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Additive Manufacturing Technician

On-site
  • Woking, England, United Kingdom
F1 - Operations

Job description

At McLaren Racing, we believe only by chasing performance in everything we do can we give ourselves the best chance of success. Performance on track and in the factory. Performance for our people, our business and our partners. It’s about more than winning. It’s about hitting the highest standards, and then raising the bar again.


Purpose of the Role:

You will be part of a team of skilled technicians and programmers working at pace to deliver precision engineered components manufactured by one of our additive manufacturing technologies, driving performance on track throughout the season. During the build season you will be responsible for preparing and loading our machines, hand finishing, inspection, packing and kitting of components with diligence, playing your part in the demanding task of building a new race car. During the race season you will be responsible for delivering upgrade packages and continued aero development. You will use your skills and experience in additive manufacturing to manufacture car components, tooling, pit equipment and parts for our wind tunnel model. McLaren has a formidable history – come and be part of our future success!


This role is for a Monday to Friday LATE SHIFT.


Principal Accountabilities:

  • To provide the highest quality components, jigs, and fixtures, appropriate to the application to support the delivery of the schedule on time and in full, maintaining energy and momentum throughout the shift
  • Prepare machines for builds, carry out calibrations and conduct routine maintenance, resolve machine build issues, and recover build failures to minimise scrap
  • Process complete component platforms through automated wash machines and ultrasonics, prepare components for hand finishing
  • Process parts through automated finishing equipment such as de-powdering stations and smoothing equipment.
  • Hand finish components with respect to our standards using technical drawings or CAD annotations
  • Conduct fundamental inspection of all components before dispatch to the next operation.
  • Dispatching of car components and kitted aero programmes using departmental MRP software.

Job requirements

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • Knowledge of various additive manufacturing technologies such as SLA, SLS, FDM, Polyjet and post processing techniques such as wash out, automated de-powdering, hand finishing, and vapour smoothing would be advantageous
  • Experience of using rotary finishing tools
  • Knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Office products, Materialise Magics and MRP systems would be advantageous
  • A high level of dexterity is required to handle and hand finish delicate components
  • Has participated in a fast-paced team-oriented environment


Personal Attributes:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrates flexibility and agility to support the team
  • Energetic, enthusiastic, and highly self-motivated
  • Promotes and supports best practices
  • Able to remain composed and professional under pressure
  • Team player – supports other team members, department strategies and processes as a whole
  • Determined – results focused, driven to do the very best possible
  • Respectful


What McLaren can offer?

We constantly strive to be better tomorrow than we are today. Our ambition is to be the most pioneering and exhilarating racing team in the world, and our collective task is to set the standards for high performance in sport. We show up every day with energy and enthusiasm, ready to play our part.


We encourage and support diversity, equity and inclusion. We will actively promote a culture that values difference and eliminates discrimination in our workplace.


McLaren Racing is based at the iconic McLaren Technology Centre (MTC) near Woking. Our state of the art, sustainable campus offers many facilities including a gym, restaurant and indoor and outdoor break-out areas, as well as direct access to park and common land. The MTC is connected to Woking mainline station via regular shuttle buses, from which London Waterloo is a 30 minute train ride.


We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including private healthcare, car schemes, life insurance and generous pension contributions.

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