Die Maintenance Engineer

Employer Information


E: recruitment@ryobi.co.uk

T: +44 (0) 28 9335 1043

W: https://www.ryobi.co.uk

The Company:
Ryobi’s vision is to maintain a sustainable business by achieving the best results for our customers, maximising the potential of every employee through mutual respect, trust and teamwork. 

Our mission is to be the Number 1 Die Casting Company in Europe, to build upon our current customer base and increase market share, and to satisfy customer and shareholder requirements.

The role
Main purpose of job

  • Provides engineering support in the design, development and operation of all Die Maintenance activity to continuously improve productivity and economically produce Tools of maximum quality


  1. Monitor daily Tooling performance and carry out troubleshooting
  2. Provide engineering support to all areas of Die Maintenance by:
  3. Establishing optimum  Tooling service programs
  4. Implementing Tooling design changes
  5. Developing Tooling improvements
  6. Providing engineered solutions to Tooling problems
  7. Develop and execute programs to improve productivity and output within Die Maintenance/Tool room
  8. Develop departmental KPIs to drive improvements based on routine analyzing production downtime
  9. Review Die Build rejects, implement actions to prevent reoccurrence and meet with the relevant departments/subcontractors if necessary to resolve problems
  10. Investigate problems relating to fixtures and tooling to optimize efficiency
  11. Create and maintain tool management system, ensuring tooling availability for manufacturing process; set and maintain tooling records as required
  12. Perform minor maintenance on HPDC tooling
  13. Visit customers and suppliers when required
  14. Initiate and develop good working relationships with external suppliers
  15. Support Design/Sales and Quality Assurance departments as required
  16. Stay abreast of technological advances
  17. Ensure smooth SOP
  18. Comply with all company health, safety, quality and environmental standards
  19. Practice good housekeeping and safety procedures
  20. Participate with team working, information sharing and continuous improvement programmes
  21. Other duties as assigned

Essential Criteria:

  • Third level qualification in an engineering or technical discipline (degree, HND, HNC or equivalent)
  • Previous experience within a manufacturing engineering environment
  • Able to read and understand engineering drawings
  • IT literate, proficient in MS Office
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written
  • Good presentation and negotiation skills
  • Able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously whilst maintaining a high level of accuracy 
  • Able to work effectively on own initiative and effectively contribute within a team environment
  • Able to see activities through to completion
  • Available to work shifts

Desirable Criteria:

  • Knowledge of Tooling manufacturing technics and experience in the Tooling repair
  • Knowledge of continuous improvement tools/techniques
  • Experience of CAD/CAM systems

Shortlisting and Interviews:

  • Shortlisting: 3rd April 2023
  • Interviews: 6th April 2023

Company Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous employer pension contributions
  • A health cash plan
  • Discount scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Service-related holidays
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Free car parking
  • Learning and Development opportunities and support
  • Ride to work scheme
  • Service awards
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