Tooling Engineer - Bedfordshire - £37,000 - £42,000 + Benefits + Paid Overtime
A global automotive OEM is seeking to recruit a Tooling Engineer to join their complex technical engineering facility based in Bedfordshire.
The Tooling Engineer will be responsible for the management of supplier relationships and vendor tooling costs to achieve targets on new and existing projects. Other responsibilities include; building effective internal and external relationships with regards to tooling, guiding tooling process through request for quotation (RFQ), supporting supplier selection decision making. The Tooling Engineer will also be responsible for achieving cost reduction targets.
In order to be considered for this position, candidates must have a knowledge of manufacturing processes, tooling requirements and their costs as well as a knowledge of the development and project management of tool manufacture. A strong commercial awareness is also a prerequisite of the role, alongside manufacturing and tooling experience. It would be advantageous to hold a formal qualification I.e. HNC/HND/Degree in Mechanical Engineering or closely related subject, as it would be to have gained experience within an Automotive Engineering environment.
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This Tooling Engineer is commutable from Cranfield, Bedford, Milton Keynes, Northampton, Luton, Cambridge, and other areas within the Bedfordshire and South East regions.
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