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Tooling Engineer

  • Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Coventry, West Midlands
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Date posted: 03/05/2017
  • Job reference: J365436A

Tooling Engineer (CNC / Spindle)

Wolverhampton

£32,000 - £41,000 + Benefits + Holiday + Pension

Tooling Engineer (CNC / Spindle) required for market leading global manufacturing organisation offering career development and excellent package within a World leader.

As Tooling Engineer (CNC / Spindle) you will be responsible for developing tool change strategy for an expanding, high volume manufacturing facility. You will work closely with machine vendors, tooling suppliers and project engineers to introduce tooling for new product launches. You will create and maintain all required documentation as well as the tool pre-setting process. You will drive tooling improvements and analyse tooling performance.

The ideal Tooling Engineer (CNC / Spindle) candidate will have a solid background in machine tool metal cutting tooling - primarily CNC, spindle based. You must be able to read engineering drawings and assist in setup of tooling strategy for the plant. Ideally you will come from the automotive/aerospace/transferable industry. Ideally you will have some CAD proficiency (not essential).

The role:

* Tooling Engineer (CNC / Spindle)

* Develop tool change strategy for an expanding, high volume manufacturing facility

* Work closely with machine vendors, tooling suppliers and project engineers to introduce tooling for new product launches

* Create and maintain all required documentation as well as the tool pre-setting process

* Drive tooling improvements and analyse tooling performance

The person:

* Background in machine tool metal cutting tooling - high volume manufacturing

* Experience of cutting tool

* HNC/HND/equivalent

* Able to read engineering drawings

* Able to assist in setup of tooling strategy for the plant

* Automotive/aerospace/transferable industry

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