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We are recruiting an exciting opportunity for an Advanced Mechanical Tooling Engineer to join an Engineering business in the North Oxfordshire area: 


Advanced Mechanical Tooling Engineer


£45,000 - £52,000 


Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Manager


Advanced Operations 


To support the business as subject matter expert, using engineering and design knowledge / experience to support the other engineering functions with mechanical design activities. To lead and participate in DFM activities; leading problem resolution and other continuous improvement initiatives and activities.


  • Support the Manufacturing and Advanced Automation Teams with the design of jigs, fixtures, mechanical assemblies, plant layouts, and equipment as needed.

  • 3D modelling.

  • 2D drafting.

  • Create and maintain the tooling and standard components drawing register.

  • Supporting DFM activities.

  • Defining commonization strategy and establish best practice for department design standards.

  • Leading design review activities with all involved functions.

  • Provide design engineering support to the Production, Procurement, and Programmes Teams.

  • Participate in virtual build events.

  • Devise and own specific elements of the quality improvement road map supporting the Quality Management System and our compliance to ISO9001:2015, and any project specific quality requirements.

  • Training and mentoring of junior Engineers.


  • Minimum 2 year’s experience gained in a low / mid volume manufacturing / production assembly environment.

  • Extensive knowledge of low / mid volume automation tooling and equipment.

  • Experience in Jig and Fixture design.

  • Experience and knowledge in GDT.

  • Knowledge of Siemens Teamcenter, MPP, NX, RobCAD, and RobotStudio software would be useful.

  • Knowledge of High Voltage products is desirable.

  • Experience in the use of business improvement tools and techniques (5s, Lean, Kaizen etc.) and the use and construction of DFMEA’s.

  • A good knowledge of TS16949, AS9100, ISO14001 and ISO9001 to comply with company processes is essential.

  • A team player with the ability to work on own initiative, and able to influence others by demonstrating a positive “can do” attitude.

  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills along with the ability to work at pace in a multi-project environment.

This job description is not exhaustive, and the job holder will be required to carry out from time-to-time tasks in addition to the above that will be both reasonable and within their capabilities.

Reference ID: 424995


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