Project Tooling Engineer

MTrec Recruitment and Training
New Durham
10 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The Company

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Project Tooling Engineer to work in a rewarding role based in the county Durham area. You will be working within a fast moving environment where you will gain fantastic experience with a major blue chip employer, If you are motivated and enjoy helping achieve business goals then this role will be suited to you.

The Role

  • The successful candidate will manage tooling projects from concept through to start of production.
  • Manage tooling projects starting from product concept through to SOP.
  • Working with the design team and product support to optimise designs for manufacture.
  • Commercial negotiations with suppliers regarding tool purchasing and modifications.
  • Attending trials at tooling suppliers Europe & UK.
  • Working closely with the tool room and moulding development to ensure a smooth introduction of new tooling into the factory.

The Person

  • HNC/HND or degree in mechanical discipline.
  • Experience of tooling manufacture and modifications essential.
  • CAD skills would be beneficial AUTOCAD, Delcam Powershape.
  • Previous experience of commercial negotiations with tooling suppliers.

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