Tool Maker

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The SmartList
30000.00 GBP Annual
01 Sep 2017
29 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
LOCATION: Chichester

JOB TITLE: Tool Maker

SALARY & BENEFITS: Hourly rates, equivalent of GBP28,000 - GBP30,000 per annum depending on experience

WORKING HOURS: Full Time shift work

THE COMPANY: Our client is a manufacturer of high-quality bespoke plastic extrusion profiles. They supply high-volume plastic extrusions at competitive prices to a variety of customers across a wide range of trade sectors. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Tool Maker to join their team in Chichester, on a full time permanent basis.

THE ROLE: As a Tool Maker, you will be a member of toolroom team supporting the manufacture and maintenance of plastic extrusion tooling.

Key Responsibilities for the Tool Maker role to include:-

• Working from Engineering drawings to produce unique and bespoke products for a range of industries
• Ensuring timely and accurate production of tools
• Carrying out repairs and modifications to tools and presses
• Service and repair of tooling, including but not limited to machine breakdowns and assisting the maintenance department when required
• Supporting the manufacturing team with tooling issues

THE CANDIDATE: For the role of Tool Maker you will be a reliable and flexible team player but be able to work independently when needed. You will have a hands-on approach and be a good communicator. You will need to live within a commutable distance to Chichester.

Key experience essential for the role of Tool Maker:-

• A minimum of 2 years' experience working in a toolroom as a precision toolmaker in a manufacturing environment
• Good practical, mechanical and technical skills
• Fully conversant with all tool room machinery and equipment (mills/lathes/surface grinder/drills)
• Ability to set, programme and operate wire erosion machine/spark eroder would be an advantage
• Experience in use of current CADCAM software would be an advantage
• Experience in the use of CNC machinery would be an advantage

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