Injection Mould Toolmaker

18 Oct 2019
15 Nov 2019
Contract Type
AM Recruitment are working with an award winning plastic injection moulding manufacturer who are recruiting for a Toolmaker.

Responsibilities will include:

* Maintaining, improving and repairing tooling

* Responding to technical issues affecting production

* Implementing practical solutions where tooling issues arise

* Highlight any process / tooling improvements necessary to achieve production targets, reduce waste and reduce spare parts costs

* To manufacture tooling parts using the full range of Toolroom equipment either from detailed drawing or project brief and sketches within the defined tolerances, ensuring all work is completed with 'right first time' principles.

* Support the introduction of new tooling

* Provide training / mentoring of Toolroom Apprentices.

* Maintaining and update relevant documentation on our MRP system

* Contribute to ongoing Continuous Improvement projects.

Essential qualifications:

* Toolmaking Apprenticeship time-served / formal engineering qualification.

Ideal candidate will have:

* Experience in multi cavity injection mould tools with hot runner knowledge.

* Ability to understand engineering drawings and work with high tolerance tooling

* Ability to operate all manual Toolroom machinery (Lathe, Miller, Grinder etc.).

* An understanding of plastic injection moulding.

* Able to work within a clean room environment.

* High level of attention to detail and documentation.

* PC working knowledge.

Salary / Hours of work

Hours of work are Monday to Friday 3 shift pattern