Die Design Engineer

Heybridge Associates Ltd
£35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits: Private Medic
06 Oct 2017
08 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
As in-house recruiters for a large Multinational Manufacturing Organisation based in Shipley West Yorkshire we are looking for an experienced Die Design Engineer to join our production engineering team. The position will work within a multi-discipline team and be responsible for the design, development and implementation of bespoke die designs, modifications and improvements to meet the needs of our manufacturing facility. The range of activities can involve modifications to existing pressed dies, cost-reduction and product engineering initiatives, minor and major customer specific developments. The role will play an integral part in supporting production to overcome problems and realise improvements to existing dies. Key responsibilities - Responsible for the creation and management of die designs from drawings to completed dies. - Responsible for the storage and retrieval of drawings from a central register. - Innovative and proactive approach to the generation of solutions of new die design and resolution to problems with existing die designs. - Responsible for managing projects to achieve the delivery of die designs, on schedule within budget and to specification. - Create specifications which achieve the goals of the internal customer`s requirements. - Follow the QS9000/TS16949 procedures with respect to the creation of specifications and requirements. - Communicate with internal customers to provide updates as necessary. - Process, review and expedite work orders, modifications, schematics, check sheets, job instructions and calibration records. - Contribute to production specification review meetings in relation to die designs. Essential Experience - Apprentice trained tool maker. - 2 years + `hands on ` experience of die designing of press dies. - At least 2 years experience using a 2DCAD (AutoCAD) system with 3D Pro -Eng modelling experience advantageous. - Experience in any of the following would be advantageous; mechanical design, mechanism and machine design. - Knowledge of EDM and CNC machines along with experience of industrial /automated production lines is desirable. - Able to use mathematical formulae in the development of solutions to problems. - Project management skills with the ability to work to tight deadlines. - Able to communicate at all levels within an organisation. - Experience in negotiation with others suppliers, internal departments etc.
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