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Toolmaker (11264) - UK

Holidays, Healthcare, Pension, Life cover - Manufacturing
Ref: 280 Date Posted: Thursday 03 Jan 2019
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Job Summary:

To manufacture new medical tooling to client specifications. To carry out modifications, repairs and refurbishments to existing tooling and troubleshooting/ problem solving tooling issues.

Detailed Job Description:

•Principal Duties and responsibilities

•Assembly and fitting of new tooling.

•Carry out modifications/repairs/refurbishments to existing tooling.

•Carry our plannedmaintenance.

•Carry out EDM work.

•Carry out surface grinding where required.

•Carry out bench fitting duties.

•Carry out assessment of tooling from sub-contractors

•Monitor own hours and ensure jobs hit Quality, Cost, Delivery targets

•Support production with unplanned tooling issues.

•any other duties, as required.


Physical requirements

•Will be required to stand for extended periods of time and lift heavy objects on a regular basis.

Skills & Abilities

•Must be a practical engineer who has extensive experience in mould toolmaking.

•Problem solving skills.

•Experience with computers.

•Good housekeeping skills.Experience

•Experience of wire EDM.

•Experience of working in a busy Toolroom environment.


Knowledge & qualifications

•Fully Indentured Toolmaker or time served apprenticeship preferably with HNC in Engineering.

•Knowledge of thermoplastic processing.

•Attend any training required in order to support the job role.


Personal Attributes and Desired Behaviours

•Ability to work as part of a team and on their own initiative.

•Positive “can do” attitude.

•Use of CADCAM packages such as Solidworks, Powermill would be desirable.

•Experience of CNC programming

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