Press Tool Design Engineer

Recruiter
Teconnex Limited
Location
Keighley, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 May 2019
Closes
27 May 2019
Ref
1147844889
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Teconnex is a privately owned global business with sites in Mexico, China, Europe and the UK. We are part of the Hexadex Group. We manufacture jointing systems and technical products to meet the needs of our worldwide customers within the automotive and other industrial markets. Based at our Keighley site that employs over 500 staff.

The Role: Tool Design Engineer
  • Responsible for the Design and development of new and existing press tools for the manufacture of engineering components for applications within a multitude of different industry sectors
  • Managing multiple projects and working to deadlines
  • Working with experienced toolmakers to update and improve technical drawings and documentation
  • Converse with engineers and customers on multi-stage, single operation press tooling and provide solutions to produce parts in accordance with requirements and budgetary constraints
  • Ensure management and maintenance of the Company design directory
  • Assessment and improvement of customer and previous directory drawings
  • Carrying out customer liaison / visits where necessary
  • Conducting feasibility studies and reviews
  • Ensuring the company Health & Safety policy is adhered to at all times
  • Promoting and improving 5S standards where possible
  • Undertaking training in line with personal development and company objectives
  • Carrying out any other reasonable duties as requested by Senior Management in line with Company requirements

The Person
  • Must have previous Press Tool design experience with a strong toolmaking background
  • Proficiency with CAD /CAM software such as AutoCAD, Solid Works or other 3D design packages
  • Ideally new product introduction (NPI) background / experience
  • Experience of designing multi-stage, progression and single operation tooling
  • Ideally have served an Apprenticeship in Mechanical Design or Toolmaking etc. or has a qualification in a Mechanical Engineering discipline
  • Have thorough knowledge of materials, planning jobs, engineering and production operations
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and work to deadlines
  • Be flexible, adaptable and be able to prioritise works according to customer requirementsNo Agencies Please

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