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Tooling Development Engineer

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  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Engineering & Technical

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £35 per hour

  • Contact:

    Abigail Williams

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  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiry date:

    03 March 2024

  • Start date:


Tooling Development Engineer - £35 per hour Inside IR35 - 12 Months (extensions highly likely) - Cheshire - standard 35 hours across 4.5 days (working between 7-7) - Hybrid (60% onsite) - One stage interview - Sector: Aerospace and Defence

Yolk Recruitment are searching for a Project Leader to work with a renowned Aerospace company for an initial 12-month period.

You will ensure the implementation of major Jig and Tooling-related projects and deliverables to the operational teams. Also liaising with key stakeholders at all levels and managing suppliers to meet required time frames.


  • Ensure successful industrialisation of Jigs and Tools assets
  • Integrate mature industrial technologies in link with R&D
  • Design and/or specify the requested Jigs and Tools assets according to requirements from Manufacturing Engineering Process
  • Ensure the provided solution is fully integrated within the industrial system through a robust acceptance process set on defined Key Performance Indicators
  • Integrate Maintenance inputs/feedback in Jig & Tool Work Specification
  • Support in all the activities where a Jig and/or Tool asset is involved
  • Root cause analysis of Non-Conformities and improvement projects
  • Contribute to the purchasing phases


  • Experience in a manufacturing and engineering environment
  • Strong communication and stakeholder management
  • Jigs and tooling experience within a similar industry/background


  • Aerospace/aviation experience
  • Experience managing a team
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