Every company has a history. We have legacy and have been building it since 1983. Here at Ilmor, we pride ourselves in delivering the best high-performance engines to all of our clients, providing them with design, development, testing, manufacturing, and conquering racetracks of IndyCar, ARCA, NASCAR, SRX and more.
When we say we deliver the best, we deliver results. We’ll let our resume speak for itself : 21 Indianapolis 500 Wins, 335+ IndyCar Wins, 20 IndyCar Drivers Championships, and 22 IndyCar Manufacturers Championships all in under 40 years.
And we’re just getting started. We’re hungry for victory, we have a thirst that can only be quenched by the taste of podium champagne, and we have an obsession with being the best.
The real question is do you? Don’t just create history, create legacy.
In this important role, you will join a growing and talented team of engineers and machinists who are committed to ensuring every engine we design and build for the water and racetrack performs with Ilmor-standard perfection.
As the resident technical expert on CNC programming, machining and processes, you will leverage your experience, know-how, high energy and great communication skills to support all areas of our 16,000 square foot temperature-controlled, bright and clean Manufacturing Center.
Your time will be spent working closely with our twelve machinists, fabricators and production team members to write / refine programs, perform set-up operations and develop and lead solid clean processes for our specialized suite of components for the motorsports and marine industry.
Reporting to the Manufacturing Center Manager, you will be the technical leader and influencer. This position does not have direct reports with managerial responsibilities, and instead has the responsibility for delivering high quality technical deliverables, coaching and mentoring.
Essential Job Functions (Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities) :
Create CNC programs using CAM software to program 3D models, tool path simulation, etc.
Post program, tool setup instruction, and tool library updates as new tools are introduced to our Manufacturing Center, etc.
Use skills in Print Reading, GD&T, Tool Selection, Speeds & Feeds, jigging, and fixturing to create part manufacturing setups.
Evaluate existing CNC programs, fixtures, tooling, and machining processes periodically. Identify and implement process improvements to optimize quality, productivity, and cost.
Evaluate externally purchased parts for opportunities to machine in house. Assist in the selection of insource projects, and develop the processes to machine internally.
Maintain expert knowledge of machining industry best practices. Implement best practices when applicable.
Perform training related to CNC programming, process development, and machine operation
Collaborate with development engineers, suppliers and engineers.
Work alongside Production Engineer as jobs are being setup.
Work alongside CMM operator / quality department to ensure parts are manufactured to specified tolerances. Adjust program as needed through the life of such program.
Work alongside our Engineering team to ensure finish parts meet quality and functionality criteria as expected.
Work alongside CNC programmers who are hired as Independent Contractors to generate programs to be ran in our manufacturing center.
Work alongside Machine Operators to ensure finished parts meet quality and functionality criteria as expected.
Maintain work area and equipment in a clean orderly condition and follow prescribed safety procedures.
Passion for motorsports and boating.
3+ years of recent experience in programming & setup of 3 to 5 axis CNC milling and turning equipment.
3+ years of experience in developing manufacturing and production processes for machined components.
Knowledgeable in work holding, fixturing and cutting tool selection and specification.
Excited and energized to implement new technologies and techniques to continuously improve timing and quality of parts being manufactured.
Great team player with excellent communication skills.
Thrives in a high-pressure environment with significant autonomy and freedom.
Enjoys teaching, coaching and developing apprentices.
Bachelor's or Associate's Degree in related field
Any automotive certifications.
ISO / Quality system experience a plus.
Experience with Matsuura, Haas, Fadal and Mazak equipment
Physical Requirements / Work Environment :
The employee must frequently lift and / or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and / or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit or stand. The employee is frequently required to use their hands and fingers to handle, feel objects, use tools or controls and climb or balance.
The employee is occasionally required to walk, reach with hands and arms, kneel, crouch, crawl and talk or hear.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electric shock, and explosives.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. However, some instances of this job may require work in areas where ear protection is necessary.
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