FRS Recruitment

Tooling Engineer FRS Recruitment

Posted 1 year ago

Job description

I am currently recruiting for a Tooling Engineer for a company based in Waterford.

Responsibilities of Position:

Project manage optimisation, maintenance & overhaul projects on existing tool portfolio (prototype single cavity & production multi-cavity tools)

Apply systematic root cause problem solving involving all stakeholders (including key support department team members & tooling/equipment vendors) to meet customer delivery & product quality objectives in the most cost effective manner Lead the use of lean tools to drive continuous improvement & process reliability on tools

Work with Device Development Services (DDS) & New programme personnel to support the introduction of new tools to site for new products to ensure high levels of process reliability post PQ. Lead the injection moulding tooling technical function for both internal project teams and client teams and manage new injection mould tool introduction to the Operations team.

Development and implementation of multi-cavity Tooling strategies for complex and/or large tooling builds with optimal cavitation and cycle times to meet the needs of a robust manufacturing process and quality requirements Participate and lead product development or project meetings,including performance and presentation of the DFM/DFA recommendations. Participate in Risk Assessment/Analysis (dFMEA, pFMEA).

Participation and development of measurement inspection techniques, fixtures and test methods. Manage mold flow requirements and translate data into final conclusions for use in tooling considerations. Ensure all engineering changes are managed through the relevant cGMP procedures including documentation, equipment manuals, QCBD records & CAD drawing controls

Create a high performing flexible tooling team which achieves excellent results. Provide direction to tooling personnel as appropriate reviewing tool downtime & preventative maintenance data , tool running status, escalations & corrective action to ensure targets are achieved. Ensures that there is regular communication & co-ordinated planning of all new & existing tool projects using visual communications boards within tooling.

Implementation of company policies, adherence to all Corporate EHS and cGMP policies Other responsibilities may be assigned from time to time as needed, based on the evolution of the company and the requirements of the department/position


Strong knowledge of tool approval process, polymer materials & injection moulding processing Strong verbal and written communication skills Excellent organisational, systematic root cause problem solving skills Motivated, enthusiastic, self-directed & results driven with strong project management skills Ability to project manage across functional teams involving tooling vendors & suppliers Knowledge of Lean continuous improvement techniques including statistics & DOE

If you are interested in this role and would hold suitable experience please contact Jennifer on 0567775550 and apply through the link provided.

Key Contact Jennifer Murphy

0567775550 Jennifer has been working with FRS Recruitment since 2012. After her degree, she worked in managerial roles and enjoyed the recruitment part of the role so it was a natural route to take. Since she has started with FRS Recruitment her interest has grown immensely in the recruitment process.

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