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Tooling Specialist

Play a significant part in improving and optimising our manufacturing process

Do you have experience with the requirements/specifications of tools and equipment in a manufacturing environment? Are you capable of motivating and encouraging your colleagues and act as a sparring partner towards the Tooling Engineers in your team?

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind is currently looking for a new Tooling Specialist to join our Tooling Team. You work location will be either Ijmuiden, NL, the Isle of Wight, UK, or Nakskov, DK, depending on your residence.

Tasks & responsibilities: You will...

... be responsible for coaching and motivating the Tooling Engineers to continuously improving and optimising the tooling to deliver a stable manufacturing process, including writing the appropriate technical documentation (e.g. TRS, TPS, user manuals). You will be part of the Tooling Team supporting the Production Engineering Department across different manufacturing locations. As Tooling Specialist, you are also expected to identify improvements within tooling (cost and tact time) and identify, fulfil and approve process requirements.

You will also be responsible for:

  • Accountable for safety in own area
  • Support the development, delivery and approval of business cases for new/improved tooling
  • Write, maintain and approve Tooling Requirement Specifications (TRS) for special tools and equipment and Tooling Purchase Specifications (TPS) for standard tools and equipment used within the blade manufacturing environment
  • Maintaining the relevant knowledge of (local) legislation and standards with the development of tools and equipment
  • Creating new tools and equipment in our EAM system (AX)
  • Support and participate in Design Reviews of new tooling and equipment
  • FAT and SAT of new tooling and equipment
  • Maintain high safety standards and work with the HSE Department to report incidents and manage risks out of the process

Skills & experience: Our new colleague...

... holds an appropriate engineering degree, preferably mechanical engineering, and has significant experience with the requirements/specifications of tools and equipment in a manufacturing environment. As a Tooling Specialist, it is important that you can motivate and act as a sparring partner towards the Tooling Engineer. You can identify customers and their needs and prepare and approve the appropriate technical documentation. It is also important that you have good understanding of (local) legislation and standards with respect to tooling and equipment and that you are a team player who understands how to work in line and matrix organisations.

We expect that you:

  • Are flexible and can keep the overview even during hectic periods
  • Can use Microsoft Office, especially Word and Excel
  • Have good English skills
  • Understand safety and quality processes and reporting
  • Are detail-oriented and structured

Join us if you...

... would like to work in an international and ambitious company where we work shoulder to shoulder every day to become the global leader in the offshore wind market. You will be part of a dedicated team in an organisation characterised by being ambitious, innovative and professional.

In Manufacturing, we offer you:

  • Great colleagues that support each other and work together
  • Excellent opportunities for professional and personal development
  • The opportunity to join a dedicated and talented team

Apply now

We’re already looking forward to hearing from you. In case you have questions about the position, please contact Director, Production Engineering, Edgar Suselbeek, on +45 5221 6525. Your primary work location will be either Ijmuiden, NL, the Isle of Wight, UK, or Nakskov, DK, depending on your residence. Please note that applications are handled on an ongoing basis. So, please send your application and CV as soon as possible using the link on this page. We treat all inquiries confidentially.

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MHI Vestas Offshore Wind

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind is a joint venture between Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Vestas Wind Systems A/S established in April 2014. Our vision is to be a leading player in the offshore industry by remaining customer-focused and setting new standards for industry collaboration. We aim to lead growth and co-develop offshore wind as a financially viable and sustainable energy source to benefit future generations. Furthermore, we intend to create a pleasant workplace with challenging development opportunities, flexibility and joint responsibility. We are an international organisation totalling more than +2000 employees. Our headquarters is based in Aarhus, Denmark, and we have offices in the UK, Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and Sweden.

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