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Toolmaker - Team Leader

  • £37000 - £40000 per annum
  • Telford
  • Posted: 02/03/2021
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 025419898

Job Details

Part of a major international group, this organisation is continuing to invest in their brand new manufacturing facility to produce complex high value die cast components for the automotive industry. Due to continued expansion of new machinery and tooling to support new product introduction an additional Toolmaker is urgently sought.
Team Leader Toolmaker – Die Maintenance        
Excellent salary and benefits

Location: Telford
Double day shift pattern 
As the Die Maintenance Team Leader your role will be responsible for preventative and remedial maintenance of production dies & tooling along with supporting the Toolroom Supervisor in the smooth running of the Toolroom.
o Support unplanned breakdowns on tooling aswell as implementing daily preventative maintenance, working as a team or on an individual basis to achieve the company goals.
o Handing over of accurate information to the oncoming shift, meeting with the oncoming team leader at the end of the shift.
o Preparation and maintenance of existing high pressure die casting tooling
o Identify day to day tooling issues and implements corrective action where required.
o Ensures all tooling is safe and production ready at the time returned for production use, following correct preventative maintenance (PM) process.
o Prepares and tests tools by laying out / setting up / machining.
o Manufacture of machine parts and tooling as required; fit and assemble completed tools
o Manage and prioritise labour to tooling breakdowns in accordance to the production department requirements.
o Monitor the use and stock level of spare parts, reporting when spares need to be re-ordered.
o Carry out weekly 5s audits and ensures actions are completed.
Experience required:
Applications are sought from experience Toolmakers, Die Maintenance Technicians, Toolroom Supervisor or Toolroom Managers with the following experience
o Experience in manufacturing environment; manufacturing or repair/ maintenance of die casting or plastic injection mould tooling or similar dies.
o Time served apprenticeship
o Read and understand engineering drawings.
o Use of dimensional measuring / inspection equipment. (micrometer, height gauges )
o Experienced using hand tools and machining components - milling, lathe, surface grinder, bench grinder, rockiniser etc.
o Ability to follow and execute the preventative maintenance program.
o Strong communication skills at all levels within the business.
o Able to manage and prioritise numerous tasks.
o Flexible attititude and able to work double days shift pattern (6am-2pm; 2pm, 10pm)
The opportunity:
This is an excellent opportunity for a experience Toolmakers or Toolroom Team Leaders / Supervisors to be part of a modern fully automated manufacturing plant with a full order book and prosperous future.
In return our client is offering a fantastic salary, shift allowance, paid overtime, pension, death in service, onsite canteen and car park and benefits package plus the opportunity to make a real contribution to the success and growth of the organisation. Tools, uniform and PPE are all provided
Apply on-line or call Robert Wigley for a confidential discussion
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