Description✓Lmbs and Things are now looking for a Tooling Engineer to join their busy team in St Philips, Bristol!
✓As a Tooling Engineer, you will be responsible for every detail of the tooling design and development process, this is central to continuous improvement initiatives and FMEA creation and management.
✓You will be working in collaboration with many areas of the business, especially R&D and Production, with a focus on helping deliver projects on time, and to meet cost and quality targets and so excellent organisational skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines is essential.
✓The Tooling Engineer specialises in creating tooling solutions for Silicone and PU foam moulding as well as Jigs & Fixtures for new and existing production needs
✓We will also develop Tooling Design Solutions to support various processing techniques from R&D through to volume component manufacture as well as revamping tooling standards to reduce production costs and researching new tooling concepts.
✓Tooling Engineer Requirements:
✓The ideal candidate will have an Engineering Degree or a recognised Engineering Apprenticeship with at least 7 years’ experience in injection mould tooling design or similar.
✓You will have a good working knowledge of silicone rubber processing, and an in-depth knowledge of small to large-scale production and manufacturing.
✓Relevant technical skills and knowledge should include
✓3D Solid Modelling along with full Engineering Drawings [SolidWorks experience preferred],
✓FEA and Mould Flow Analysis,
✓Continuous Improvement [Six Sigma or Lean] and
✓Excellent Microsoft Office suite skills including MS project
✓A good understanding of Lean Manufacturing and ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems
✓Strong project / program management abilities in order to effectively develop systems or oversee personnel.
✓A working knowledge of ERP systems
✓Experience of using SolidWorks Vault [PDM] would be an advantage although not essential.
✓The successful candidate will have solid analytical abilities, they will be a creative and progressive thinker with a practical, can-do attitude and excellent communication and teamworking skills.
✓Tooling Engineer Benefits:
✓In return we offer a competitive salary and a performance-related bonus based on personal objectives that pays up to 10% of your salary annually, study support and the chance to progress in a rapidly growing company.
✓We have recently introduced a new flexible working policy; it currently allows employees to work from home one day a week [if their work can be done from home] and also to work longer hours during the week and finish early on a Friday
✓This is a new initiative that we will review and extend if our employees value it and it works well.
✓Other benefits include a salary sacrifice pension scheme where the company matches your contribution up to 5%, a non-contributory healthcare cash plan including access to an Employee Assistance Programme [EAP], life insurance paying 4x your salary, access to a virtual GP, 25 days holiday and a cycle to work scheme.
✓About the Company:
✓Over the past 30 years Limbs and Things has become a global player in the medical simulation education market.It has ambitious plans for further growth in the next 5 years across the globe, through investment and new product development.
✓Multi award winning and still privately owned, the £25M business has grown from a tabletop start up, to a multinational business with its head office and manufacturing in Bristol, along with sales offices in the USA, Australia and Sweden.
✓The vision of the business remains as it always has: to design and manufacture medical task trainers which through deliberate clinical practice help improve patient outcomes.
✓People are at the heart they create the vision, the expertise and the delivery of this ever evolving and growing market sector
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