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Belfast, Northern Ireland

Closing Date

2024-08-29 23:00:00


Senior Tool Design Engineer

  • Overview

    Expleo is a trusted partner for end-to-end, integrated engineering, quality services and management consulting for digital transformation.  We help businesses harness unrelenting technological change to successfully deliver innovations that will help them gain a competitive advantage and improve the everyday lives of people around the globe. 


    We are currently recruiting a Lead Tooling/Mechanical Design Engineer to support one of our Marine customers on a rolling contract. The hourly rate is negotiable based on experience, seniority, etc. The role is outside of IR35. The successful candidate will play a key role in delivering a high-quality service to our client and will be expected to be proactive and self-motivated in delivering the targeted outputs to support the product.

    The successful candidate will be based wither in the customer site and will report directly to the Programme Delivery Lead.


    • The role will be to develop & manage current production processes to improve Quality, Cost &Time whilst supporting planning and the introduction of new products and processes.
    • Good CAD knowledge in creating both 2D and 3D manufacturing data sets. (Modelling/detail drawings/Bill of Materials)
    • Liaise with ‘in-house’ production to fully understand the end requirement and function.
    • Create Tooling specification and requirements document.
    • Liaise with and support design and manufacture supply chain.
    • Attend design reviews, ‘Factory Acceptance Tests’ (FAT), ‘Site Acceptance Tests’ (SAT) and Tool trials where applicable.

    Essential skills

    • CAD proficient
    • Proactive ‘Team Player’ with a focus on delivery and quality who is able to work and act autonomously.
    • Ability to liaise at all levels of the business management levels.
    • Excellent communication skills and decision maker.


    • Knowledge of Tooling and Production process.
    • Practical problem solving and communication skills.
    • Planning, schedule control & project management.
    • Good communication skills.


    • Collaborative working environment – we stand shoulder to shoulder with our clients and our peers through good times and challenges
    • We empower all passionate technology loving professionals by allowing them to expand their skills and take part in inspiring projects 
    • Expleo Academy - enables you to acquire and develop the right skills by delivering a suite of accredited training courses
    • Competitive company benefits such as medical and dental insurance, pension, life assurance, employee wellbeing programme, sports and social events, and much more! 
    • Always working as one team, our people are not afraid to think big and challenge the status quo

    “We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age”. 

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