Project Manager

South Yorkshire
£40,000 - £45,000
13 Sep 2017
13 Oct 2017
Job Function
Engineer, Management, Production
Contract Type
Full Time

Project Manager

Based in South Yorkshire

Job ref:                      AZ/39840

Salary:              £40,000  to £45,000

The role:

Responsible for the introduction of all new tooling projects into production

Project Tooling Manager is responsible for ensuring activities are completed for all projects to the required level, as well as contributing and supporting where necessary

To work with designers and tool makers to ensure that all component designs are in line with design for manufacture principles

Support RFQ activities for new potential business by providing tool cost estimates and feasibility of design

Conducting RFQ and nominations activities, with confirmed business, for new tooling and automation equipment

Managing the manufacture of new tooling/automation equipment and communicating the status to the project team

To co-ordinate and carry out tool design reviews, ensuring all tool designs are reviewed in line with company procedures

To visit toolmakers during tool manufacture to confirm status.

To supervise and carry out tool trials, in conjunction with Moulding Engineering

To carry out pre-delivery checks on tools to ensure toolmakers have followed the required standards.

Agree corrective actions with project team, Toolmakers and external toolmakers.

To be an active member of Design and Process FMEA teams.

Produce and work to timing plans in line with the master schedule for each project

Control and progress the installation of new tooling/equipment relevant to moulding process

Liaising with suppliers to plan tool/equipment improvements and modifications

Ensure all new tooling is kept within budget

Responsible for all project timing plans regarding tooling manufacture and maturation

As the Tooling Manager you will also be expected to be proficient in the following areas:

Reporting the status of all new projects regarding tooling to Senior Management

To ensure the tooling procurement standard is up dated regularly in line with lessons learnt from current projects

Co-ordinating the activities of the Tooling Engineers allocating work load within the team.

To apply please contact Andy Zanin

0044(0) 1789 207070

For EU roles, candidates must be eligible to work and live in the European Union.

Proof of eligibility will be required with your application.


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