Toolmaker

Zoek Pin West Bretton, Wakefield, England

£30000 - £35000/annum

Permanent (Full time)

Posted 2 days ago

Our Client is a well-established engineering manufacturer of specialist high speed components for the automotive industry. Due to organic growth an opportunity has arisen within our client's manufacturing facility for an experienced Toolmaker to join their team who will be responsible for making or improving different types of mould tools to enable the production processes within a manufacturing facility to be as efficient as possible. This may include jigs, fixtures, clamps or moulds to obtain a more robust consistently produced part that meets the specification of the customer.

Key Responsibilities: -

Responsible for all aspects of in-house tool manufacturing, maintenance, development and testing activities to ensure the business objectives are met, to maximise productivity and maintain the highest levels of workmanship for all tooling activities.
Oversee all work through the tool room efficiently and cost effectively and ensure that all target dates for tooling are met.
Manufacture new tools from technical drawings to a high level of workmanship and in an efficient, cost effective manner.
Provide quotations for new tooling, modifications and repairs.
CAD and CNC programming will be required.
Ensure all stock items, tool inserts and spares are organised.
Support production and engineering with tooling/technical and abilities:

Ability to analyse problems and develop practical solutions.
Leadership ability
Sound technical knowledge
Understand injection moulding processes
Ability to read and interpret technical specifications and drawings
Excellent machining skills, milling, grinding, drilling, CNC
Produce bespoke part for production machinery
Jig manufacture, modification and repairExperience:

Experience as a Tool Maker in a similar environment
Full skilled and apprentice trained in Tool Making
Experience of managing staff
Experience of Microsoft Office packages; word, excel, PowerPoint, IQMSTHE PACKAGE:

You can expect an excellent salary between 30K & 35K dependent on experience, 29 days holiday, company pension, quarterly bonus scheme and free parking coupled with working in a modern working environment with free parking.
The role is full time, 39 hours per week, Monday to Friday. - 4pm Monday to Thursday and - 3pm on Fridays

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