Press Tool Manager

Akton Recruitment
Oxfordshire, UK
17 Oct 2019
03 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Press Tool Manager


£40k - £45k + Fantastic Company Benefits

Permanent - Day Shift

I am currently looking for a Press Tool Manager to manage all elements of press tooling, including jigs, fixtures and manufacturing gauges across the company

Whilst controlling costs within this area you will ensure tools are available to meet the production requirements, supporting the continuous development of product and processes and initiatives within this department

Your key duties will include you: -

To be involved in the feasibility and enquiry process identifying and specifying tooling sub-contractors, defining the tool operation sequence together with any / all jigs, fixture and manufacturing gauge requirements
To provide technical support and advice on cost estimates
To negotiate on items of tooling, jigs, fixtures and manufacturing gauges
To agree and monitor press tool introduction timing and build quality
To support New Project Introduction within the press tooling area of manufacturing
To develop and implement preventative plans within the maintenance of press tooling, jigs and fixtures
To identify tool improvements and where authorised implement them
You will have responsibility for the introduction, repair and refurbishment of all press tooling, jigs and fixtures within the business
To ensure that the products conform to dimensional requirements
To ensure support to the manufacturing area for the introduction of component visual standards
To prepare and introduce a tooling manual allowing outside sub-contract toolmaking companies to understand the requirements of our business

It is imperative you have continued experience within the automotive component sector supplying into OEM & tier companies, whilst demonstrating the ability to maintain and improve existing work practices and procedures - including Environmental (ISO14001) & Quality (TS16949) systems together with customers specifics

If you are interested and would like to apply, then please send through a copy of your most up-to-date CV, together with a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and reference (phone number removed)/PTMGRSKM27, to

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