Metrology Apprentice

  • Level 3
  • Woking


What to Expect

McLaren Automotive, synonymous with precision engineering and innovation, is at the forefront of luxury sports car manufacturing. As part of our dedication to excellence, we offer apprenticeship opportunities in metrology that provide hands-on experience and a pathway to a rewarding career in dimensional measurement and validation.

McLaren Automotive is seeking a Metrology Level 3 Apprentice to join our esteemed team of professionals. This apprenticeship offers a unique opportunity to develop advanced metrology skills, gain practical experience in dimensional measurement techniques, and contribute to the precision and accuracy of McLaren’s high-performance vehicles.

Weekly hours: 40h including study time

Applications closing date: 30th July 2025

Apprenticeship start date: 16th September 2025

What You’ll Do

  • Dimensional Measurement: Perform precise and accurate measurements of components, assemblies, and finished vehicles using a variety of metrology tools and equipment, including coordinate measuring machines (CMM), laser trackers, and optical scanners.
  • Metrology Equipment Calibration: Assist in the calibration and maintenance of metrology equipment to ensure accuracy and reliability in measurement results, adhering to established calibration procedures and standards.
  • Component Inspection: Conduct dimensional inspection of components and assemblies against engineering specifications and tolerances, identifying any deviations and reporting findings to relevant stakeholders.
  • Data Analysis: Analyse measurement data and inspection reports to identify trends, patterns, and areas for improvement in manufacturing processes and quality control procedures.
  • Quality Assurance: Support quality assurance initiatives by verifying the accuracy and consistency of measurement results, contributing to the continuous improvement of McLaren’s quality management system.
  • Documentation: Maintain detailed records of measurement data, inspection reports, and calibration records, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and internal quality standards.
  • Continuous Learning: Stay updated on emerging metrology technologies, techniques, and best practices, seeking opportunities for continuous learning and professional development in the field of dimensional measurement.

There will be a requirement to attend learning blocks for your development with our apprenticeship provider, Nationaly Physical Laboratory (NPL).

What You’ll Bring

  • GCSE Grade 4 or higher in English and Maths
  • Genuine interest in metrology and a passion for precision engineering.
  • Strong mathematical aptitude and analytical skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to work methodically and accurately.
  • Effective communication skills and the ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams.

What We’ll Do for You

We offer a wide – ranging benefits package, which includes:

  • Structured career development framework
  • 25 days’ holiday, plus bank holiday. Annual buy & sell up to five days
  • Enhanced company pension scheme
  • Discretionary annual bonus award
  • Private medical insurance and health cash plan
  • Life assurance 4x your basic salary
  • Ability to apply for a sabbatical of up to one year after only two years’ service
  • Benefits you can adapt to your lifestyle, such as discounted shopping
  • Generous parental leave policies including market leading maternity leave
  • Tax efficient nursery scheme benefit
  • A range of wellbeing initiatives, such as employee assistance programme and free financial & mortgage advice
  • Friends and family day
  • Opportunities to experience our fantastic cars

*Qualifying criteria applies

Who Are We?

No restraints. No limitations. We don’t simply push boundaries. We completely rethink them. McLaren Automotive exists to create breath-taking performance road cars.

It takes a community to do what we do. A diverse group of people with many areas of expertise, united by their passion to deliver visionary products and set new benchmarks.

McLaren Automotive commits to equal opportunity for all. Diversity, Equality and Inclusion is at the heart of our impact, it drives our innovation and enables us to truly create something special. Join us on our journey.

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