An award winning global manufacturer has an opportunity for an experienced Tooling Engineer to join their injection moulding team. As Tooling Engineer you will be responsible for project engineering the creation of a series of tooling, which will be manufactured to produce plastic injection moulded components. Salary circa £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package.As the Tooling Engineer you will report directly into the Engineering Manager and your main responsibilities will include:
- Review plastic component and understand if the design can be produced by injection moulding tooling.Provide a specification for the required tooling which will go out to tender.Provide toolmaker costs to allow sourcing. Approve the tooling designs from the toolmakers.Understand plastic and mould tool materials to ensure the tool is correctly specified and robust.Provide tooling feasibility reports to support design for manufacture.Review component inspection report and correct mould tool.Support trials at toolmakers to de-bug the tool prior to acceptance and shipping from toolmaker.Deliver the tooling on time.Resolve any issues that arise when the tool is being trialled at the manufacturing site after shipping from the toolmaker.Support manufacturing group to resolve concerns on current tools.Coordinates with customers.Manage multiple tooling projects.
- Highly experienced injection moulding Tooling Engineer Knowledge of how to manufacture components with injection moulding techniques Proven experience of working within the Automotive industryAble to interrogate the feasibility of tool design Analytical problem solver Strong organisational skills This role will also involve travel to toolmakers and manufacturing locations globally.