An international automotive component manufacturer has a vacancy for an Tooling & Specialist – Stamping/Pressing process. This role requires extensive knowledge of reviewing & approving of tool designs, manufacturing of tools and the Stamping & Pressing Process. The role is based in the Pretoria Region. EE/AA only
Main job function
Responsible for all aspects related to creating tools for the stamping process
Overseeing and implementing all steps in the process of efficiently producing usable tools.
Participate in the buy-off of tools
Project management & cost estimation for new model tooling
Ensure sheet metal part formability and create new stamping simulations
Run in-house trials and installation for new tooling
Ability to use hand, power tools and exposure to machining
Costing and budgeting for the required tools
Team management including training and transfer of skills
Produce engineering design, mark raw material, and perform cutting.
Use machine tools to complete the rough outline of the product.
Use hand tools to provide proper finishing
Assure customer satisfaction by meeting specifications in terms of design, measurements and quality.
Assemble and test the completed tool to ensure quality craftsmanship
Produce unique custom-made tools, as well as modifying existing tools to meet specific manufacturing needs.
Conduct Maintenance inspections
Assure monthly preventative maintenance and safe use of the tools
Respond quickly in the event of an emergency, notify appropriate personnel and follow safety protocol
Provide training to Maintenance Team using the versatility training matrix
Apply Company 5s tool to assure required housekeeping standards
Use 5pb tool to find root causes for problems
Trade Tested (Red Seal)
Relevant Engineerign studies
Project Management qualification advantageous
Forming simulation software
Basic 2D and 3D CAD software or Catia V5
UG NX, Autodesk Moldflow, FEM software
Ability to understand complex engineering drawings
Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Maintenance Coordinator or Supervisor
Knowledge of company products and its processes;
Behaviours according to the principles, values and standards of the Company
Adherence to Company Values, Procedures, Policies and Working Tools.
A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position. Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks. We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.