Programmer Machinist - Nightshift

Job description

Purpose of the Role: 

To programme, set and operate multi-axis machine tools

Principal Accountabilities:

 Programme and manufacture of components to supplied drawings, encompassing the programming, setting and operating of multi-axis computer numerically controlled (CNC) machining centres

  • Wherever possible, you will be required to set and operate more than one machine tool
  • Maintain programme and tooling records for all components produced
  • Liaising with the management and production engineers to maximise the efficient running of the machine tools
  • Maintain a shift handover record with other shift-based employees in the machine shop
  • Responsible for the cleanliness and housekeeping in the workplace
  • To be aware of health and safety legislation as it applies in the workplace
  • In addition to these functions, employees are required to carry out such other duties as may be reasonably required

Job requirements

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

 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:

  • Previous experience in manufacturing precision components preferably in a motorsport environment or similar
  • Experienced craftsperson with a proven track record

These are our core values. They support our vision ‘to deliver the most exciting and inspiring performance in racing‘ and are the things that we believe are most important in the way we live and work within the McLaren Racing family. They should directly inform how we think, how we behave, and how we perform at every level of our team. 


  • We never stop pushing forward
  • We look for advantage in everything
  • We bring creativity to challenges
  • We strive for simplicity


  • We bring energy to everything we do
  • We connect people to the thrill of racing
  • We share passion for our great sport
  • We never give up


  • We are respectful
  • We roll up our sleeves to get the job done
  • We serve the team
  • We are custodians of our legacy


  • We are open minded and curious
  • We own failures, learn and improve
  • We communicate with clarity and honesty
  • We are open to challenge


  • We are at our best when we’re at our bravest
  • We embrace opportunity
  • We take responsibility for our actions
  • We believe in what we do

All employees must ensure compliance with the Company Health and Safety Policy, and all relevant other statutory Health and Safety legislation.

This job description may not detail some less major duties allocated to the post holder, nor cover duties of a similar nature, commensurate with the role, which may from time to time be reasonably required by the relevant manager.