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Vinyl Wrap Technician

United Kingdom, England, WokingF1 - Operations

Job description

Purpose of the Role:

To undertake the preparation, painting, vinyl wrapping and finishing of component parts.


Principal Accountabilities:

  • Surface preparation to ensure that aesthetic appearance and aerodynamic performance isn’t compromised
  • Detailed masking and re-masking to support final finishing and brand appearance
  • Vinyl wrapping and detailing to an extremely high standard, including edge treatments for aero care
  • Paint spraying in accordance with design and marketing intent for both current race cars and heritage / show car programmes
  • Preparation and finishing of 3D printed parts and tooling / pattern work
  • Process weight reduction and management with no compromise to the quality of finish and output
  • To be aware and adhere to the health and safety legislation as they apply in the workplace

Job requirements

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Experience of traditional paint technology processes and applications such as filling, masking, priming and colour finishing from within F1 or other high-end refinishing industries
  • Knowledge of application techniques and quality standards related to vinyl application and component detailing
  • Knowledge of composite components and the assembly and finishing of them to F1 standards of aero care and brand image
  • Knowledge of process development and continuous improvement methodologies


Personal Attributes:

  • Pays considerable attention to detail
  • The ability to work with other people at a fast pace under pressure
  • Determined approach - results focused, driven to do the very best possible
  • Team player – supports other team members, department strategies and processes as a whole


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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