About The Job
We are seeking a Gear Grinder to set, programme, edit, operate and run a range of Gear Grinding machines.
Reporting to the Grinding Manager, you will be responsible for carrying out programming and editing functions to product high quality components to drawing specifications and quality, you will establish best machining methods when required. You will create and save a comprehensive set up procedure document for work undertaken. As well as storing and maintaining all tooling/gauging linked to the process.
Our transmission systems are used by the World’s top racing teams including Formula 1, IndyCar, Sportscar and Rally. The role will require the successful candidate to liaise with the Manufacturing Support Office (MSO) to discuss manufacturing issues and label defective parts. You will also undertake day to day machine maintenance including, coolant,lubrication and filtration systems. You will reliably record setting and production times using the current system.
Our innovative transmissions are also being used in the next generation of ultra-high performance hybrid and EV hypercars. The successful candidate will complete all necessary job cards and associated documentation, pack in appropriate packaging and relocate the next operation. You will be able to work to the company schedule, follow the quality procedures and be part of the personal development process. Along with observing the health and safety rules at all times.
We are seeking an individual who has a mechanical or engineering background ideally having undertaken an apprenticeship or basic engineering training.
Having knowledge of Gear Grinding or CNC Grinding process is desirable however having knowledge of gears and splines is essential. Having knowledge of operating, setting and programming gear grinding machines is desirable but having the ability to understand engineering drawings and tolerances is a must.
Ideally candidates would be able to self-inspect gears and gear forms to drawings, having an understanding of the nital etch process and some knowledge of Microsoft packages including Word and Excel.
Having a minimum of 5 years on the job experience within a Motorsport, Automotive or Aerospace background is desirable as well is working in small batches and short lead times. The ability to work under pressure is essential in this role.