Design Engineer - Die cast tooling

  • £40000 - £45000 per annum
  • Telford
  • Posted: 17/07/2020
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 025420044

Job Details

Part of a major international group, this organisation is setting up a new manufacturing facility to produce complex high value components for the automotive industry. Due to continued expansion a Tooling Engineer is urgently sought to support current production and new product introduction

Tooling Design & Project Engineer – High Pressure Die Casting (HPDC)
Location: Telford
Salary: Negotiable depending upon experience

The role:
As a Tooling Engineer you will be involved in all aspects of high pressure die cast tooling from initial customer design, be instrumental in tool design, validation and simulation process through to tooling vendor management and tooling buy off.
o Review and validate designs for all casting tooling to include high pressure dies, trim tools, spray heads and Robot fixtures against specifications & RFQ
o Project management of tooling suppliers this may involve overseas travelling
o Produce 2D CAD product, tooling, fixture, equipment drawings to support manufacturing, quality and engineering activities.
o Part Feasibility reviews and apply design for manufacture (DFM) principals to evaluate product designs and produce summary reports.
o Complete understanding of casting tolerances, dimensional capability statistics and GD&T.
o Develop CAD models of flow geometry for new parts i.e. Runners, vents and overflows and run simulations using MAGMASOFT simulation software to validate and provide solutions within the casting process.
o Review designs and thermal simulations for cooling systems to ensure best part quality and optimal cycle time

You will already have significant experience of tooling design and project management gained with die casting processes with some of the following experience:
o Proficient using 2D / 3D CAD Software – Solidworks or Catia preferred
o MAGMASOFT simulation software and analysis
o High pressure die casting (HPDC) tool design understanding plus associated Trim Tools, Runner & Cooling Design experience
o Proficient in Microsoft Office Packages
o Project management and effective communicate skills in order to and build relationships with customers

The opportunity:
This is an excellent opportunity for an Casting expert with Tooling or Methods Engineering background to be part of a brand new venture, establishing a green field factory development from the ground up. In return our client is offering a competitive salary, pension, life assurance, car parking on site. More importantly the opportunity to make a real contribution to the success and growth of the organisation.

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