Tooling Engineer


Competitive Salary / Rates Plus Benefits


Sector: Automotive
Function: Product Design & Development
Contact: Mark Bignell
Phone: 01384 446167
Job Ref: 66648

Job details

Tooling Engineer 

Permanent / Contract 


Competitive Salary / Rates Plus Benefits 

Do you have experience as a Tooling Engineer, and are you seeking a new job in Coventry? Jonathan Lee Recruitment is working with a niche vehicle manufacturer in the delivery of an urban vehicle seeking a Tooling Engineer, on either a permanent or contract basis offering an excellent salary or competitive rates outside IR35.

As a Tooling Engineer, you will offer key support to Project Teams regarding introducing new or revised tooling. You will be responsible for ensuring that toolmakers proposed line-ups are refined to the optimum levels for the benefit of the business.

To give you an idea of how this Tooling Engineer role would look and feel, here are some of the things you could expect to do:

  • Offer key support to Project Teams regarding product design feasibility at both pre and post-order reviews
  • Manage tooling suppliers
  • Formally report overall work status as and when required to the leadership team
  • Communicate regularly and effectively, ensuring that the key personnel associated with the project are kept fully aware of Tooling progress and any key issues relating to the tooling
  • Ensure that all new or revised tool trials, either at toolmakers or onsite, are witnessed and relevant reports issued

To apply for this Tooling Engineer role, you will need to be degree qualified or equivalent with relevant industry experience. You will also require the following:

  • Experience working on projects from concept through to production
  • Proven knowledge of BIW tooling design/progression tooling/transfer tooling
  • Experience liaising directly with internal and external partners to understand project requirements
  • Ability to work independently whilst being a Team player, willing to accept responsibilities

Due to teh project demands and requirements the client is happy to consider an experienced Tooling Engineer on either a permanent or contract basis offering a generous salary and benefits package or competitive contract rates outside IR35.

If this full-time Tooling Engineer job in Coventry motivates and inspires you, please contact Mark Bignell on 01384 446167 or email 

Jonathan Lee Recruitment is a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

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Mark Bignell

Associate Director – Energy

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