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Design Engineer Tooling Jigs and Fixtures in Godalming, Surrey


Godalming, Surrey





About The Role

Design Engineer Tooling Jigs and Fixtures

Job Reference I.D: 545

The Manufacturing Design Engineer (Jigs & Fixtures) role is responsible for defining and delivering fixtures and tooling to support production to manufacture high quality vehicles across all models undertaken by Gordon Murray Automotive. Working together with production engineering, GMA production technicians, and cross-functionally with the wider engineering group, you will form a pivotal role maximising production output whilst delivering vehicles to strict GMA quality targets and H&S deliverables.


  • Working closely with production engineering to identify and scope requirements for jigs and fixtures.
  • Designing and implementing jigs, fixtures, and tooling to aid assembly of vehicles.
  • Managing the design process from concept through to implementation.
  • Identification and selection of engineering materials.
  • A hands-on approach to work and ability to work cross functionally across all engineering and business units.
  • Working with Purchasing to obtain quotations and raising purchase requests.
  • Maintenance and updating the tooling register.
  • Support with virtual build assessments of current and new vehicles.
  • Managing the tooling budget to assisting with department budget tracking.
  • Ownership & maintenance of Manufacturing department CAD and facility planning data.
  • Staying current with product specifications, engineering technology and production processes.

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Ability to use CATIA V5 software to a high level including parametric modelling & 2D drawing knowledge.
  • Vehicle assembly & architecture experience.
  • GD&T & geometric tolerancing
  • Bill of Materials experience.
  • Experience of New Product Introduction in an automotive or highly regulated industry.
  • An understanding of whole vehicle assembly processes and equipment.
  • Materials experience, composite knowledge, sheet metal, aluminium framing structures and rapid prototyping.
  • OEM or Tier 1 work experience.
  • PLM experience, ideally 3DX / Teamcenter.
  • Drawing ISO standards knowledge.
  • Automotive commercial awareness (purchasing & quotations).
  • Relevant manufacturing/engineering degree preferred. Equivalent work experience considered.
  • H&S awareness.
  • Clear and effective communicator (written and verbal) with the ability to communicate complex ideas effectively.
  • A pro-active approach and an ability to own and manage your own activities.
  • Strong ability to lead problem solving activities within an automotive assembly environment.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects.
  • Organised, persuasive, resourceful, flexible, ambitious, self-directing, passion for delivering objectives, comfortable challenging existing processes.
  • Clear and effective communication skills with internal and external clients
  • Must be a team player.

What's on Offer:

  • Competitive Base Salary
  • Private Medical Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Holiday Loyalty Bonus Scheme
  • Enhanced Personal Pension Plan
  • Car Scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity & Paternity Pay
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Employee Recruitment Referral Incentive Scheme
  • Parking Onsite

Gordon Murray Group is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of age, sexual orientation, gender, pregnancy, religion, nationality, ethnic origin, disability, medical history, race, marital status, genetic information or parental status. We strive to promote a workplace that celebrates diversity and encourages individuals to express their opinions and beliefs.

Please do not hesitate to get in touch should you require any reasonable adjustments to assist with your application.

All applicants must have the Right to Work in the UK.


This vacancy is being advertised by Optamor Limited. Optamor is a specialist Recruitment Process Outsourcing provider. We provide a flexible full recruitment solution which takes care of all recruitment requirements from planning to on-boarding. Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today. We will never send your CV without your permission.

Job reference 545_1695803744
Date posted 27 September 2023

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