Process Engineer Tool Setter

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Direct workforce
Scunthorpe, South Humberside
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Overview of the role:

Direct Workforce are working with our well-established client to recruit for and experienced Tool Setter Process Engineer for a busy manufacturing client based in Scunthorpe area.

Duties and responsibilities of the successful candidate:

  • Monitor tool change time progress and set improvement plans in place to meet set objectives.
  • Develop and manage improvement plans with respect to weight reduction, cycle time reduction and labour efficiency.
  • Maintain and up-date process equipment specifications and ensure wherever possible the standardisation of equipment configuration.
  • Ensure adherence to all Health & Safety procedures.
  • Be proactive in the raising of potential H&S issues and the development of personal safety awareness.
  • Fully understand and ensure procedural adherence to all company business operating systems.
  • Develop best practice methodology and procedures in line with SMED, 5s Kaizen methods and train Shift personal accordingly.
  • Maintain standard process setting data for use in the SMS database. Ensure all processes are standardised and maintained in accordance with the data.
  • Analyse data against site targets and manage improvement plans with respect to performance, availability and process scrap.
  • Actively explore new process technology for suitability to the business.
  • Attend relevant internal and external trial activities for New Product Introduction.
  • Develop and implement process layouts considering best practice in lean manufacturing.
  • Co-ordinate and implement actions, as a result of trials and customer requests internal problem follow-up sheets.
  • Completion of all relevant paperwork to allow support functions to operate

Skills and experience required:

  • In depth working knowledge in practical tool setting and processing
  • Experience of tool setting in a high volume automotive environment
  • BPTA PTL GA Level ¾ - Equivalent qualification in Injection Moulding and Processing
  • HND / Degree Level in Engineering- An advantage
  • Numerate and literate to minimum O Level / GCSE “C”
  • Computer literate
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels
  • Influencing and persuasive style with a “Can Do” attitude with propensity to problem solve
  • Ability to manage time effectively and prioritise tasks on shift
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing methodologies – 5S, Kaizen, SMED etc – An advantage


Monday – Friday 3 shift rotation 37.5 hours per week

What our client can offer:

Competitive Salary £36601.50 plus shift allowance, pension, free parking.