Tooling Engineer

Rate Recruitment
£35k per year
14 Jul 2017
13 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Tooling Engineer required!

Do you have experience in introducing new tooling into production? Are you willing to travel to Europe, Asia and North America?

We are working alongside a tier one Automotive supplier who are looking for a Tooling Engineer to join their busy and expanding team based in North Worcestershire. The ideal candidate will have experience of working within an automotive manufacturing environment and will have completed a HNC (or equivalent) in an engineering or plastics-related subject.

The Ideal Candidate will:

* Provide setting and technical support to the shift
* Have experience procuring tooling and the process that goes along with it
* Be responsible for coordinating the purchasing and manufacture of tooling for use in the manufacturing site
* Work with component designers to ensure new designs will reduce costs and lead times for tools, reduce cycle times and scrap levels, minimise tool maintenance and breakdowns
* Conduct Requests for Quotations and nomination activities for new tooling
* Coordinate and undertake tool design reviews
* Visit toolmakers during the manufacture of tools
* Supervise and carry out tool trials in conjunction with Moulding Engineering
* Carry out pre delivery checks on tools
* Agree corrective actions with project team, internal and external toolmakers
* Liaise with suppliers to plan tool and equipment improvements & modifications
* Agree corrective actions with project team and toolmakers
* Deliver training to trainee engineers
* Support customer events regarding technical issues
* Have exceptional communication skills
* Have outstanding IT skills including Microsoft and CAD programs

Your hours of work will be Monday - Thursday 8.30am-5pm and Friday 8.30am-3.30pm.

In return for your knowledge and expertise the company are willing to offer a very competitive package of £35,000 and a salary review in 6 months and 9 months.

If you feel you have the relevant skills required for this position then please do not hesitate to apply for this outstanding position.