Tooling Manager

Stockton-on-Tees, Cleveland
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Pertemps are delighted to be back working with this client again, The client is a manufacturer of engineering parts based in the Stockton area, they have an excellent working environment, highly competitive pay rates and offer ongoing world class training.


Managing our site tooling, to formulate strategies towards the development of a world class tool room ad tooling activity which is key to product quality and efficiency.

Job Responsibilities:

Main Duties:

- To manage the Toolroom and develop production tool maintenance practices to support uninterrupted zero defect manufacturing.

- To approve the sourcing of tools and support tool trials in Asia.

- Ensure resources and equipment are appropriate for a world class maintenance and repair Toolroom.

- Develop Personnel and procedures to improve effectiveness and efficiency.

- Promote 5S and ensure that improvements are actioned and maintained.

- Support tool trials at toolmakers (primarily in Asia) and tool sign-off prior to shipping.

- Lead tool GA reviews and approval.

Key Skills:


- Experienced, qualified Tooling Engineer with a background in Injection Tooling Manufacture & moulding in the automotive industry, you will already have a strong understanding on tooling design, production and manufacture.

- Excellent leadership skills

- Educated to BTEC ONC / HNC or degree standard in Mechanical Engineering Field or similar.

- Worked in a tooling project management function.

- Experienced automotive or similar high volume industry.

- Problem-solving Techniques

- Able to work under pressure to tight deadlines in order to meet critical project Milestones. experience ( MS Project,Excel,Word,Etc )


- Educated to HND or degree standard in Mechanical Engineering or similar.

- Educated in BTEC(ONC) or HNC Polymer Engineering

- Experience of recognised problem solving techniques (e.g. 8D, PPS, Six Sigma etc.)

- Experience of other industry standard documentation e.g. PPAP, FMEA etc.

- Pro/ENGINEER, CADDS5, Catia use or experience.

- People Management qualification/experience