Engineering Jig and Tool Designer

A leading automotive manufacturing company situated in KwaZulu-Natal is urgently seeking the expertise of an experienced Engineering Jig and Tool Designer to join their team.

The successful incumbent for this position will be responsible for:

  • Timely design of effective jigs, fixtures, fittings, and tooling.
  • Commission jigs, fixtures, fittings and tooling and machinery, when required.
  • Review and approval of dimensional reports – ISIR and MDR.
  • Provide technical support to the production team and the manufacturing facilities.
  • This includes problem solving and continuous improvement of quality targets, output targets, costs, product design, technology, and capability.
  • Innovation of processes, jigs, fixtures, fittings and tooling, and implementation of innovations.
  • Ensure drawings are created accurately and in accordance with company standards and project timing.
  • Custodian of Tooling Register and filing system for drawings / designs. Must maintain and keep up to date.
  • Any Activity based on operational needs.

Key requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • Trade test (Tool, Jig, and Die Maker)
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience, plus 3 years tool and jig design (using 3D CAD) in a manufacturing environment, preferably in the automotive industry.
  • Project Management experience.
  • Preferably product development experience with automotive products.

If you meet the above requirements and want to make a career-changing move, apply today by either filling in the online application form or by emailing your CV to manufacturing@hireresolve.za.com

Alternatively, you are also welcome to contact Rebecca at 021 180 0856 or Nehelene at 021 180 0869 or connect with them on LinkedIn.

Please note that correspondence will only be conducted with shortlisted candidates for this position.
Please consider your application unsuccessful if you do not hear from us within 3 days

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