Injection Mould Tool Designer



Design / Product Development

Job Title:

Injection Mould Tool Designer

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South West

Job Type:

Injection Mould Tool Designer

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Salary Benefits:

Relocation assistance; International travel

Job Overview: Our client is a leading UK & Chinese owned Injection Mould Toolmaker & Moulder based in South West England & China, with a mix of Western & Chinese staff in both regions, looking for an experienced Injection Mould Tool Designer.


Our client manufacture Mould Tools in-house at its production facility in China as well as via partners for its established export mould tool business supplying the UK, European & North American market.
They are now looking to recruit a Mould Tool Designer to be based in their new UK Technical Centre in Somerset.

Experienced Required:

  • Minimum 10 years plastic Injection Mould Tool Design experience
  • Experience with 3D CAD software, ie UG, Pro-E, Catia etc
  • Worked directly with Injection mould Toolroom CAD/CAM
  • Familiar with modern Project Management methods
  • Experience preparing Design for Manufacture (DFM) reports
  • MoldFlow experience desirable
  • Capable of interaction with customers

The Environment:

  • Reporting to the UK Director
  • Modern luxury office environment with Café and fitness centre
  • Markets include Automotive, Lighting, Medical, Caps & Closures and Building

The Role:

  • Leading the Tool Design function from UK
  • Communicating with the China Tool Design team based in Shenzhen
  • Introduce best western practices to the tool design team and ensure high quality standards
  • Overseas travel to their Chinese factory for training plus as required to International Customers
  • Design of single & multi-cavity tools
  • Assist in the cost estimation of Tooling
  • Produce 2D/3D GA’s
  • Support the China team with design concepts
  • Assist in the review of Tooling GAs when Tool manufacture is outsourced
  • Attend customer meetings in UK or overseas as required


Competitive salary package including:

  • Relocation expenses in UK
  • Pension
  • All business expenses paid