Composite Tooling Design Engineer

Sector:
Engineering
Job Type:
Full Time
Region:
South East
County:
Hampshire

Town/City:
Portsmouth
Salary:
£35,000 to £40,000 per annum

Due to continuing business expansion and an increased demand for composite tool design, our client is looking for a Composite Tooling Design Engineer to join their team. The successful candidate will need a ‘can do’ attitude and be positive and polite while maintaining his/her work to a high standard under demanding deadlines.

Previous design experience is essential along with sound knowledge/experience of composite processes and tool design.

Ability to understand a customer’s requirement and provide them with world class tooling solutions.

A background within the Automotive, Motorsport or Aerospace sector would be advantageous.

The role will require the individual to work as part of the Design Team, manage their own time efficiently and ideally be able to bring fresh and ‘out of the box’ tooling ideas to the table.

Key tasks in this role:
• Direct contact with customers to provide composite tooling solutions and pattern/mould tool design
• Working on multiple projects to tight deadlines
• Designing tools to internal and customer specifications with an emphasis on ease for manufacture
• Supporting composite projects by assisting the Sales/Project Managers
• Liaising with in-house composite facility to meet and understand their requirements
• Work with sales, manufacturing and inspection to assure high quality and on time delivery

• Engineering degree qualified preferred, ONC/HNC or above within a Mechanical
Engineering or relevant discipline will be considered
• Knowledge/experience of CNC machining would be an advantage
• Composites knowledge from an aerospace/automotive background
• Extensive experience of 3D CAD modelling. Delcam Powershape would be an advantage, however training will be given
• Vero Visi or Catia knowledge will also be an advantage
• Excellent level of written and verbal English with strong communication skills, vibrant/dynamic personality and a good telephone manner
• Good knowledge of Microsoft Office

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