Tool Maintenance Manager

Recruiter
Cordant People
Location
Warrington
Salary
£25000 - £30000/annum
Posted
08 Jul 2017
Closes
07 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is a world leading Manufacturing Company who are looking to recruit an experienced Tooling Manager to join their successful operation. With an enviable reputation in their field, you will be an important part of the leadership team.

This is a hands on role, where you will liaise with all departments, and others in the leadership team to ensure that the tooling portfolio, and any new tooling is appropriate for the aim of zero-defect manufacturing.

You will be used to collaborating with others to ensure the development of new products is done so in line with the company objectives.

Other responsibilities include:

* To approve the sourcing of new tools and other tooling consumables (die, punch & stripper plates) within established budgets
* Ensure resources and equipment are appropriate for a world class maintenance and repair.
* Develop Personnel and procedures to improve effectiveness and efficiency.
* Assist sales in the review of customer drawings to ensure they are technically feasible and offer advice on process improvement.
* Online maintenance of tooling database to enable inter-company staff to process orders.
* Working knowledge of engineered alloys particularly metals used in high stress applications.
* Conversant in the use of general workshop machinery (Milling, Turning, Surface grinding).
* Calibration of production measuring instruments.
* Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles would be a distinct advantage

You will ideally be educated to HNC/ HND or Degree educated in a Mechanical Engineering Bias.

The role is available to commence immediately, so we would be grateful if you could outline your current notice period in your application cover letter.

CP2 DH15

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