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CNC Machinist /Programmer - Nightshift

United Kingdom, Surrey, WokingF1 - Production

Job description

Purpose of the Role:
To programme, set and operate multi-axis machine tools, with a key emphasis on experience programming using Open Mind.


Role Principal Accountabilities:
  • Programme and manufacture of components to supplied drawings, encompassing the programming, setting and operating of multi-axis computer numerically controlled (CNC) machining centres. 
  • Wherever possible, you will be required to set and operate more than one machine tool. 
  • Maintain programme and tooling records for all components produced. 
  • Liaising with the management and production engineers to maximise the efficient running of the machine tools.
  • Maintain a shift handover record with other shift-based employees in the machine shop. 
  • Responsible for the cleanliness and housekeeping in the workplace 
  • Be aware of health and safety legislation as it applies in the workplace. 
  • In addition to these functions, employees are required to carry out such other duties as may be reasonably required knowledge, 

Job requirements

Skills and Experience:
  • Experience in Open Mind CAM software
  • Experience using Mazak/Mikron 3 axis and/or 5 axis milling machines applicable to your area
  • Experience in Programming and use of Mazatrol or Heidenhain 530 control systems as applicable to your area.
  • Experience of ISO or other conversational CNC programming

Personal Attributes:
  • Previous experience in manufacturing precision components preferably in a motorsport environment or similar
  • Experienced craftsperson with a proven track record

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.

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