TOOLING ENGINEER

Recruiter
Nigel Wright Consultancy Limited
Location
Sunderland, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 May 2019
Closes
27 May 2019
Ref
1151900508
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Company

Nigel Wright is delighted to be working with a market leading, international, high-volume manufacturer. They are recruiting a Tooling Engineer to play a critical role at their site in Sunderland. The role is responsible for process design and development, tooling design as well as efficiencies in the Pressings department.

The Role

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, responsibilities include:
  • To liaise with all departments and toolmakers to ensure tool produces part design.
  • Have an understanding of high volume manufacturing time restraints and work under tight time frames.
  • Lead improvement activities with a focus on OEE.
  • Attend meetings and produce reports.
  • Visit third party toolmakers in UK and overseas to check progress and assess timelines.
  • Purchase spares for new tooling.
  • Have knowledge of CAD systems and have an understanding of tool design.
  • Present tool problems and solutions to all staff.
  • To investigate future tooling processes.

The Person

The ideal candidate will have:
  • Mechanical / Tooling apprentice background
  • Understanding and working knowledge of CAD systems
  • Experience of a similar role in a high-volume manufacturing background/ tooling subcontractor.
  • A strong communication style and influencing skills necessary to liaise effectively with all internal and external stakeholders - ie Production, Quality, Maintenance, Toolmakers, Tooling and Equipment suppliers.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a leading manufacturer, in a period of sustained growth and investment. The role comes with signification coaching and mentoring and is ideal for someone with experience in Tooling Design or as a Toolmaker, wishing to develop into an Engineer level role.

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