Tooling Engineer

Location: Xtrac UKClosing Date: 28 February 2020

About The Job

The overall objective for the tooling engineer is to work within the Production Engineering Department, working closely with both Design and Manufacture, designing and detailing work holding tooling drawings that ensure the part is manufactured through appropriate operations in the most efficient way.

Following a successful training and induction period the responsibilities for the successful candidate are as follows:

  1. To undertake CAD modelling, drafting and detailing, using Siemens NX 3D CAD to Company Standards and Procedures.
  2. Design and create detail drawings of Manufacturing Tooling for all projects including individual components and assemblies.
  3. Review existing Tooling techniques to determine areas of improvement on efficiency.
  4. Raise the Engineering Method for Tooling Components.
  5. Provide associated tooling manufacturing advice to Xtrac Engineers.
  6. Work closely with Manufacturing to ensure Tooling Design meets expectations.
  7. Liaise with the Gear Technology function for gauges, tools and data.
  8. Achieve Quality and Delivery on KPI targets.
  9. To follow Company Quality Procedures, Standards and Work Instructions
  10. To carry out reasonable duties as requested by Management.
  11. To observe Health and Safety rules at all times

About You

The successful candidate should have a minimum of a HNC in an engineering related  discipline, they must have manufacturing knowledge and should have strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications as well as an appreciation of 3D modelling and engineering drawings.

Experience within a production or engineering environment is vital for the candidates success. Having the desire to create engineering parts, being a good communication and being organised and have a structured approach to problem solving is an important part of the role.

Company benefits include

Competitive Salary
Pension Contribution
Life Assurance
Private Health Care
Eye Care Assistance
Cycle to Work Scheme
Company Events
On-site Parking

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