Jig & Tool Manufacturing / Design Engineer (Concept/Solution/Spec)

Posted 15 September by Square Peg Associates Ltd

Role: Jig & Tool Manufacturing / Design Engineer (Concept/Solution/Spec)

Location: Accrington

Salary: Highly competitive & excellent company benefits - please enquire

Our client is an award winning engineering business who are experiencing phenomenal growth at the moment and, as a result, a new role has been created which will be a 50/50 split between a hands-on engineering role and Jig & Tooling design.

Must have visualisation skills to take the concept, custom make the jig and keep solid design records for all components. It is important that you have experience of capturing the jig design data and documents in order to replicate or replace.

  • Design, manufacture and implementation of press tooling fixtures and jigs (Essential)
  • Read technical drawings (Essential)
  • Forming tools, jigs and general machining (Essential)
  • Creation of qualified jig and tool design solutions
  • Practical problem solving
  • Identification of process improvements that could save time or reduce re-occurring costs to the business
  • Liaison with production managers, suppliers and designers

Required skills

We are looking for candidates with the following skills and experience:

  • Educated to degree level in a relevant engineering discipline or can demonstrate solid hands on experience
  • Previous working experience of jig and tool design
  • Experience of ME tools and processes
  • Process engineering or Continuous Improvement background a distinct advantage
  • Competence using AutoCAD or Solidworks
  • Knowledge of engineering, production and assembly techniques and standards

Required skills

  • AutoCAD
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Engineering
  • Jigs
  • Manufacturing

Reference: 33322471

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