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Composite CNC Machinist

United Kingdom, , WokingF1 - Production

Job description

Purpose of the Role:

To set and operate multi-axis computer numerically controlled (CNC) machine tools, producing carbon and metallic race car components and tooling.


Principal Accountabilities:

  • To manufacture components to supplied CAD and drawings
  • Setting and operating multi-axis CNC machining centres
  • You will be required to set and operate more than one machine in order to support output and the best shop utilisation possible
  • Maintaining program and tooling records for all components produced with support from your team leader as needed
  • Support of TPM, cleanliness and housekeeping in the workplace will be required
  • To be aware of health and safety legislation as it applies in the workplace

Job requirements

Knowledge, skills and experience required:

  • Must be an experienced craftsperson with a proven track record
  • Experience of multi axis machine tools
  • Knowledge of siemens 840D control
  • Experience of cutting a variety of material, Aluminium alloys/stainless steels/tool steels
  • Proactive, self-motivated and uses initiative, looks for the next task and offers solutions to problems
  • Has a positive approach to situations, comfortable to mentor younger people and grow talent from within
  • High attention to detail
  • Good communication skills - uses accurate and clear communication and demonstrates when information is understood

The following are preferred but not essential:

  • Understanding of CAM (ideally Hyper Mill Open Mind)
  • Knowledge of 3DExperience Design Tools
  • Previous experience in manufacturing high precision components, pattern work and tooling, preferably in a motorsport (especially F1) or aerospace would be beneficial


Personal Attributes:

  • Consistently strives for excellence in quality, performance and output
  • Team player – supports other team members, department strategies and processes as a whole
  • Determined – results focused, driven to do the very best possible


What can McLaren offer?

We strive to provide a fun, innovative, collaborative and open culture where everyone’s input is welcome, and everyone feels part of our achievements. We work hard to create a culture of continuous improvement and support this with a proactive approach to management and personal development.


McLaren Racing is based at the iconic McLaren Technology Centre on the edge of Woking. Our large campus includes a gym, swimming pool, restaurant and indoor and outdoor break-out areas, as well as direct access to park land. MTC is connected to Woking mainline station via regular shuttle buses, from which London Waterloo is a 32min train ride.


We encourage hybrid working patterns to give you options to balance your home life and hobbies with your work, and offer a comprehensive package of benefits including private healthcare, car schemes, life insurance and generous pension contributions.

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