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Tooling Manager

Recruiter: Sierra 57 Consult
Location: Worcestershire
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 + benefits
Application date: 8th Apr 2021

Retained and working exclusively for an injection moulding business group we seek a Tooling Manager with prior experience / knowledge of injection moulding tool design.

For this exciting & job satisfying role, ideally applicants will have knowledge of injection moulding Tool Design and be proficient in using 3D CAD for reviewing tool designs.

Key criteria & experience needed:

Develop core ideas for products and production systems for complex plastic injection moulding tools on behalf of various Tier 1 clients in Automotive, Aerospace, Electronics, Medical Device, Consumer Product and other Industrial markets.
Retain focus on process and product improvement / inception, simulations and presentation of complete design details.
Conduct customer project meetings and understand their expectations to support product pre-production tool trialing before mass production.
Complete design and generation of 3D surface tooling data for manufacture from component CAD data provided.
Generate 2D general arrangement drawings from component CAD data and plant tooling specifications provided.
Conducted 3D surface tooling and General Arrangement Reviews for outsourced tooling.
Use engineering principles to increase efficiency and value of business, utilizing cost-effective mechanisms while improving overall productivity.
Perform numerous component and tool feasibility studies to evaluate CAD data and document problems with solutions for customers.

Essential Skills:

Knowledge of tooling design and tool design concept, simulations
The ability to work on one’s own initiative to achieve objectives and taking accountability for duties/action undertaken
The ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, and at all levels within the Company
Is able to work as part of a team to achieve team objectives
Able to respond positively to changing work demands
Takes decisive action to address and react to opportunities and problems in day to day work
Is conscientious and thorough in all aspects of work responsibilities, and has a professional approach to work
Has a logical and methodical approach to problem solving/fault finding issues
Good attention to detail
Good clear English communication skills, – written, verbal
Good MS skills with Outlook, Word
Strong experience with a modern 3D CAD solid modelling software package

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