Tooling Engineer

Recruit 12
£35k - 40k per year + benefits
27 Jul 2017
25 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

An experienced Tooling Engineer is required for a global engineering company that operates within the automotive industry. The Tooling Engineer is required to support the development, procurement and introduction of new tooling, as well as supporting customer engineering change requests, cost down improvements and existing tooling issues within the plant when required.

Reporting directly to the Senior Tooling Engineer, your main duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Lead new tooling procurement
  • Review and complete component feasibility with regards to tooling processes

  • ‘A’ Layout reviews

  • Lead tool design approval

  • Ensure company tooling standards are adhered to

  • Component buy-off at tool makers

  • Communicating and presenting directly with customers

  • Tooling supplier monitoring and liaison

  • Reporting tooling and project status

  • Conduct TB01 and TB02 tooling buy off activity

  • Support introduction of new tooling into plant/production, in plant support when required

  • Escalate issues that could potentially undermine the programme

  • Identify and schedule improvement opportunities

  • Identify and schedule improvement opportunities

  • Lead or support engineering changes to die tooling

To be successful in the role of Tooling Engineer, you will need to possess the following skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Proven background in successful introduction of tooling supported by a tooling background
  • Customer liaison skills

  • Experience in presswork/tooling/tool room

  • NPI projects for OEMs

  • BIW/Chassis/Structural Panels

  • Proven background of tooling knowledge

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrate a positive attitude towards change, with a willingness to be flexible and adapt to new circumstances

  • Be results driven, with the enthusiasm and resilience to a job well done

  • The ability to lead cross functional team members

  • HNC/Degree in Manufacturing or Engineering or equivalent experience

  • Engineering Apprenticeship as a Toolmaker of equivalent

You must be prepared to travel within the UK as well as internationally and be prepared for periods away from home at domestic and foreign customers and suppliers. You must hold both a current driving licence and a valid passport with at least six months remaining.

This position is based in Cannock and is easily commutable from Birmingham, Stafford, Lichfield, Walsall, Tamworth, Sutton Coldfield, Wolverhampton, Telford and Burton upon Trent. This is a permanent, full time position with a salary of £35,000 to £40,000.

If you possess the following skills and experience and you are interested in the role of Tooling Engineer, please apply immediately.

Recruit12 is a recruitment specialist working within the Automotive, Aerospace, and World Class manufacturing sectors.

Important: Please note Recruit12 is only able to place into employment candidates that have a valid EU passport, a European Economic Area (EEA) passport or a valid UK visa.

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