Employer: McLaren

Salary: tbc

Location: Woking, UK

Job Type: Full Time

How to Apply: Apply online at https://careers.mclaren.com/job/Woking-Race-Team-Number-One-Mechanic/325835501/


Purpose of the Role:

To be responsible for the building of Formula One cars, car sub-assemblies, individual car components and associated support equipment; both at and away from McLaren Technology Centre.

Key Relationships:

Race Team Manager

Race Team Chief Mechanic

Technical Coordinator

Principal Accountabilities:

The role holder will be responsible for;

  • Responsible for car conformance to the build specification and car set up sheet
  • Responsible for car and “front of house” garage presentation.
  • Supporting and contributing to the effective planning for manpower utilisation in order to achieve daily schedules and achieve service turnaround dates.
  • Working with the Chief Mechanic to ensure appropriate behaviours are demonstrated within the Team, and any issues are addressed in a prompt and efficient manner.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Experience of delivering quality components to extremely tight and demanding deadlines with conflicting priorities.
  • Experience of working in a highly technical engineering function.
  • Ability to interpret engineering specifications and drawings.
  • Ability to contribute to car component fault diagnosis process
  • Evidence of a strong understanding of modern Formula One systems and components.
  • Proven experience of developing and motivating a team.
  • Previous experience of working in a motorsport environment.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office products.

Personal Attributes:

  • Takes the opportunity to proactively use initiative where appropriate.
  • Highly self-motivated and able to motivate a team.
  • A team player who can support others whilst also getting involved in day to day tasks as necessary.
  • Able to lead by example and set expectations accordingly.
  • Good analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Results focused and driven to achieve successful outcome.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability and willingness to travel extensively both in the UK and abroad