Tooling Engineer

Recruiter
Recruit 12
Location
Based in Droitwich and is easily accessible from W
Salary
£40000 - £45000/annum
Posted
07 Jul 2017
Closes
05 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Tooling Engineer required for a leading Automotive Manufacturing firm in Droitwich, Worcestershire. As a Tooling Engineer you will be responsible for the provision of engineering support to manufacturing areas and for the introduction of tooling processes that meet or exceed customer and company requirements.

Reporting directly to the Manufacturing Manager key responsibilities will include:

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Responsible for the introduction new tooling into production

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Be responsible for co-ordinating the purchasing and manufacture of tooling for use in the company.

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To work with component designers to ensure new designs are in line with the principals of reducing

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Costs and lead times for tools, reducing cycle times and scrap levels, and minimising tool maintenance and breakdowns

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Conducting RFQ and nominations activities for new tooling

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To co-ordinate and carry out tool design reviews, ensuring all tool designs are reviewed in line with procedures and guide lines.

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To visit toolmakers during tool manufacture to confirm status.

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To supervise and carry out tool trials, in conjunction with Moulding Engineering, following procedures.

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To carry out pre-delivery checks on tools to ensure toolmakers have followed standards.

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Agree corrective actions with project team, Toolmakers and external toolmakers.

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To co-ordinate and carry out tool design reviews, ensuring all tool designs are signed off in line with procedures.

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Control and progress the installation of new tooling/equipment relevant to moulding process

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Liaising with suppliers to plan tool/equipment improvements and modifications

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Deliver training to Trainee Engineers in a structured way

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Support customer events in accordance with project manager regarding technical issues

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Be part of/lead “Practical Problem Solving” teams

To be successful in the role of Tooling Engineer, you may have previously worked as a Process Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Maintenance Engineer or a Project Engineer and you will have the following skills & experience:

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Experience of working within a Manufacturing site, automotive essential

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Completion of HNC or equivalent in an engineering or plastics-related subject

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The preparation of ‘Request For Quotation’ documentation

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The analysis of ‘Cost Break Down Sheets’ for complete tools and modifications

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The ‘Tooling General Assembly’ review with the Tool Maker before ‘Tool Go’ is awarded

This position is based in Droitwich and is easily accessible from Worcester, Bromsgrove, Pershore, Redditch, Kidderminster, Stourbridge, Birmingham, Stourport on Severn, Evesham, Rubery, Northfield and Bewdley

If you are an experienced Tooling Engineer, looking for the opportunity to work with a well-established company, please apply immediately.

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