Development Workshop Team Leader (Spain)
McLaren Group
Idiada, ES
hace 14 horas

Purpose of the role :

To work as part of the McLaren Automotive Team based at the Idiada proving ground in Spain. You will report to the Technician Group Leader of the McLaren Idiada facility.

They will be responsible for all aspects of controlling the activities of the technician teams based at the Idiada proving ground in Spain and off-site testing locations.

Principal accountabilities :

  • Reporting directly to the Idiada Technician Group Leader.
  • To be responsible for planning the technician workload through the workshop and allocating technician resource such that tasks are completed on-time and to the appropriate standard.
  • Implementing additional hours, shift patterns and week-end working as necessary.

  • To ensure that technicians are made available so that all on and off-site testing requirements are fully supported.
  • Working closely with the Development Workshop Co-ordinator and other Company Health and Safety representatives to maintain the current workshop and any future facility so that it is fully compliant with all Health and Safety requirements with particular emphasis on Hazardous Voltage safety.
  • To ensure that the current workshop and any future facility meets McLaren standards of presentation.
  • To be responsible for keeping the administrative elements of the Department, including but not limited to contractor timesheets, Virtual Car, VCAR and any Health and Safety related documentation, up to date.
  • To ensure that the technician teams have access to all technical information relevant to their tasks.
  • Working in conjunction with HR, to prepare for and conduct the recruitment and selection process for additional and / or replacement technicians when required.
  • To conduct mid-year and end-of-year Performance Reviews for the technicians according to the timing and process requirements of the business.
  • Be responsible for ensuring that the pool vehicles are maintained and presented to McLaren standards. Ensure the mileage / usage log is kept up to date, that any faults, damage or incidents are reported in a timely manner and that the vehicles are used in accordance with Company policy.
  • To identify any developmental needs of the technician teams and arrange training, formal or informal, mentoring etc. as appropriate.
  • Knowledge, skills & experience :

  • A recognized automotive apprenticeship and / or relevant NVQ, City and Guilds motor vehicle studies qualification or equivalent is highly desirable.
  • Must be able to demonstrate broad knowledge of current automotive technologies and processes.
  • Should have extensive experience in motorsport / prototype / low volume / high performance vehicle manufacturing, assembly and operation.
  • IT literate and competent in the use of various packages eg. Microsoft Office.
  • Full, clean driving licence and passport / travel document.
  • Eligible to live and work in Spain.
  • Personal attributes :

  • Understand and implement McLaren brand requirements.
  • Flexible approach to working hours including week-ends and shifts.
  • Flexible approach to travel requirements.
  • Meticulous attention to detail and strong customer focus. Main customers are the Development and Durability engineering and technician teams and their management.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal. Ability to communicate at all levels of the business.
  • Adaptable and decisive with good initiative.
  • Able to remain calm under pressure, addressing issues in a timely manner and working to resolve them methodically.
  • Understand and demonstrate a broad knowledge of business systems.
  • Demonstrable excellent attendance and punctuality record.
  • Conscientious and committed to achieve.
  • Self-motivated and the ability to motivate others.
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