Tooling Design Engineer

Job Overview

About The Opportunity

In this role you will be working within a small team to develop and productionize manufacturing processes to deliver efficiency for high rate production to a world class standard.

We are looking for a tooling integration engineer to work within our manufacturing engineering team. The role will require design of tooling to enable the products to meet engineering requirements as well as the ability to support high rate manufacture. Supplier integration is required to ensure a successful solution.


You will report to the engineering manager. You will be working in a small team of engineers. You will be working with internal and external customers and suppliers.


We are looking for people who want to make a difference, talented members with the skills and passions to become the best of the future in what they do.

You will take your daily direction from the engineering manager. You will be expected to integrate internally and with external suppliers to deliver a production tooling solution. Typical tasks will be creating a statement of work, creating tooling and material handling concepts. You will liaise with the supply base to review concepts, drawings, communicate tool requirements and buy-off criteria.

You will be responsible to ensure a seamless implementation of all tooling into production and provide shop support.



  • Bachelors degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing or Aerospace Engineering, OR in lieu of degree equivalent tooling design experience.
  • 7+ Years aerospace/ automative engineering
  • 1 year experience working with Catia V5
  • 1 year experience working with GD&T


  • Automation experience is preferred.
  • Good communication skills


About Us

GKN is a global engineering business. We design, manufacture and service systems and components for most of the world’s leading aircraft, vehicle and machinery manufacturers. We are continuously evolving, pioneering new technologies and reinventing existing ones, stretching ourselves to better in everything we do. GKN operates three divisions: GKN Aerospace, GKN Driveline and GKN Powder Metallurgy employing 56,000 people in more than 30 countries.

GKN Aerospace is the world’s leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. With 55 manufacturing locations in 14 countries, we serve over 90% of the world’s aircraft and engine manufacturers. We design and manufacture innovative smart aerospace systems and components. Our technologies are used in aircraft ranging from the most used single aisle aircraft and the largest passenger planes in the world to business jets and the world’s advanced 5th generation fighter aircraft.

Diversity and Inclusion

As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.

A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.

GKN is an equal opportunity employer.

We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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