Tooling Design Engineer

Start Date
Design Engineer, Design, Creo, Automotive, Tooling, Pro-engineering, clamps, connectors, couplings
Wantage, Tadley, Newbury, Basingstoke, Thatcham
Engineering, Manufacturing
£44000-£46000 per annum(10% Bonus)


Tooling Design Engineer


Working for a global market and technology leader, my client is looking for a Design engineer with experience in design from an automotive background .The purpose of this role is the design, improvement and control of tools, jigs and fixtures to support the companies manufacturing processes and New Product Introductions. My client is looking for a Design Engineer who will help achieve world class levels of operational efficiency, product quality and lowest piece part manufacturing cost.

Salary - £45,000

Hours - 08:00 – 17:00 Monday-Thursday

08:00 – 13:00 Friday

Benefits - 28 days Holiday, 10% Bonus

The position of Tooling Design Engineer requires an individual to be efficient and competent at:

Pro-active involvement in New Product Introduction, advising on and designing / implementing tooling to support lean manufacturing systems including error proof detection and measurement methods.

To check Customer Specific Requirements (CSR’s) and their reliance on the tooling activities for the projects that he / she is working on.

Participation in risk reduction activities i.e PFMEA.

Participation in DFMEA’s ensuring product design is suitable for manufacture.

Preparation of tool, jig and fixture designs to satisfactorily meet product, machinery and tooling requirement specifications for internal / external manufacture and build.

Analysis of Statistical Process Control results and implementing corrective actions where required.

Project Management / participation in internal process improvements including Kaizan and cost reduction.

Tooling non conformance investigation and corrective action Implementation.

As a Tooling Design Engineer you must:

Be literate in Pro Engineer, Creo design software.

Have problem Solving Skills – 6 sigma, 8-D, 3 x 5Why, Ishakowa, Fish bone diagram, Design of


Be experienced/qualified in TS16949 / ISO14001 / ISO 18001 requirements

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