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Tooling Engineer

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Honda of the UK Manufacturing Ltd
04 May 2012
06 May 2012
Swindon, Wiltshire
Contract Type
£30,000 - £37,000 plus relocation and benefits

Further information

Our huge plans for growth, realising the power of dreams, are creating many opportunities for experienced Tooling Engineers like you. Joining our Engine Plant Team within the Machining Section, you’ll help to enable delivery of high quality tooling and provide support and continuous improvement of machining processes.

As well as carrying out tool regrind and setting, managing tool and stock systems and tool design, you’ll also lead a team in:

• Liaising with purchasing and suppliers to achieve best cost, quality and delivery
• Supporting new model activities, such as design and manufacturing of tool
• Developing strategies to improve budget accuracy and pro-actively manage Procurement
• Managing tool and ordering systems to ensure section and company objectives
• Planning and managing budgets as well as standardising monthly reporting
• Working collaboratively to resolve issues
• Ensuring drawings are updated and fed back to relevant departments
• Countermeasuring and ultimately eliminating inefficient tooling
• Ensuring calibration and management of sections machines
• Supplying detailed problem reports and managing section improvements

Qualified to at least HNC standard or equivalent and with good Tooling experience gained in a similar role, you have:

• The skills essential for reading and using basic metrology equipment
• An understanding of tool geometry and technology
• Experience of setting and maintaining, refurbishing and regrinding tools
• Skills essential to drawing and reading tool drawings
• Strong communication skills
• Experience of problem solving and countermeasures implementation
• An understanding of Quality System ISO9002
• Good computer skills
• An efficient and logical approach
• Experience of supervising small and large items

This vacancy also appears on p56 of The Engineer magazine (16th April issue)

Honda of the UK Manufacturing Ltd

Honda of the UK Manufacturing Ltd is a place where dreams become a reality. Everyday our plant in Swindon produces over 600 cars - about 1 every 90 seconds. That figure is down to the hard work and dedication of our passionate and talented Associates.