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Tooling Engineer - Automotive Injection Moulding

Job Reference: 33198_1544632281
Location: West Midlands
Discipline:/ Manufacturing and Production / Process
Salary Range:

£25 to 33 per Annum

Job Type: Contract

This manufacturer of automotive components is currently seeking Tooling Engineers to join their busy operation where they will be responsible for Project Engineering the creation of a series of tooling, which will be manufactured to produce plastic injection moulded components.

As Tooling Engineer, your duties will include -

* Reviewing plastic components and understand if the design can be produced by injection moulding tooling.
* Providing a specification for the required tooling which will go out to tender.
* Providing toolmaker costs to allow sourcing. Working with toolmakers in Asia and Eastern Europe would be beneficial.
* Approving the tooling designs from the toolmakers.
* Understanding plastic and mould tool materials to ensure the tool is correctly specified and robust.
* Providing tooling feasibility reports to support design for manufacture.
* Reviewing component inspection reports and correct mould tool.
* Supporting trials at toolmakers to de-bug the tool prior to acceptance and shipping from toolmaker.
* Delivering the tooling on time.
* Resolving any issues that arise when the tool is being trialled at the manufacturing site after shipping from the toolmaker.
* Supporting manufacturing group to resolve concerns on current tools.
* Coordinating with customers.
* Managing multiple tooling projects.

The job involves travel to toolmakers and manufacturing locations globally (Europe and Asia)

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

* Have experience within a similar role for the automotive sector
* Have a significant amount of experience/knowledge of injection mould tooling, including how to manufacture components with injection moulding techniques
* Be able to interrogate the feasibility of tooling design
* Be willing to travel to Toolmakers abroad.

On offer:

* Competitive compensation and benefits package
* Excellent working environment
* Ongoing learning and development opportunities

Apply now to be considered for this role.

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