Tooling Quotation Engineer

10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Acorn is recruiting for a Tooling Quotation / Feasibility Engineer for a Global Tier 1 Manufacturer to the automotive industry.

Salary - competitive coupled with excellent benefits.
Location - Based in the West Midlands but will be required to travel in the UK & abroad on occasion
Responsible to the Tooling Process Definitions Manager

Responsible For:

Experienced Tooling Engineer required to support the development of new quotations for new business tooling requirements. Part feasibility (Autoform) and product to press asset alignment. Maintaining existing tool cost database. Supporting Customer Engineering tooling cost assessment reviews. Constantly monitor tooling cost down ideas. Tooling supplier liaison to ensure quote to cost alignment.

Key Requirements:

*Proven background in successful introduction of tooling supported by a tooling background.
*Current driving license, as travel to customers and suppliers will be required as and when necessary. Prepared for periods away from home at domestic and foreign customers and suppliers.
*Have a valid passport (with minimum six months remaining)


* Numerical Reasoning and Interpreting Data
* Fault Diagnosis / Problem Solving
* Statistics
* Design Feasibility

Tacit Knowledge / Experience:

*Customer Liason
*BIW / Chassis / Structural Pannels
*Presswork / Tooling / Toolroom
*NPI Projects for OEMS
*A proven background of Tooling knowledge combined with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


*Demonstrates a positive attitude towards change with a willingness to be flexible and adapt to new circumstances.
*The ability to lead cross functional team members.
*Results driven, with the enthusiasm and resilience to see a job well done through effective ownership.
*Excellent communication and interpersonal skills


*HNC / Degree in Manufacturing or Engineering or equivalent experience
*Engineering Apprenticeship as a Toolmaker or equivalent

Key Tasks / Responsibilities:

*Support New Tooling quotations
*Tooling supplier cost monitoring and liaison
*Create tooling process line ups
*Supporting internal project quotation meetings
*Review and complete component feasibility with regards to tooling processes
*Support NPI engineering at onset of awarded projects
*Tooling design knowledge
*Support introduction of new tooling projects, including tooling process alignment to quoted costs
*Support feasibility issues on awarded new projects
*Create DFMEA and associated project risks
*Ensure Gestamp Tallent tooling standards are adhered to
*Identify tool cost reduction opportunities
*Feasibility support at customer locations
*Create new tooling process and costing sheets
*Communication and Presentations, directly with Customers and internal
*Support Engineering Changes to Die Tooling and associated

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