Tooling Specialist: Stamping & Pressing Process (Ref: ZHTSSPP)
Remuneration: Market Related

Position in the Engineering sector in Pretoria - Gauteng
Posted On Monday 9 September 2019
Job Description:

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.

Please contact Zita Hilson