Tool Maker

08 Feb 2019
22 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Optimas is a major global partner for industry-leading original equipment manufacturers and their suppliers. Barton Cold-Form operates under the Optimas brand, as a manufacturer and distributor of highly engineered fasteners and special cold forgings for the automotive and industrial industries.

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic Tool Maker to manufacture, assemble, disassemble, repair, and modify tool sets for Cold Heading and Rollforming.

Key responsibilities:

  • Manufacture and fitting of plant and machinery subcontracted to the Toolroom.
  • Project work as assigned by the Toolroom Foreman and Tooling and Preventative Maintenance Manager.
  • Self certification of work in accordance with the Quality and Continual Improvement commitment.
  • Submission of work for QA checking as required.
  • To assist management and staff in the identification, and introduction of all reasonable measures to improve productivity, quality and working methods and conditions as part of the continual improvement and TQM programmes.
  • Maintain high production rates of items with consistently high levels of accuracy and quality in line with Company requirements.
  • Must work with minimum supervision within overall team structure.
  • Skills and experience required:

  • Relevant toolmaking and machining experience.
  • Use of fine measuring equipment.
  • Accurate machining on lathes, surface and cylindrical grinders.
  • Accurate marking out.
  • Understanding and reading Engineering drawings to BS 308.
  • Fault detection.
  • Good communication skills - verbal & written in English

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