Rare opportunity to join one of the most successful divisions of a major European Tier One manufacturer, producing a range of high specification automotive components and systems to many of Europe`s leading Automotive OEM`s.

As a result of unprecedented business levels coupled with ambitious long-term growth, this organisation is in business planning mode - ensuring that succession strategies are in place so as to deliver against these plans.

The Role

Working within the Project Team to provide Quality Tooling to Specifications including costing;

Key responsibilities include:
Carry out Feasibility studies on all components using component drawings and component 3D CAD data models with the aid of simulation software.
Identify the best and most efficient process needed to press each individual component.
Work closely with the commercial department for preparing the best quotations possible. This includes calculated costs for tooling and lead times.
Define what the Press Tool should look like; this will include working closely with the suppliers.
Work with the supplier throughout the build making sure all project milestones are completed on time.
All relevant documentation to be completed and kept up to date throughout the project.
Buyoff the tooling at the supplier, completing all relevant buy off documentation.
Commissioning at the relevant customer site, completing all supporting documentation to finally achieve customer sign off.
Manage any modifications from start of project to its completion, liaising very closely with the customer.

The Person

You will be an experienced Tooling Engineer with First Tier Automotive experience and have a sound working knowledge of steel and aluminium part pressings. You will also have a good understanding of general dimensional tolerances and assembly procedures. A relevant engineering qualification is also desirable

The Package

The company are offering a salary of GBP32,000 - GBP38,000p.a. + Benefits

To apply for the role, please contact Scott Beadle via email at

If this role is not for you but may suit someone you know then Consilium Group can offer you a very competitive referral incentive. Please contact us for details.

Consilium Group is a specialist recruitment company working within the Automotive, Aerospace, Manufacturing and Engineering sectors.

With over 80 year`s industry specific experience, Consilium Group was established to service and support the recruitment requirements of modern businesses and career driven candidates.

Important: Please note Consilium Group is only able to place into employment candidates that have a valid EU passport, a European Economic Area (EEA) passport or a valid UK work visa.

Job Type : Permanent

Location : Swansea, Neath, Port Talbot, Bridgend, Carmarthen, Cardiff

Salary : 32000-38000 Per Annum

Date Advertised : 10 Nov 2012

Sorry, this position is no longer available.

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