Purpose of the Role:
To take unfinished 3D printed components and process them to a high standard, ready for prefitting.
To ready all types of AM printing machines for next builds including setting parameters and carrying out both routine and specialised machine maintenance.
Monday - Friday Early shift from 6am, some travel may be required.
Unloading build platforms and preparing clean platforms for use for all 3D printers.
Setting machines ready to start next build.
Solve machine issues during build and machine breakdowns, recovering part failures and minimising parts scrapped.
Loading and unloading automated parts washer.
Processing 3D printed components using progressively finer grade paper to an agreed standard.
Dispatching duties, booking off jobs in departmental software Streamics & Javelin.
Basic inspecting of parts, visual go/no go type checking of all components before shipping to next op.
Kitting of 3D printed parts for Aero projects.
Ensure high quality of model and car parts, with on time delivery in full.
Ensuring quality is not compromised.
Reviewing assigned workload and where potential delays are foreseen, ensuring timely communication to managers and supportive of an alternative plan that will have minimal effect on the program.
Working to agreed methods of work.
Work efficiently within manufacturing as part of an established team.
Where appropriate, communicate effectively delivery schedules.
Promote McLaren values amongst colleagues.
Generate practical ideas for improving component processing and finishing.
Where faults are identified, contain and inform management.
To attend appropriate reviews as required.
Maintain a clean and safe working environment.
Ensure Health and Safety procedures are followed at all times.
Wear PPE as instructed.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
Knowledge of 3D printing would be an advantage.
Must be able to handle delicate parts with care while hand finishing with wet and dry paper.
Developing working relationships that promote faster delivery of parts and increase morale between shifts.
PC literate to enable use of department systems.
Methodical approach and target driven.
Able to promote ‘best practice’ working standards.
Where the need for change is appropriate, engaging others to influence the result.
A ‘Can do’ attitude with a drive for technical excellence.
Flexible in working hours.
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.