Press Tool Engineer / Team leader

08 Mar 2018
17 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Press Tool Engineer / Team leader

Location: North Shields

Hours: 37.5 per week

Salary: In the Region of £27,000 dependent on experience

The company

TM Resourcing are working with an award winning, family owned corporation specializing in the machining and pressing of components and assemblies for the aerospace, automotive and related high-technology industries.

They are looking for a team leader that is able to provide the team with technical supervision, while providing project management of new product implementation, manage the tool room activities and contribute to improvements.


Providing technical support to the estimating function, highlighting any areas of technical risk at the earliest opportunity.

Managing the "day to day" tool room activities on site.

Responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of all press tooling, ensuring that all tooling is prepared and readied as dictated by the plant loading plan.

Where necessary managing design and manufacture of new or replacement tooling.

Creating well documented and strong plans for the introduction of new products.

On larger projects, producing realistic timing plans and project managing to achieve completion on time and on budget.

Providing timely technical support in trouble-shooting production problems.

Investigating and compiling capital investment proposals. Ensuring robust specifications are produced, communicated and agreed with all potential suppliers of plant, equipment and tooling.

Assisting with the training of all personnel to attain the highest possible level of multi skilling.

Assisting with processing quality documentation such as PPAP, APQP, FMEA and Control Plans.

Developing and managing the technical practice and standards of the Company.

Ensuring that manufacturing plant, equipment and tooling is suitable and capable of producing the goods and services the customer requires.

Initiating and implementing method improvement and cost saving projects.

Playing an active role in leading LEAN and Agile business improvement.

Supporting and developing new technologies in order to reduce cost and improve part quality.

Responsible for all Engineering changes to tooling, including cost and feasibility studies and VFM, both in house and externally.

Ideal Candidate

Experience in Press Tool Engineering.

Excellent communication skills and proactive approach to daily workload

Management experience.

Qualified Mechanical Engineer.

Experience of working under ISO 9001:2008.

Experience of CAD in a press tool environment

Knowledge of automotive industry

Experience of AS9100 rev C or TS16949.

Experience of LEAN Manufacturing techniques.

Experience with Agile Manufacturing techniques.

Experience of Presses under 150Tonnes

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