Senior Machinist – Milling

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Highly innovative technology and engineering organisation.


The world around us is experiencing significant change, the greatest in generations.

At McLaren Applied, we’re accelerating the response to that change. Our vision is that our people and technologies will pioneer a better future.  Our mission is to achieve breakthroughs in performance.

We’re at the cutting edge of innovation in industries including automotive transportation and motorsport. We create solutions that drive efficiency and cost-effectiveness.

We want to help to reduce the carbon footprint and become more sustainable.  Our focus is on electrification and telemetry, control and analytics.

To deliver efficient lightweight electric powertrain and vehicle development; motorsport solutions that make series more sustainable and efficient; reliable connectivity solutions for transportation and insightful analytics and monitoring of transport fleets.

By applying our expertise, we deliver real benefits and pioneer a better future.


Mechanical Workshop Senior Machinist

Purpose of the Role

To Program, Set & Operate the CNC controlled machines within the McLaren Applied Mechanical Workshop

Principal Accountabilities

  • To set & operate machinery efficiently and produce high quality parts
    Manage time & workload effectively
    Inspect own work to a high standard
    Advise other team members on ‘industry best practice’
    Set a good example and coach lower-level machine operators

Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications and Experience

  • Proven record in CNC machine operation and programming using machine and offline CAM methods.
    Knowledge of Mazatrol controls.
    Knowledge of Edgecam software will be an advantage.
    Comprehensive understanding of industry standards and regulations to ensure guidelines are followed and machinery and equipment are operated safely.
    Has developed proficiency in a range of relevant processes or procedures through job-related training and considerable on-the-job expertise.
    Good time management.
    Great attention to detail to maintain or exceed high levels of production standards and efficiency.
    Ability to fully contribute to the process of continuous improvement.
    Good understanding of working in similar high technology environment.
    Ability to understand and read engineering drawings.
    Highly competent in using a wide range of measuring equipment.
    Apprenticeship or time served background considered.

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All employees must ensure compliance with the Company Health and Safety Policy, and all relevant other statutory Health and Safety legislation.


This job description may not detail all duties allocated to the post holder, nor cover duties of a similar nature which are commensurate with the role, which may from time to time be reasonably required by the relevant manager.


McLaren Applied are committed to Diversity, Equality and Inclusion (DEI) and promote DEI in all we do.

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