Tooling Design Engineer
The Tooling Design Engineer is responsible for the design and procurement of tooling & fixtures. They will work closely with the NPI Engineer & Production Team to define the design requirements and deliver tooling & fixtures to support a robust and efficient repair process.
1. Tool Design:
- Establish design input requirements working closely with the NPI / Product Engineer.
- Develop tool design concepts that support robust / efficient repair processes.
- Utilise Mistake Proofing techniques to prevent / minimise Operator Error.
- Consult with the H&S Engineer to identify possible risks are eliminated or mitigated and that H&S legislative requirements are satisfied.
- Complete detail designs to cost effectively meet the input requirements.
2. Engineering Drawings & Documentation:
- Develop part and fixture solid models.
- Produce required piece part and assembly drawings.
- Maintain drawing records & documentation.
3. Technical Support:
- Support NPI Engineer in developing effective design solutions.
- Include work space & ergonomic factors into the design.
- Provide support to team during the implementation of the tooling into production.
- Ensure TPM requirements are correctly defined.
4. Other duties as directed by the Tooling Engineering Leader.
- On schedule delivery of tooling designs
- Mistake free designs which can be successfully implemented into production i.e. meet Gage R&R requirements
- Meet NPI & Production Requirements
Qualifications / Skills:
- Degree or Diploma in Mechanical Engineering / Tool Design.
- Competent in use of CAD, preferably Unigraphics.
- Disciplined structure approach to management of projects.
- Competent communication & report writing skills.
- Can do attitude with strong team work spirit
- A graduate engineer with up to 2 years? experience is desirable
- Previous CAD design experience would be an advantage
- Demonstrated ability to organise and plan work
- Availability / willingness to put in extra hours when required to meet deadlines
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