Tool Design Engineer

Vacancy posted: Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Salary: Negotiable
Location: Glasgow

Job ref. no.: JS9535

My client is an established multi-national engineering company who are looking to recruit an experienced Tool Design Engineer to join the engineering team at their manufacturing site near Glasgow. Reporting to the Manufacturing Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for the design and procurement of all special tools and equipment used in plant to assure the highest quality and repeatability of production with regard for safety, delivery and cost impact.

You will be required to design and modify a wide range of tooling for machine shop, fabrication and assembly including jigs, fixtures, holders, welding adaptors, positioners, locators, lifting tackle, material handling equipment, gauges, press brake tools, heat treatment equipment, reaction arms and assembly tool adaptations. 

Your duties will also include:
- procurement of all special tools
- liaison with vendors and tool room with regard to procurement, quotation, arrangement and supervision of production of tooling
- cost estimates for project submission
- design reviews of NPD in terms of tooling requirements
- maintain records and database of tooling, jigs, lifting tackle and drawings

To be given serious consideration for this role, you must have extensive experience in the design and development of a wide range of tooling, jigs and fixtures. You will have proven experience in developing tooling design from 3D models using Creo (Pro Engineer), 2D drawings and from free-hand sketches, from concept through to launch. You will be qualified to degree level in Mechanical Engineering or, alternatively, you will have completed an apprenticeship in tool making or tool design combined with a number of years of proven industry experience in this discipline.

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Contact Name Jim Stevenson
Telephone 0141 333 4750
Address 150 West George Street
G2 2HG

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