Tooling Engineer Job, Current Engineering Kenyan Vacancies,

Job description

BURN is currently seeking a mission-driven Tooling Engineer for its modern clean cookstove manufacturing facility in Ruiru, Nairobi.

Roles and responsibilities

  • Design, analysis, and cost of the required sheet metal soft and production tools.
  • Work closely with the machinists to ensure successful machining and cutting operations for all the tool parts.
  • Carry out tools building/assembly activities.
  • Helping in managing the tooling workshop’s materials and hardware warehouse.
  • Work closely with the New Product Development teams to ensure design for manufacturability.
  • Carry out all assigned tasks in outsourced tools purchases and machining projects.
  • Help in training tooling technicians and machinists on the best practices in sheet metal tooling design, machining, and building and maintenance activities.
  • Participate in root cause analysis sessions for tools breakdowns.
  • Help in achieving efficient utilization of the workshop’s machine tools.
  • Ensure conformity with the company’s SOPs and help improve the tooling workshop procedures.

Desired Character

  • Excellent problem identifier and solver.
  • Hands-on and action-oriented.
  • Excellent communicator that works well in a team.
  • Detail-oriented and well organized.

Desired Profile

  • 3 to 5 years of experience in developing and building sheet metal production tools.
  • Experience in designing and building sheet metal Deep drawing, and forming tools is preferred.
  • Excellent SolidWorks skills. Other 3D modeling software experience is a plus.
  • Capable of using Logo-Press, Auto-Form, or any other tooling analysis software.
  • Experience in working with EDM drilling, EDM wire cutting, and EDM spark erosion machines.
  • Good understanding of cold working tooling materials and heat treatment of tool steels.
  • Perfect understanding of hydraulic and mechanical forming and punching presses.
  • Very Good understanding of machining and tools clearances, tolerances, allowances, and engineering drawings.
  • Very good project management skills.
  • Good understanding of CNC milling, turning operations, and conventional machine shop tools is a plus

How To Apply

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