Press Toolmaker

30000.00 - 32000.00 GBP Annual + GBP30000 - GBP32000/annum
12 Jun 2018
10 Jul 2018
Job Type
Contract Type
A well-established design and manufacturer of bespoke pressings, welding's and assemblies who have been established for over 65 years are currently looking to recruit a Toolmaker to join their in house workshop.

Suitable for: Tool Maker, Tooling Engineer, Workshop Engineer

The Role

As a Tool Maker you will be responsible for making, servicing and maintaining press tools for the production facilities

Responsibilities will include:
. Tool splitting
. Disassembly and reassembly of tools
. Replacing component parts, dies, punches and springs
. Tool regrinding
. Problem solving and tool improvement
. Must be able to work on own initiative
. Proven efficiency with working practices
. Be able to communicate effectively to own team and other departments
. Be organised and have the ability to prioritise and multi-task
. Attention to detail
. Equipment used: overhead crane, forklift truck (a licence would be beneficial but not essential), grinders, milling machines, pillar drill, lathe and general engineering equipment
. Ensure that all tooling records are updated and complete
. Comply with health and safety regulations at all times
. Do not place yourself of any employee in danger by your actions
. Notify your Manager of any dangerous hazards or risks you become aware of
. Wear the PPE recommended for your job
. Observe and comply with all sign, notices and communications directed at maintaining a safe working environment
. Observe good housekeeping, it is your responsibility to keep the area clean and tidy
. Segregate rubbish in the correct containers
. Keep your tools clean and tidy and return them to their correct place after use
. Ensure that good quality product is produced to a high standard
. All parts produced are correct to drawing

The Person

The successful candidate for the Tool Makers position will have the following experience:
. Apprentice trained - Desirable
. 3 - 5 years' experience working within a Press tool environment - Essential
. Experience working to automotive quality standards - Essential

Manufacturing Workforce are responsible for placing skilled and in demand people on both a permanent and contract basis into the Engineering, Technical and Manufacturing sectors, from skilled Shop Floor Personnel and Specialist Engineers to Supervisory and Management positions. We operate from several prime locations throughout Central England and our Specialist Consultants will have an in-depth understanding of your skills and offer best advice on your next step!! We are always searching for the best talent, so if you know anyone, why not recommend someone to one of our professional team who will be more than happy to help