Tooling Engineer

Randstad Inhouse Services
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Cosma Casting UK is an operating unit of Magna International, one of the world's premier global automotive suppliers. Magna's pioneering technology and creativity allows our customers to ask for solutions that lie beyond what they previously thought was possible. Cosma Casting UK are a new manufacturing facility on a green field site at Telford in the UK. For this new venture, we are looking for a Product/Tooling Engineer. Cosma Casting UK will specialise in manufacturing high vacuum, high pressure die-castings of medium to large Structural Automotive components. Role Responsibilities: Apply design for Manufacturability (DFM) principals to evaluate product designs and produce summary reports to support engineering and quoting activities Utilise product data management system to maintain CAD data for products, tooling, fixtures, manufacturing equipment and facilities Produce 2D product, tooling, fixture, equipment and facility drawings to support manufacturing, quality and engineering activities Transfer CAD data to and from suppliers and customers and maintain records of all transfers. Import CAD data from suppliers and customers, and repair errors in models as required. Translate CAD data to neutral file formats as required Project management of tooling suppliers. This may involve overseas travelling and working outside "normal" UK working hours, to cover time zone differences Support continuous improvement activities through effective use of 3D and 2D CAD to propose product design changes, tooling improvements Design tooling for automated processes to include:- Trimming / stamping / straightening / setting CNC machining Palletised conveyors plus Robot End of Arm Tooling Heat treatment and (dip tank) surface treatment component racks Die cast dies: Runner, Cooling, Vacuum systems etc. Design features that facilitate quick tool change - SMED Assist with creation and continuous improvement of; Tooling Standards Responsible for improving uptime and reducing maintenance costs of tooling Participate in root-cause analysis and implement counter-measures Understand and interpret 3D FEA for distortion and correction of tooling design Good understanding of casting tolerances, dimensional capability statistics and GD&T Maintain master tool drawings and facilitate access to Toolroom staff for all tooling maintenance - minimizing downtime and costs Design POKE YOKE into tool designs as standard Essential: Proficient with Catia V5 software, 2D AutoCAD and 3D SolidWorks POKE YOKE Tooling Design for Stamping, CNC and Robot Automation systems Proficient in Microsoft Office Packages Ability to effectively communicate and build relationships with customers Desirable: ONC/HNC Apprenticeship or equivalent either in Mechanical or Electrical Eng'g Six sigma Tooling Design for Die Casting and Trim Root Cause Analysis Knowledge of RFQ response and NPI Lean Manufacturing experience