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Injection Mould Tooling Engineer

Job Reference: 32779_1539088165
Location: Gloucestershire
Discipline:/ Manufacturing and Production
Salary Range:

£40000 to 45000 per Annum + Bonus, healthcare, life ins., and more

Job Type: Permanent

This well-known leading manufacturer of consumer products is currently looking for a Plastic Injection Mould Tooling Engineer to join their team.

Working closely with NPD Engineering, Purchasing and SQA you will ensure that injection mould tools are produced to the required constructional quality levels ensuring longevity, are designed in such a way as to achieve fit, form and function of the components concerned, and are manufactured at the lowest possible cost within acceptable timescales.

As principal Tooling Engineer, your duties will include -

* Supports the new product introduction process by actively reviewing and guiding new part and assembly designs at concept through detailed design evolution, to ensure DFM best practices for both tooling and component parts are observed, and resultant costs and timescales are optimized.
* Supports the new product introduction process by actively resolving tooling issues which occur during and post tool manufacture by engaging directly with tool and mould suppliers to instigate and execute resolution actions.
* Working with moulding and tooling suppliers to ensure tooling outcomes are acceptable to external parties
* Helps the business identify and execute cost reduction and warranty improvement opportunities through the application of skills and knowledge in tooling, manufacturing process and polymers
* Assists and guides Purchasing in moulding supply base development to build supply base ability in the above in order to evolve this role responsibility over time
* Assist directly in the verification of capability of tools to produce compliant parts consistently and repeatedly in a production environment.
* Manage the tool introduction process and holds tooling design reviews and approval/corrective action activities on site at both toolmakers and recipient moulders.

To be successful in the role of Principal Tooling Engineer, the ideal Candidate will

* Have a proven track record within a similar role
* Significant experience in the field of plastic injection moulding with particular emphasis on tool manufacture.
* Preferably have experience of Tool design
* Have a sound knowledge in polymer types and related sciences.
* Significant familiarity with the plastic injection moulding process.

On offer -

* Competitive salary of £40-45k
* Bonus scheme
* 25 days holiday plus stats
* Life Ins (3x)
* Pension
* Healthcare

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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