Tooling/Launch Engineer - Apex MA

Apex Recruitment
£31 per hour
08 Oct 2017
27 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Position Description:

  • Reporting to the STM Programme Tooling Manager within the T&PPG organisation, you will be responsible for assisting and ensuring the suppliers and toolmakers robustly deliver CAD/Tool Design Feasibility, Process/Tool Planning and timing stages of the project, transitioning through the project to support launch at the relevant client production facility.
  • You will be the direct link between Product Design, nominated supplier, Purchasing and the production plant, responsible for ensuring appropriate timing, quality loops, build support, reporting and issue resolution from snags raised by Dimensional Maturation and Build Integrity/Manufacturing Production, in the development of the new pressed parts.

Skills Required:

  • Pressed toolApprenticeship- Transfer/Tandum/Progression Tools
  • Automotive panel/assembly development experience
  • Familiar with APQP/PPAP Par quality sign off process

Experience Required:

  • Qualified to degree level within an engineering or business discipline (preferred)
  • Demonstrated success in managing and delivering tooling programmes.
  • Demonstrates ability to facilitate resolution of complex cross functional issues
  • Demonstrates, Strong leadership, negotiation, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Being able to operate effectively with all levels of the organisation. Showing self-motivation and ability to work under own initiative.
  • No Travel restrictions for World Wide Travel and possess full UK driving Licence
  • Time served Press Tool Making (preferred) or Body Construction Process/Tooling Apprenticeship
  • Experienced within a Vehicle Engineering/Quality Function and familiar with project management systems and processes.
  • Knowledge of APQP, PPAP,8D,EQAP or similar

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