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Tool Design Engineer

JAM Recruitment Ltd
Posted a year ago

Blackburn, GB BB1 7DN, England


£34.97 per hour

Contract type

Full Time


  • To identify and design tooling solutions to support the manufacture of detail manufacturing components to an exacting design standard.

Key Deliverables:

  • Liaison with the design and engineering organisations to provide design for manufacture input Scheming and designing of tools
  • Ability to work with different data streams (design data, PTS's etc.) to ensure a fit for purpose design
  • Liaison with planning engineers, and other Subject Matter Experts, to ensure coherent tool design and manufacturing solution
  • Thorough application of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing and achieving component interchangeability (ICY)
  • Compliance with H&SE requirements and regulations
  • Participate in Design reviews to demonstrate compliance to the component design requirement
  • Compliance with local manufacturing procedures, use of standard parts and manufacturing processes.
  • Identifying product quality and cost saving opportunities
  • Capturing and embodying identified engineering and design change (component and tool)
  • Advising on tool assembly, machining and treatments processes

Key Skills / Experience:

  • HNC or higher level or recognised apprenticeship and experience of working in tool design
  • Tool design and manufacturing experience in the aerospace (or equivalent standard) industry
  • Knowledge of detail and assembly manufacturing processes
  • Computer literate with good knowledge of standard office IT packages
  • Engineering Toolset knowledge, CATIA V5, PLM (or equivalent Product Data Manager), SAP CAM (computer Aided Manufacture) or SFM (Shop Floor Manager), CDP and VAS
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively at multiple organisational levels.
  • Ability to manage unplanned events and work to tight deadlines.

JAM Recruitment is acting as an employment business with regards to this position.

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