Role: Toolmaker

Overall Objective

To ensure effective production of tools and specialised parts used in the manufacturing process.

Reporting to: Engineering

Hours: 39 hours per week

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Responsible for reading specifications to identify features and requirements of tools

  • Responsible for the manufacture of jigs and fixtures

  • Verify finished parts by using measuring instruments to check conformance of dimensions and alignments to specifications; repair and modify as required

  • Perform maintenance on machine tools and related equipment

  • Technical troubleshoot and implement new processes and systems as developed

  • Participate in continuous improvements, initiate programmes or new systems that will enhance operations in line with company objectives

  • Attend and facilitate internal meetings to help establish priorities and assign tasks

  • In conjunction with Quality, solve customer related problems and issues as required

  • Maintain cleanliness, health and safety standards and overall condition of the area

  • Any other duties as reasonably required

Qualifications & Experience

  • National Craft Certificate in Toolmaking or equivalent

  • Minimum 3 years toolmaking experience

  • Experience working with and mentoring apprentices desirable

  • Experience of CNC machines and CADCAM packages advantageous

Person/Skills Required

  • Strong mechanical aptitude and problem solving skills

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Good knowledge and understanding of computers

Benefits package incudes

  • Competitive Salary (DOE)

  • Bonus (dependent on company performance)

  • Pension

  • Life Insurance

  • Health Insurance Discounts

  • Cycle to work scheme

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