Sub Assembly Technician Apprentice Ilmor Engineering Limited

We are expanding our team due to exciting new projects and have a vacancy for an apprentice to join the team. In this role you will be expected to work as part of the team, being trained on every activity from cleaning to assembly, on Engine Blocks to small intricate components on projects for some of the world’s top Motorsport brands.

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Closing date: 31 Jul 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    40 hours per week. Unpaid Lunch break 45minutes. Mon-Thurs 8.00am – 5.00pm Fridays 8.00am – 4.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2023

  • Date posted

    02 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Often Sub Assembly is the last port of call for parts to be finished before being shipped to the end Customer therefore quality and precision are essential factors in this role.

  • The assembly of parts
  • Pressure testing and de-burring machined components
  • Ensuring that the workshop is kept clean and tidy

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Level 3 Engineering Fitter apprenticeship standard.
  • Training to be delivered at Northampton College, Booth Lane, Northampton, NN3 3RF – 1 day a week

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential for a full time position once the apprenticeship is complete and progression within the company

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Ability to work in a team


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Essential

Things to consider

Flexible holiday scheme, company-wide team activity events.  We are an out-of-town location with free on-site parking and easy walking access to shops, cafes and buses.

About the employer

We design, manufacture and test racing engines including for F1, Indycar, NASCAR and World Rally Car Series. We are making new advancements in technology for race and high-end road car engines using the latest technology and ideas. Our state-of-the-art Machine Shop includes 5-axis Machining Centres, some with robotic load / unload.


Ilmor Engineering Limited


Quarry Road

Brixworth Industrial Estate



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Training provider



Business Centre


Apprenticeship standard

Engineering fitter

Level 3 (A level)

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