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The POLYTEC GROUP is a leading developer and manufacturer of high-quality plastic parts, with over 3,600 employees worldwide. The Austria-based company is a full-service provider in the field of injection moulding, a specialist in fibre-reinforced plastics and a manufacturer of original accessory parts made of plastic and stainless steel.

We put our maxim PASSION CREATES INNOVATION into practice with absolute conviction and with such success that we are now enlarging our team. Therefore, we are looking for an employee (m/f/d) who is able to start work as a

Tooling / Product Engineer


as of now

UK dual site


Provide specific technical tooling and process expertise for new components and projects, with responsibility for component / tooling feasibility, material selection, introduction of tooling, including process development, up to PSW phase of NPI


  • Responsible for the delivery of new product designs, from the concept stage through to finished products ready for manufacture
  • Responsible for those product designs being feasible for both tooling perspective and design for manufacture
  • Establish tool information (size, runner system, number of cores etc.) at quotation phase of program and maintain cost walk document through development phase
  • Drive creative thinking, ensure customer needs are considered and collaborate with the operations team to ensure products are designed for efficient manufacture
  • Responsible for the maturation of IM tooling feasibility and design content from concept through to delivery into manufacture, using innovative engineering skills to ensure seamless integration
  • Very hands on position, demanding high levels of creativity and flexibility. Work on many phases or sub-tasks of large projects working under instruction of the Head of Engineering
  • Support the management of all Design activities including Request for Quotations (RFQs), Design freeze / release, Design Failure Mode Effect Analysis (DFMEA), Production Part Approval Process (PPAP), Design Verification/Product Validation (DV & PV) testing and Computer-aided engineering (CAE)
  • Present design, costs, changes & budgetary information effectively to senior management & customers, and provide regular progress updates as required
  • Support initial feasibility studies
  • Conceptualise new designs and design revisions
  • Improve reliability performance to reduce or eliminate warrantable issues in the field
  • Deal with parts suppliers, involving Purchasing where necessary
  • Support design in-line with UK/EC/International standards and legislation
  • Support the creation of 2D and 3D CAD to produce designs, drawings and models
  • Analyse & resolve issues (for example stresses) using tools such as Finite Element Analysis (FEA), Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA)
  • Prototyping
  • Drive forward product development, innovation and ‘think outside the box’ to generate engineering advantage for customers, thinking creatively to develop new/improved solutions
  • Identify and implement design improvements (functionality, cost, tooling & DFM)
  • Report on achievement of targets and identify any actions required
  • Ensure that the function operates in accordance with any health, safety and environmental policies and procedures to ensure the safety and wellbeing of staff and visitors
  • Embrace and champion continuous improvement


  • Degree-qualified in a relative-Engineering discipline
  • 10+ years in automotive Injection Moulding tooling introduction
  • 5+ years in a Product-Development Engineering position
  • 5+ years in plastics NPD / NPI, preferably within a Tier-1 IM manufacturer
  • Proficient in viewing CAD in Catia and/or SpinFire, Etc
  • Good understanding of Moldflow & CAE tools


An exciting employment in a dynamic industry, multifaceted challenges as well as both personal and professional development opportunities in a collegial working atmosphere. We also offer adequate remuneration in line with your realisation abilities and initiative level.

Product Highlights


Ruth Elizabeth Seabridge

HR Manager Bromyard and Telford


54 Business Park
TF3 3AL Telford
UK www.polytec-group.com
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