Racing Engine Sub-Assembly Technician

  • Ilmor Engineering
  • May 23, 2024
Full time Technical/Technician

Job Description

Ilmor Engineering provides design, development, testing, and manufacturing of performance engines and parts for major manufacturers and racing teams throughout the world. Our clients include automotive, marine, IndyCar, ARCA, and NASCAR among others.

All of our high-performance engines and components are precision engineered to the highest standards—utilizing the latest manufacturing technologies and quality systems. At Ilmor, we offer engineering and support services from clean sheet to completed project. Our team utilizes their expertise and ingenuity to create innovative original concepts or provide creative solutions to existing high-performance designs.

The Sub Assembly Technician is responsible for day-to-day sub-assembly tasks supporting engine and component assembly and inspection.  The individual will deal with engine teardowns, quality checking, Post dyno inspection, testing and provide high tolerance, high quality parts in a demanding, racing environment. 

Join our team as an entry-level Engine Technician in Plymouth, MI!

Essential Job Function

  • Disassembly, cleaning, quality checking, crack testing using nondestructive methods.
  • Make quality decisions based on known life/usage and condition of the parts
  • Engine and component record keeping to procedures.
  • Post dyno inspection using a borescope
  • Inspection of engine components, and verification they are to the appropriate standard.
  • Measure components to close tolerances
  • Set and verify part clearances to design documents
  • Verify conformance of parts to stock lists or blueprints using advanced measuring instruments, such as calipers, gauges, or micrometers
  • Accurate use of measuring equipment and the required hand tools
  • Meet or exceed quality standards
  • Other duties may be assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • 1 to 3 years of recent engine experience in a low volume or custom application is preferred
  • Must have full knowledge of how an engine works and be very detail and service oriented
  • Proficient with computers and Microsoft applications
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Effective communicator and collaborator
  • Able to work hard and maintain quality standards with tight deadlines
  • Able to work overtime when needed

Desired Qualifications

  • Vocational Certification or Associates Degree in a related subject such as Automotive Performance, Automotive Technician, or related field would be preferred
  • Experience building motorsport engines

Nuts & Bolts

  • This is a full-time non-exempt position and is eligible for overtime 
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Benefits
  • 401k: Eligible (over age 21), with 3% guaranteed contribution from Ilmor
  • All tools provided
  • Shoe Reimbursement Program
  • Prescription Safety Glasses Reimbursement Program

Ilmor Engineering, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.