experienced craftsperson with a proven track record
  • Experience in Open Mind CAM software
  • Experience using Mazak/Mikron 3 axis and/or 5 axis milling machines applicable to your area
  • Experience in Programming and use of Mazatrol or Heidenhain 530 control systems as applicable to your area
  • Experience of ISO or other conversational CNC programming


Personal Attributes:

  • Good communication skills
  • Able to adopt a professional and mature attitude to work and other people
  • Energetic, enthusiastic, and highly self-motivated
  • Proactive approach to improving the way we work
  • Team player – supports other team members, department strategies and processes as a whole
  • Determined – results focused, driven to do the very best possible
  • Respectful

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