BURN is looking for a Design Lead - Tooling to spearhead crucial aspects of our development component process.

Design Lead - Tooling

Ruiru, Kiambu, Kenya

Full Time

About the role:

BURN is looking for a Design Lead - Tooling to spearhead crucial aspects of our development component process. The chosen candidate will be responsible for decision-making on component dimensions, creating detailed production drawings, and collaborating on tool requirements with the development team. Additionally, the role involves overseeing sheet metal tooling designs, managing Bill of Materials for raw materials, and ensuring accurate manufacturing tooling.
The Design Lead will play a central role in progressive die part feasibility, layout development, die design, and maintenance. They will also lead the development of analysis for new model stampings and conduct design reviews for manufacturability. The ideal candidate should possess a keen eye for detail, confidence in tooling processes, and a strategic mindset to optimize manufacturing efficiency.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Decide the blank length and make a model of various stages of the development component.
  • Creation of model and detailed production drawings for the components/ assemblies with proper GD&T.
  • Discuss with the development team about the no of tools required for development.
  • Prepare sheet metal tooling design for various stages.
  • Prepare BOM & issue to the manufacturing department for purchase of raw material.
  • Provide knowledgeable liaison of progressive die part feasibility, strip layout development, die design, construction, tryout and buy-off for new model progressive stampings.
  • Support the tool room team for manufacturing tooling as per design.
  • Check tooling as per the design and take the trail for getting components as per requirement with very accuracy and confidence.
  • All types of press tool maintenance work in design and development and according to changes in new part development.
  • Lead the development of process failure modes effects analysis (PFMEAs) for new model stampings.
  • Perform design review of products for manufacturability/mould making (DFM)

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, manufacturing, or a related field.
  • 5 – 8 Years in tooling designing
  • Working knowledge of CAD software programs (Solid Works, Auto CAD etc).
  • Experience with GD &T and tolerance analysis.
  • Strong understanding of machining processes and materials
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Sound knowledge of sheet metal tools manufacturing processes.
  • Action-oriented
  • Mechanical aptitude, ability to trouble shoot and repair mechanical issues.
  • Well organized.
  • Works well in a team.
  • Qualified Female Candidates encouraged to Apply

BURN does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview, meeting, processing, training, or any other fees).

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