Tooling Engineer

Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Up to £45,000 dependent on experience.
14 Jun 2018
12 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

For new hires at Milton Keynes there will be a period of onboarding required at our King's Lynn site, during this time we will provide a support package. 

Millions of patients all over the world rely on what we do 

Bespak is the name behind some of the most widely used and trusted inhalation devices in the world. We are a global market leader providing pharmaceutical companies around the world with inhaler and auto-injector technologies and development and manufacturing services. 

We have a number of key initiatives and projects launching this year one of which includes opening our 12,000sqft Cleanroom and Manufacturing site in Milton Keynes.  This growth will enable us to continue working with our customers to improve the wellbeing of patients whilst supporting our goals of being a supplier of choice and creating a great place to work for our people. 

About the role 

As our new Tooling Engineer you will manage and complete activities associated with procuring, installing and validating mould tools for new projects, scale up and routine tool replacement programmes. 

You will work closely with Moulding Engineers, Operations teams and suppliers to ensure that tooling solutions are suitable and are robustly installed. This will involve you providing commercially competitive tooling solutions, estimates/quotations to internal and external stakeholders. 

Injection Moulding is at the core of what Bespak do and at the last count we have 146 injection moulding machines in Kings Lynn. The Moulding and Tooling teams validate complex cells for new programmes and provide operational technical support. 

As our business continues to grow our Moulding and Tooling team is expanding, 2017 saw us add 19 people to the team and due to new, exciting projects we will be recruiting for a number of roles throughout 2018. 

About you 

As an experienced Tooling Engineer you have your mechanical engineering HNC / Degree (or equivalent) and have significant experience in the design, development, introduction and validation of complex moulding tools i.e. hot runners, multi shot, stack tools, IML, insert tooling etc. 

You have excellent interpersonal skills and are able influence others around you to achieve project goals and outcomes. Ideally you will be trained in Moldflow analysis software or similar tools used for ‘design for manufacture’, will be familiar with project management methodologies i.e. Prince 2 and have an understanding of Polymer Science and be experienced with a wide variety of plastics. 

What we offer you 

We want to provide an environment where our colleagues play an active part in the growth of our business. A challenging but supportive environment where talented people can really grow and take advantage of a wide range of diverse opportunities that we offer. 

We regularly benchmark ourselves against our industry and we are confident that we offer a competitive salary and benefits package to all our colleagues including 28 days holiday plus statutory holidays, 8% employer contribution to pension scheme, private medical insurance, group life assurance, employee share schemes and an active well-being programme. 

Great locations as well as a positive, people-focused culture with charity and social activities a part of everyday life. It all contributes to creating a working environment which is friendly, supportive and nurturing. 

Our values 

Integrity > Respect > Team Work > Results Driven > Customer Focus 

The culture at Bespak is driven by five core values. Integrity drives mutual Respect. Integrity and Respect are the basis for Team Work. Integrity, Respect and Team Work promote a Results Driven and Customer Focused culture. 


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