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Tooling Engineer

The Company: It’s a big task to launch a best-in-class 4x4 for those who depend on a vehicle as a working tool, and it’s our responsibility to do the best job possible. We’re building the Grenadier from the ground up, component by component. No corners cut and no easy options.

To make this vision a reality, we’ve assembled a team of world-class experts who are willing to roll up their sleeves and get stuck in. We need more doers that think big. More thinkers that dive in and do. More people that make things happen. We’re a diverse workforce of tenacious, straight-talking experts and as we expand our world-class team, we are looking for spirited innovators and disruptors - those who thrive on a gritty challenge and will work through adversity in the pursuit of success.

The role: Developing a strong technical team for tooling and assembly processes. Develop tooling supplier data (Preferred Vendor List) base for future projects. Improve tooling & assembly process maturity during development and pre-production phase. Visit supplier to support onsite tool manufacturing & Assembly process improvements and modification. Report to management. Communication with 1st Tier , Toolmaker & assembly facility makers. Possess strong Manufacturing skills and communication strategies based on wider knowledge.

What you will be doing:

  • Tool & assembly facility aligned in Specification with budget.
  • Tool & assembly technical resolution to solve issue.
  • Incorporation of ECR in appropriate time, process and budget.
  • Support off tool & off process part for prebuilds.
  • Preparation of “Events”, graining and transfer tools in correct maturity.
  • Lead technical reviews with supplier with focus on timing, Quality and Budget.
  • Assembly process knowledge is essential for different materials and commodities.
  • Managing cross function teams in case of cost reduction, feasibility and process.
  • Support in advance technical solutions with Engineering, Procurement and supplier design to cost.

What you will bring:

  • Experience gained at either a Tier 1 automotive supplier or automotive OEM.
  • Up-to-date knowledge in assembly process. Strong skills to drive and steer supplier to reach expected milestones.
  • Professional management style.
  • Prioritisation and goal setting. Self-motivated. Influencing skills. Relationship building.
  • Keen to learn and takes responsibility for personal development.
  • Desires accountability. Tenacious, open and transparent. Relationships
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and have effective time management and analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • This role does involve travel, primarily within UK, France and EU.
  • At ease working in English is a pre-requisite.
  • A sense of humour, rigor and determination – and to have fun!

    For those of you who resonate with this exciting role please apply with a CV in English.
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