Graduate Opportunity

Tooling & Dimensional Engineer


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About AETC

AETC Limited is a leading manufacturer of precision investment cast hot gas path turbine components, supplying OEM’s in the Aerospace and Industrial Gas Turbine sectors. We're owned by Aerospace giant, Precision Castparts Corp.


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AETC have built over 70 years of experience in the industry enabling us to support our customer’s requirements through all stages of component manufacture from raw materials through to engine ready components.

We have sites in both Leeds and Leicester with teams of industry experts and some of manufacturing’s future top talent.

About the Role

Our talented Engineers take customer products and design a casting process from wax to final inspection. The Department has a key aim of improving part yield. The core function of this Dimensional & Tooling Engineer vacancy is to introduce tooling and dimensional processes that meet customer specification and AETC expectation. The successful candidate will also be responsible for improving our dimensional process capability.

Key Responsibilities

  • Promotion and introduction of safe working practices
  • Provide reports and statistical evidence to support dimensional validations and tolerance buy-offs Tooling Specification and liaison with toolmakers
  • Tooling procurement
  • Runner system design and CAD Modelling
  • Preparation of component CAD models for Pattern Die Tooling
  • Gauge and fixture specification / procurement
  • Providing planning documentation
  • Continuous improvement of processes
  • Controlling tool modifications (cost / timing and technical control)
  • Defining internal dimensional process tolerances (IE wax w/t and CMM tolerances)
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures, including SOX, Code of Conduct and Health and Safety
  • Undertake any other duties as required by the Engineering Management


  • Engineering Degree – Preferably in Mechanical Engineering
  • Good knowledge of 3D CAD Package – Preferably in Siemens NX
  • Pay attentions to details
  • End-user Knowledge of ERP Software i.e. SAP
  • Good understanding of GD&T
  • Able to Read and Understand complex 2D drawings
  • Proficient in use of MS Office i.e. Excel, PowerPoint, Word
  • Good knowledge of Statistics
  • Good verbal and written communication skills across all level of business Ability to work on and resolve complex problems


  • DC Company pension scheme, with matched contributions up to 7.5%
  • Quarterly Cash Bonus Scheme
  • AETC Benefits such as Gym Membership Discounts, Employee Assistance Programme, Instant Discounts on over 80 high street brands, Cinema Discounts

Vacancy Specifics

  • Location: Leeds (Yeadon)
  • Core days hours are as follows: Mon/Tuesday 7.30am to 16.30pm, Wed/Thurs 7.30am to 16.15pm, Fri 7.30am to 12.00 noon

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How to Apply

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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Starting Salary: £30,000 - £32,000 + benefits
  • All grades
  • Leeds
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Automotive
  • Manufacturing
  • Mechanical

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