Tool designer

28000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual + GBP28000 - GBP40000/annum Numerous Benefits
05 Oct 2018
02 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Role: Tool Designer
Location: Company Local to Redditch
Hours: Days
Position: Permanent
Salary: GBP28'000 - GBP40'000 pro rata (more for the right candidate)
Benefits: 25 days plus stats, Pension, Death in Service, Attendance Scheme, Regular Company Days Out
Duties: Tool Designer
* Design and manufacture tools to enable the production of presswork with hand presses, bowers and power presses
* Assist with the production and maintenance of tooling for CNC machines
* Ensure adherence to stringent quality requirements and processes
* Work in collaboration with the production department to get the tooling set up for manufacture
* Use the ERP system to record hours logged as appropriate
* Work closely with the Quality department to ensure that product and associated paperwork are in line with expectation.
* Ensure workspace remains clean, tidy and safe always
* Actively participate in the company's continuous improvement initiatives
* Assist the sales office with method of manufacture and timings for customer quotations when required
* Work closely with colleagues and the NPI Manager to ensure production deadlines are adhered to
* Undertake any other reasonable activities as directed by the NPI Manager
Experience required: Tool Designer
* Ability to understand and interpret technical drawings
* Use of conventional machining and cutting equipment such as millers, lathes, grinders etc
* EDM operation (preferred but not essential)
* Experienced in a range of materials in a tight tolerance environment
* Aerospace experience preferred
Desirable Experience: (Not Essential) Tool Designer
* Use of Machining Centres