Jigs and Tooling Development Engineer

Broughton, Flintshire

Maintenance and Engineering




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Our client has an opportunity for a Jigs and Tooling Development Engineer to join them on a contract basis until December 2024. You will ensure implementation of major Jig and Tooling related projects and deliverables to the operational teams, to the required H&S and Ergonomic standards, liaising with key stakeholders at all levels and managing suppliers to meet required time frames.
Role: Jigs and Tooling Development Engineer
Location: Broughton, Flintshire. Fully onsite whilst training, then followed by hybrid working of 60% at home
Hours: 35 per week
Hourly Pay: £35.03 per hour via Umbrella – inside IR35
£26.48 per hour via PAYE
Clearance: BPSS will be required before starting. Full SC then conducted

What you’ll be doing:

  • Ensure successful industrialisation of Jigs and Tools assets (creation, development and modification) until final acceptance and handover to the corresponding Operations Manager
  • Integrate mature industrial technologies in link with R&D. Collaborate with R&D to integrate requirements and consolidate the Airbus Industrial Vision
  • Design and/or specify the requested Jigs and Tools assets according to requirements from Manufacturing Engineering Process Engineers, Operations, Health and Safety and Ergonomics, Maintenance Engineers and Plant/ FAL Quality Assurance
  • Ensure the provided solution is fully integrated within the industrial system through a robust acceptance process set on defined Key Performance Indicators
  • Integrate Maintenance inputs/feedback in Jig & Tool Work Specification
  • Support Finance activities to elaborate the CapEx and/or OpEx dossier
  • Support Plants/FALs in all the activities where a Jig and/or Tool asset is involved
  • Support root cause analysis of Non Conformities and improvement projects
  • Contribute to the purchasing phases of the Jigs and Tools assets
  • Manage and lead Suppliers when applicable to ensure all Projects and Deliverables meet the required milestones


  • Jigs and Tooling experience
  • Experience in a manufacturing and engineering environment required
  • Strong communication and stakeholder management
  • Technical background desirable
  • Project management experience desirable
  • Right to live and work in the UK without restrictions

If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please apply immediately!

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