CNC Insert & Core Programmer / Machinist

Job description

Purpose of the Role:

To manufacture high quality carbon inserts and rohacell cores for our F1 race car.

Principal Accountabilities:

Manufacture of carbon inserts and rohacell cores against supplied CAD data, including full

Production engineering of rohacell, carbon and foam

Tool setting and management

Fixture design and manufacture to aid production

Operation of both 3-axis and 5-axis machines, often concurrently to support demand and department efficiency

Maintaining program set-up sheets and tooling records for all components produced

Liaising with supervision to maximise the efficient running of the machine tools

Maintaining cleanliness and housekeeping in the workplace, including compliance with 3s standards

Job requirements

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

Either have completed a relevant apprenticeship or be an experienced craftsperson with a proven track record

Experience with the manufacturing carbon inserts and rohacell cores and foams

Experience using HyperMill & Delcam Powermill to produce complex machine tool paths on 3-axis and 5-axis machine tools and the design and modelling of machine fixtures and cradles for component manufacture

Personal Attributes:

Consistently strives for excellence in quality, performance and output

Team player – supports other team members, department strategies and processes as a whole

Determined – results focused, driven to do the very best possible

These are our core values. They support our vision ‘to deliver the most exciting and inspiring performance in racing” and are the things that we believe are most important in the way we live and work within the McLaren Racing family. They should directly inform how we think, how we behave, and how we perform at every level of our team.


We never stop pushing forward

We look for advantage in everything

We bring creativity to challenges

We strive for simplicity


We bring energy to everything we do

We connect people to the thrill of racing

We share passion for our great sport

We never give up


We are respectful

We roll up our sleeves to get the job done

We serve the team

We are custodians of our legacy


We are open minded and curious

We own failures, learn and improve

We communicate with clarity and honesty

We are open to challenge


We are at our best when we’re at our bravest

We embrace opportunity

We take responsibility for our actions

We believe in what we do

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 some less major duties allocated to the post holder, nor cover duties of a similar nature, commensurate with the role, which may from time to time be reasonably required by the relevant manager.