Tooling Engineer

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Tooling Engineer, Heavy Industrial Manufacturing

Up to £40k + benefits, Hereford

The world's leading innovator and manufacturer, with 100+ years of history and experience in their niche industry now seeks to appoint an experienced Tooling Engineer to work within its Cold Draw Department

The tooling engineer will supervise, direct and co-ordinates all tooling activities and requirements of the department, ensuring that Key Performance Indicators of Safety, Quality, Productivity and Cost are met. 

You will be working closely with Production, supervisors, engineers and planners, so good technical and communication skills will be required.

Responsibilities include:

  • Day to day management and control of all tooling and assemblies including dies and mandrels
  • Assisting  with the development of short and medium term tooling plans in line with order demands and company objectives
  • The continuous improvement of tooling through the design and selection of solutions to enhance overall performance, increase tooling life and reduce costs
  • Ensuring that tools are processed and prepared to adequate quality standards and inspection testing procedures
  • Ensuring  machines are operated to optimum capability, utilizing lean methods such as OEE, maximising machine availability and  monitoring maintenance requirements
  • Assist production supervisors in day to day departmental issues; allocating work through team leaders and monitoring team and operator performance            
  • Maintaining effective communication with all levels in the Production area and other business functions

Applicant Requirements:

  • Ideally degree qualified or previous experience supported by relevant NVQ
  • Previous experience in tool management
  • Results driven, with a focus on continuous improvement
  • Good technical, interpersonal and communication skills

PACKAGE: Salary Up to £40,000+ pension scheme, life insurance, quarterly bonuses, healthcare. Employer of choice with outstanding prospects.

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