Senior Tooling Engineer
My Client is a leading Manufacturer based in Kings Lynn. Due to continued expansion, an opportunity has arisen for a Senior Tooling Engineer
The purpose of the role is to ensure that NPI programmes and Operational endeavours follow the Capability Improvement Plan set by the Tooling Manager and that they are compliant to company procedures and applicable external standards, regulations.
Deliver best in class service capability of supporting the business needs establishing world class recognition for plastic injection mould tooling capabilities and skills.
Main Duties include:
To manage the delivery of all relative Tooling deliverables to time, cost and quality standards to ensure good performance in allocated Programmes and Operational product streams
Lead (Project Manage) the Capability Improvement Plan to achieve aspirational levels of best in class service capability and world class recognition for plastic injection tooling
To interface on areas of Injection Mould Tooling specialism with all levels of the organisation, customers and suppliers.
To review on regular basis the Tooling Engineering resources requirements within the NPI programmes and Operational work streams and verify that they are aligned with the approach agreed with the Tooling Manager
To report regularly to the Tooling Manager on activities in the allocated programmes to ensure alignment to approaches, performance
To set objectives, lead, motivate, and manage the Tooling Engineers in order to deliver in allocated product stream objectives to the defined Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s).
To lead, review and approve Tooling procurement activities within the allocated work stream to for standardisation and value add quality.
Support internal and external (NPI supplier) audits with the Quality Engineering team
Provide mould tooling technical support to tool validation projects to agreed specifications and targets on cost, time and performance.
The successful candidate should be Apprentice trained and HNC qualified in mechanical engineering or equivalent experience and possess extensive experience in people / team management and or CMS or Degree qualified in Management
Applicants should also have Design experience of complex moulding tools i.e. hot runners, multi shot, stack tools, IML, insert tooling etc along with a good understanding and knowledge of moulding processes and a wide range of polymers. Project Management experience in the procurement and validation of tooling projects for a regulated industry is also required
Technique Recruitment Solutions are a specialist Engineering Recruitment Company based in Norfolk