£15 per hour
01 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Toolmaker - Cannock (3 MONTH ROLLING CONTRACT)

TM Resourcing's Technical Division are proud to be partnering a globally operating, industry leading engineering organisation.

Our client is a tier 1 and 2 supplier of various engineered components predominantly for the automotive industry, they now have a requirement for a Toolmaker to join their team on a 3 month rolling contract basis.

Basic Function

Reporting to the Plant Manager, you will be responsible for planning, laying out and performing machining and bench operations to construct, alter, modify and sometimes repair tooling.

Essential Qualifications/Experience

  • Accredited Toolmaker Apprenticeship or equivalent training, or 3 to 5 years diversified machine and tool making experience

  • Experience in Form Grinding

  • Able to read and following drawings and blueprints

  • Ability to use precision measuring instruments

  • Ability to document machine/tool details from tool components

Major Responsibilities

  • Assist in resolving tooling problems as assigned

  • Provide support and technical assistance to setters, operators, general operators across the facility

  • Organise and determine work procedures, sequences and methods

  • Suitable selection of materials and layout components

  • Perform machining operations which may require unusual and complicated set-ups and adaption of tooling to perform work

  • Grind special tooling

  • Improvise on temporary tooling requirements

  • Perform bench operations to construct and finish projects which may involve critical polishing, fitting and aligning

  • Set up new or modified tooling in production machines to check and verify appropriateness of tooling

  • Use of a wide variety of precision measuring instruments, gauges and devices

  • Work from drawings, blueprints, sketches or own concept as to design

  • Verify tooling to blueprint

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