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Operative, Car Assembly Technician

United Kingdom, , WokingF1 - Operations

Job description

Purpose of the Role:

To participate in the Build and Assembly of Formula One cars, often working across multiple, cross resource functions in order to build car Sub- Assemblies, Individual main car components, transmission assemblies and associated support equipment both at and away from McLaren Technology Centre.


Principal Accountabilities:

  • The build and preparation of Formula One cars, transmission assemblies, sub-assemblies and support equipment.
  • Building to exacting McLaren standards and feeding directly into the Race Team.
  • Always ensuring tasks are completed to a very high standard, often to tight deadlines and in a pressurised environment.

Job requirements

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Experience of working in a highly technical engineering function
  • Ability to interpret engineering specifications and drawings
  • Previous Experience of working in a motorsport Team Environment and evidence of understanding of engineering functions
  • Previous experience of working with composite materials
  • Previous experience of Reliability and fault reporting
  • Previous experience of Race car build, including trackside exposure
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products, and digital systems to drive process improvements regards digital build and lifing management.


Personal Attributes:

  • Must be able to proactively use initiative where appropriate
  • Highly self-motivated to achieve targets set both for this role and the wider team
  • A team player who is supportive of others
  • Determined, results focused and driven to achieve a successful outcome
  • Eager to learn and enthusiastic


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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