Tooling Manager

Lawson Keys Ltd
£40K - £50K package
02 Aug 2017
30 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Overview:

Exclusively retained by our client a world class manufacturer, we are looking to appoint an experienced Tooling Manager / Tooling Engineer.

Responsibilities: As Tooling Manager / Tooling Engineer you will be an integral part of the team responsible for the development, commissioning and introduction of new injection mould tooling into production. This will include managing the mould design, mould ordering, mould construction, tooling repair, procurement, negotiating cost, New Production Introduction and implementing trial strategies.

The ideal candidate will be working within a similar role and be experienced with a variety of injection mould tooling. You must have clean driving licence, up to date passport. This position will involve staying away for roughly 4 during a year.

This as an excellent opportunity with a competitive salary for an experienced Tooling Manager / Tooling Engineer from the injection mould tooling environment to join an established and forward thinking company that really values its employees.

- Provide specialist technical advice and support on all aspects of Tool design, manufacturing and estimating
- Support Sales / Production and Engineering with tooling problems
- Oversee/Manage the running of external toolmaking activities
- Support Sales and Engineering to manage and guarantee on time availability of tools to ensure production dates are met / increase of OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness)
- Develop and manage procedural arrangements whereby proposals on new tool design can be assessed for its impact in performance terms
- Maximise the use of all resources, including database maintenance for tracking all tools, implementing a planned schedule of maintenance and repair activity to ensure a computerised log is kept on faults and service history of tools
- Implement budget for investment of new tooling and drive these investments
- Implement storage of tools to facilitate highest standards within the company for good housekeeping, health, safety and environmental
- Ensure all stock items, tool inserts and spares are organised
- Oversee all work through external toolmakers efficiently and cost effectively and ensure that all target dates for tooling are met
- Ensure new tools are manufactured to a high level of workmanship and in an efficient, cost effective manner
- Provide quotations for new tooling, modifications and repairs
- Attend various meetings and action /communicate instructions, both internally and externally
- Produce written reports and make presentations
- Undertake continuous training and development
- Perform root cause analysis and resolve problems
- Stay current and up to date on any changes that may affect tool design, manufacture and advise others of any impact
- Develop, implement and manage key performance indicators (KPIs) for areas of responsibility
- Ensure Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are met by working to the overall plan, including management of, and reporting
- Ensure subcontractors function operate in accordance with any health, safety and environmental policies and procedures to ensure the safety and wellbeing of colleagues and visitors

If this advertised position does not interest you, please consider our other opportunities by sending your updated CV outlining your achievements and your personal requisites, i.e. salary, location, job roles.

Keywords: "NPI Tooling",, "Tooling Engineer", "Programme Manager", "Launch Engineer", "Launch Manager", "NPI Engineer", "NPI Manager", "STA Engineer", "PMST Engineer", "Project Leader", "injection moulding", "tooling manager", "tooling"


Due to the sheer volume of applications we receive, we will only contact successful applications. Therefore if you have not heard from us within 10 working days please deem your application as unsuccessful.

Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK

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