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Job posted by: Kelvin Buick


Permanent Position with an Immediate Start

Salary Guide: Circa £30,000 pa - (c£16.00 p/hour)

Hours: 36-hour week, Monday to Friday

Location: Harlow, Essex

An exciting opportunity for a Toolmaker to join the Tool Room and Model Shop Team. The company is a leading, long established medical instrumentation design and manufacturer.

The Toolmaker be responsible for:

  • The modification, repair and maintenance of injection mould tools onsite, in line with the production requirements to support the business objectives.
  • Make or improve tooling to enable the production processes to be as efficient as possible.
  • Improve and sustain mould tooling and tooling performance, cycle times, setting procedures, scrap reduction and tool life.

Key Tasks:

  • Repair and maintenance of tooling.
  • Tooling modifications.
  • Support new tooling for new product introductions to ensure the robustness of product builds.
  • Work on CNC mills, lathes, drills, grinders and spark eroders accurately and to tight tolerances.
  • Dismantle service, repair and re-assemble all moulds, jigs and fixtures for production.
  • Use of Drawing tools
  • Work out cutters and tool paths on CAM software for the manufacture of die's etc.
  • Repair and fault finding on mould tools and hot runner systems.
  • Work as part of a team and manage priorities and workload.

Core Competencies:

  • Ability to read engineering drawings.
  • Good knowledge of the manufacture, service and repair of injection moulds tools, press tools, jigs, fixtures and all models.
  • Knowledge of materials used for tool making, mouldings and models.
  • Ability to operate computers (CAD/CAM software).
  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to design small moulds, jigs and fixtures for production.
  • To have initiative on design and problem solving.
  • Abrasive wheels safety certificate.
  • Knowledge and use of all oils, cutting fluids, glues, paint spraying and inspection equipment.

Salary Guide: circa£30,000 pa

Hours: 36-hour week, Monday to Friday. -Early finish on Fridays

Location: Harlow, Essex

Keywords: tool maker, toolmaker, tooling, molding, moulding, moulds, injection moulding, CAM, CAD, jigs, CNC, fixtures, mills, lathes, drills, grinders, tool room, tool shop,

Please bear in mind that you may not hear from us straight away. Due to the high level of applications we receive every day, we can only respond to applicants whose skills and qualifications are suitable for this position.


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