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Tooling Engineer

GautengSouth Africa
16 days0 Applicants
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  • Evaluating new, existing processes, jigs & layouts and configuring manufacturing systems to reduce cost, improve sustainability and develop best practices within the production process.

Key responsibilities include the following:

  • Review, update and design the best jigs, Equipment for working production process
  • Create and update shop floor layout
  • Define better and cost-effective standard tooling for manufacturing.
  • Develop equipment’s specification when necessary.
  • During ramp up, improve process capability and production volume while maintaining and improving quality standards to meet 2 cars per day.
  • Develop and implement systems that optimize all phases of production process.
  • Update Industrial Maturity Follow Up (IMFU).
  • Update Equipment Maturity Follow Up (EMFU).
  • Develop innovative solutions and ensure projects are completed on time.
  • Maintain reliable and safe manufacturing systems while improving production rates, efficiencies, yields, costs and changeovers.
  • Provide suggestions during incident investigations.
  • Analyse issues observed during manufacturing and create action plans using tools like QRQC.
  • Development of instruction sheets with all information required on manufacturing process of each part or assembly.
  • Create rework procedures in case of non-conformance
  • Define consumable materials to be used on manufacturing process and also quantities.
  • Process all documentation giving make or buy view (considering structure available on shop floor) and splitting properly all material between workstations.
  • Jigs verification during manufacturing phase to ensure good quality parts are produced.
  • Participate on concurrent engineering or design reviews always pushing design engineering to have the best design considering QCD. Propose changes and improvements to be implemented on design.
  • Create Industrial Data Sheets to analyse each installation considering tools and devices required on manufacturing process, EHS risk analysis, Ergonomics, Method time evaluation and Macro Process.
  • Support method time calculation and task sequences creation.


  • B-tech/Degree or ND Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience
  • Advanced knowledge of 2D (AutoCAD) & 3D CAD (CATIAV5, ProENG…)
  • Previous experience designing Jigs, fixtures, shop floor layouts and assembly work for automotive/rail industries
  • Previous worked in a manufacturing environment
  • Jigs and layout simulation experience
  • Proven experience - Industrial and lean manufacturing
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