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Tooling Engineer

Brierley Hill, United Kingdom


Job Description

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As Tooling Engineer, you will be responsible for project engineering the creation of a series of tooling, which will be manufactured to produce plastic injection molded components.

Your main duties:

  • Review plastic component and understand if the design can be produced by injection moulding tooling.

  • Provide a specification for the required tooling which will go out to tender.

  • Provide toolmaker costs to allow sourcing.

  • Working with toolmakers in Asia and Eastern Europe would be beneficial.

  • Approve the tooling designs from the toolmakers.

  • Understand plastic and mould tool materials to ensure the tool is correctly specified and robust.

  • Provide tooling feasibility reports to support design for manufacture.

  • Review component inspection report and correct mould tool.

  • Support trials at toolmakers to de-bug the tool prior to acceptance and shipping from toolmaker.

  • Deliver the tooling on time.

  • Resolve any issues that arise when the tool is being trialed at the manufacturing site after shipping from the toolmaker.

  • Support manufacturing group to resolve concerns on current tools.

  • Coordinates with customers

  • Job involves travel to toolmakers and manufacturing locations globally.

  • Manage multiple tooling projects.


What we are looking for:


  • Automotive background 
  • Highly experienced tooling engineer for injection molding
  • Knowledge of how to manufacturing components with injection molding techniques
  • Able to interrogate the feasibility of tooling design
  • Analytical problem solver
  • Good organisational skills


  • Analytical problem solver
  • Good organisational skills
  • Automotive Background
  • Injection molding
What we offer:
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package
  • Permanent contract in fast growing global company
  • Excellent working environment – safety and ethic are really important for us

  • Learning & Development  - We invest in our employees for the long term – not just with salary and benefits, but with ongoing learning and development opportunities made available through Eaton University. 












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Job: Engineering

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: VEH Vehicle Group

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 062434