Toolroom Team Leader

  • £35000 - £40000 per annum
  • Telford
  • Posted: 18/03/2020
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 025419898

Job Details

Jog Title: Toolroom Team leader
Shift: Permanent Weekends
Salary: Up to £40000


o The Tooling Die Maintenance Team Leader is responsible for the maintenance of the tooling along with supporting the Toolroom Supervisor in the smooth running of the Toolroom.
o The Toolroom Die Maintenance Team Leader will have a wide and varied role from attending unplanned breakdowns on tooling equipment to implementing daily preventative maintenance, working as a team or on an individual basis to achieve the company goals.
o The Toolroom Die Maintenance Team Leader will be responsible for the handing over of accurate information and on-going work priorities for the oncoming shift, meeting with the oncoming team leader at the end of the shift.


Core duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
o Preparation and maintenance of existing tooling according to requirements.
o Effectively identifies day to day tooling issues and implements corrective action where required.
o Cleaning of all production tooling to ensure on time delivery and ensure targets are met
o Ensures all tooling is safe and production ready at the time returned for production use, following correct preventative maintenance (PM) process.
o Ensures Supervisor is advised when assignments cannot be completed as planned.
o Supports coordination of engineering changes and supports maintenance of spare parts.
o Prepares and tests tools by laying out / setting up / machining.
o May design / make tools / templates to produce prototype parts of various materials including generating bill of material and complete fabrication and validation.
o Verifies conformance of machined and/or repaired tools to specifications by checking dimensions / clearances / alignments.
o Engineer and manufacture of machine parts and tooling as required i
o Fits and assembles parts and test completed tools for proper operation.
o Sets up and carefully monitors tools and performs inspections prior to removing tooling from the machine.
o Follow up repair work by seeking feedback from the production and quality departments and completing a record of the work undertaken.
o Ensuring concise information is shared between the three shifts and Supervisor.
o To 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.

Person Specification:

o Time served apprentice toolmaker.
o Excellent hand tool skills. (hand tools will be supplied)
o Ability to read and understand engineering drawings.
o Experience in working with Toolroom equipment including overhead cranes.
o Experience in Inspection equipment. (micrometer, height indicator, etc.),
o Experienced in using milling machine, 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 Experience in manufacturing environment.

Apply on-line or call Keith Dodds for a confidential discussion
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