Senior Operative, NDT Technician

Job description

Purpose of the Role:

To carry out non-destructive testing and geometrical inspection of metallic and composite components.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Main duties of the role include inspection of both new and in-service parts using a variety of NDT methods and techniques.
  • There will also be an element of geometrical inspection and the requirement to raise non-conformance reports. Experience with CMM or FARO is a strong advantage.
  • Travel to race and test venues will be required throughout the racing calendar.

Job requirements

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • PCN/ASNT level 2 or EN4179/NAS410 in Ultrasonic, Eddy current, Magnetic and Penetrant flaw detection. Experience with Radiography, Computer Tomography and Phased Array is beneficial.
  • Extensive experience with NDT techniques in an aerospace, motorsport or similar industry.
  • Knowledge of composites, composite manufacturing and testing techniques. A previous background in mechanical engineering would be a strong advantage.
  • Working knowledge of best in class NDT process and practices, including that of working with a Quality Management System.
  • Exemplary attention to detail is a must.

Personal Attributes:

  • Has the ability to work either alone or as part of a team.
  • Must be flexible in working hours to meet business demands.
  • Good communication skills are essential in order to communicate with many departments.
  • Has the ability to work under pressure within tight deadlines with a conscientious attitude to deliveries and performance.
  • Computer literate and capable of writing technical documentation and procedures.

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. 

  • Ingenuity
  • We never stop pushing forward
  • We look for advantage in everything
  • We bring creativity to challenges
  • We strive for simplicity
  • Energy
  • 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
  • Humility
  • We are respectful
  • We roll up our sleeves to get the job done
  • We serve the team
  • We are custodians of our legacy
  • Openness
  • We are open minded and curious
  • We own failures, learn and improve
  • We communicate with clarity and honesty
  • We are open to challenge
  • Bravery
  • 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.