Toolmaker Injection Moulding X 2

Sierra 57 Consult
Dudley, West Midlands
10 Aug 2019
06 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Overview: Retained by our small but niche new injection mould manufacturer and mould tool maker we are looking for 2 x injection moulding Toolmakers.

Role: As a Toolmaker you will be responsible for the maintenance, service and repair of injection mould tools on site. You must have experience as a Toolmaker within a manufacturing or engineering facility. The ideal candidate will have a strong mechanical aptitude and the desire to learn and develop on their skills as this position can offer growth, stability and security. As a Toolmaker you will ideally have good knowledge of CNC, milling, lathes and grinding. Experience of Tool design is an advantage.

This is an exciting position for a Toolmaker who is keen to join a stable, forward thinking company where they can learn and develop their skills further.

  • Responsibility to lead best practice for the Tooling company's tool setting.
  • Working in accordance with the company's ISO standards & GMP.
  • Ensure that all tools are maintained to a good serviceable standard.
  • Identify & deliver improvements (managing "lifted" components)
  • Liaise with external Tool & Engineering part suppliers to manage the tooling program and reduce costs.
  • Assist with the commissioning of new tooling for new product introduction.
  • Training in best practice and specific functions relating to specific tools for the Setters and Operators.
  • Report on tool performance to Factory Manager
  • Develop and work to KPI's.
  • Maintain Tool Performance Maintenance & Repair records.

Personal Profile & Experience Requirements:
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated, work on own initiative.
  • Minimum 5 years tool maintenance/making. Ideally die-casting or injection moulding.
  • Engineering Qualification/Time Served
  • Competent to program and operate a range of CNC & manual machine centres, mills and surface grinders
  • Computer literate with experience of using MS Excel, MS Word & Power Point
  • Experience of Quality management system
  • Experience of World Class/Lean Manufacturing
  • Demonstrate continuous improvement initiatives
  • Process fault finding and rectification techniques
  • Flexible approach to working hours

Distinct advantages:

·Experience as a Toolmaker within the injection moulding or die-casting

tooling industry

·CAD experience, Solid Works,

·FLT Counterbalance License

·Experience of HACCP

Key Words: "Tooling Technician", Toolmaker, "Mould Tooling", "Tooling Maintenance", "injection moulding", "CNC"


Due to the sheer volume of applications we receive, we will only contact successful applications. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 10 working days please deem your application as unsuccessful.

Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK

Sierra 57 Consult -

Technical Engineering & Manufacturing Recruitment Specialist - Plastics & Packaging

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