2x Tool & Fixture Designer

Job Reference: WM – 2236

Location: Falmouth

Salary: £Excellent rates

Job Type: Contract

Job Description

2x Tool & Fixture Designer (6 Months)



  • Optimisation of current assembly jigs and fixtures outputting a configuration controlled document pack and selecting and liaising with suppliers to deliver and the implementation into production.
  • To drive continuous improvement projects using appropriate tools and techniques to optimize the productivity of the Pump assembly process.
  • Work with NPD teams to ensure that all manufacturing requirements are satisfied in an efficient process.
  • To ensure compliance to regulatory procedures which includes responsibility for quality within the assembly and wider company.
  • To design and arrange supply of jigs & fixtures and the manufacture of assembly aids & checking equipment for assembly, ensuring that it is safe and delivers the required performance/quality.
  • Responsible for specifying & purchasing tools & gauges.
  • Provide front line fault-finding and diagnostics on pump assembly equipment.
  • To assist in the reporting and solving of production problems and customer complaints where appropriate.
  • To provide technical backup in the Manufacturing Dept.
  • To specify, propose & cost justify new processes and equipment for improving productivity.
  • Advise corrective actions to overcome problems including visiting suppliers if required.
  • Ensure compliance with the ECO (Design Change) system, raise concessions, CRN’s, ECO’s etc
  • To oversee the training of operatives on new fixtures / processes.
  • To produce & maintain standard operating procedures (Visual Aids) for the new and existing equipment.


About You:




  • Familiar with personal computers and competent using Excel, Word, PowerPoint and MS Project.
  • 2D & 3D CAD
  • Quality tool implementation and analysis
  • Comprehensive portfolio of experience within a Manufacturing environment preferably assembly
  • Ability to work unsupervised and as part of a team
  • Professional and articulate engineer
  • Qualifications:
  • BEng or equivalent in Mechanical/Production/Mechatronics engineering or equivalent




  • Financial skills to understand and use business financial data
  • PTC Creo 2D & 3D Cad
  • FEA
  • Proven FMEA, DFMA and RCA experience
  • Lean Practitioner


Job Application:


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