Toolmaker
asc connections
Wales, Great Britain
5d ago

An opportunity has arisen for a Toolmaker to join a successful Plastics Manufacturing Company based in Wales. This a great opportunity for a Toolmaker candidate that is wanting a Monday-Friday day's role!

As Toolmaker you will be joining an established Toolroom where your duties will include -

  • Responsible for the effective management of all tooling related activities and services.
  • Maintain Tool-room equipment in good working order.
  • Work with personnel from all departments to help improve efficiency and reduce downtime.
  • Keep all records of drawing changes, tooling repairs up to date.
  • Maintain stocks of spares for tools and reorder as appropriate.
  • To promote a safe working environment and ensure all activities are conducted in accordance with current HSE legislation.
  • Perform regular tooling reviews and keep records up to date.
  • To increase own skills and opportunities through training and development by adopting new processes and equipment.
  • Establishment right first time tooling repairs.
  • Reduce repair and renewal costs associated with tooling.
  • Establish 5s principles throughout.
  • To be successful in the role of Toolmaker, the ideal candidate will have -

  • Good knowledge of progression press tools and injection mould tools
  • Knowledge with Wire erosion, spark erosion, milling, turning, grinding, CNC machining.
  • Bench work fitting and assembly of Press & Mould Tools.
  • Innovative approach to Problem Solving.
  • Familiarity with a low and high volume production would be an advantage.
  • Candidates should also be fully aware of Lean Manufacturing methodology.
  • Used to working to ISO9000, TS16949 or similar quality standards.
  • HNC in Mechanical Engineering or Manufacturing Engineering preferred or equivalent.
  • Significant experience in a Tool-making role for at least 5 years.
  • On offer -

  • A competitive salary
  • Relocation assistance
  • Pension
  • Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your CV on file to consider you for future opportunities.

    ASC Connections is a leading recruitment business specialising within areas of Technical, Business and IT services. We operate as an Employment Business or an Employment Agency for all temporary and permanent roles respectively.

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