New Project Introduction Tooling Engineer

MTrec Recruitment and Training
09 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The Company

Our client is a major UK and Global manufacturing company. They are currently looking for a time served NPI Tooling Engineer to join their team on a permanent basis. If you are looking for a new position and you are a fully qualified engineer with experience of working in a heavy press environment, then this a great the opportunity to join a top blue chip company.

The Role

An Experienced Tooling Engineer is required to Support the development, procurement and introduction of new tooling into the West Midlands site. You will also support the Customer Engineering Change Requests, cost down improvements & existing Tooling issues within Plant when required.

  • Lead New Tooling procurement
  • Review and complete component feasibility with regards to tooling processes
  • 'A’ Layout reviews
  • Tooling design reviews
  • Lead tool design approval
  • Tooling supplier monitoring and liaison
  • Reporting tooling & project status
  • Conduct TB01 and TB02 tooling buy off activity
  • Support introduction of new tooling into Plant/Production
  • Ensure Gestamp Tallent tooling standards are adhered to
  • Identify and schedule improvement opportunities
  • Lead or support Engineering Changes to Die Tooling
  • In Plant support when required

The Person

  • HNC/Degree or equivalent in an Engineering Discipline
  • To have served a recognised Engineering Apprenticeship as a Toolmaker or equivalent.
  • Capable of working autonomously with objectives being set by the Senior Stamping Engineer.
  • Ability to develop and successfully achieve project timing requirements.
  • Interpersonal skill level capable of communicating at all levels.
  • General computer literacy with a working knowledge of all relevant software packages such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project.
  • Computer literate, including Microsoft Office and SAP working knowledge, together with good verbal and numerical aptitude
  • Possess the ability to lead and motivate a team of people to bring out the best in them
  • Demonstrates a positive attitude towards change, with a willingness to be flexible and adapt to new circumstances.
  • A proven background of leadership abilities combined with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to plan and manage resources to achieve objectives and priorities despite conflicting agendas and multiple deliveries.
  • Ability to plan and manage resources to achieve objectives and priorities despite conflicting agendas and multiple deliveries.
  • Must be committed to ensuring that Health & Safety is of paramount importance.
  • Demonstrate an analytical approach to problem solving while offering original and practical solutions that challenge fixed ideas.
  • Proactively seek to take responsibility for their own development without reliance upon others with regard to the knowledge required to perform fully and well.

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