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Tooling Programme Manager

Job Reference: 31665_1521652501
Location: Buckinghamshire
Discipline:/ Manufacturing and Production
Salary Range:

£40000 to 45000 per Annum + Benefits

Job Type: Permanent

This leading of manufacturer of plastic parts to the automotive industry is currently seeking a Tooling Programme Manager to manage the specification, procurement, development and manufacturing integration of new or replacement tooling to support new product introduction and provide continuing technical support to design and manufacturing.

As Tooling Programme Manager, your duties will include -

* Maintaining and reviewing a shortlist of preferred toolmakers, based on Quality, Cost, Capability, Management and Delivery.
* Providing budgetary and firm quotation packages from toolmakers for the provision of prototypes and production tooling for new products or replacement tools for existing products to meet the needs and expectations of the business in terms of quality, cost and delivery.
* Providing project management support to toolmakers in order to ensure delivery of project objectives.
* Negotiating effectively with toolmakers to reduce costs and lead times as appropriate using knowledge gained through experience of all parties and technical expertise to ensure that tooling solutions are both cost-effective and robust to deliver the objectives of the projects.
* Providing technical input into the design of components to maximise the principles of "Design for Manufacture" as appropriate to deliver the project objectives.

To be successful in the role of Tooling Programme Manager, the ideal Candidate will -

* Have a time-served apprenticeship or HND, BEng/BSc in a relevant discipline.
* Demonstrable track record and experience in the provision of high quality injection mould tooling solutions.
* Project management capability.
* Good presentation/Communication Skills

Candidates suitable for this role are likely to already hold the title of Tooling Engineer, Tooling Project Manager, or Tooling Manager.

Click "Apply now" to be considered for this role.

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your CV on file to consider you for future opportunities.

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