Methods Engineer

Lean Engineering Recruitment
£30,000 - £40,000
19 May 2017
09 Aug 2017
Job Title ? Methods Engineer The role: As the foundries method engineer your duties will include (but not limited to) the following: - Create, model and simulate tooling designs which present robust, cost effective casting manufacturing solutions. - Work closely with external suppliers to ensure accurate and consistent quality of tooling. - Analyse customer specifications and drawings and the geometric tolerance systems applied. Interrogate casting inspection results to reveal root cause problems and deliver quick effective solutions to these issues. - Supply the commercial department with cost estimates and feasibility studies for all new projects. - Liaise with customers in casting design optimisation whilst attending design and manufacturing workshops as required. - Create a detailed and fully engineered method and BOM within the companies ERP and PLM systems. - Assist the engineering department in timely delivery of NPI projects. - Play an active role in internal continuous improvement projects The candidate: - Experience gained within a foundry environment. (not essential) - Good understanding of casting methods and manufacturing processes. (not essential) A solid engineering mind adept at problem solving and working within a team environment. Competent CAD skills. (preferably Solidworks) - Knowledge and use of casting simulation software. (preferably Magmasoft) - Educated to Degree level or equivalent

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