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  • £33300 - £44300 per annum
  • Telford
  • Posted: 12/10/2020
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 025419926

Job Details

Toolmaker Required

A Tool Technician is required for a prominent global automotive supplier.

As a tool technician you will be working in a faced paced production environment working from a new manufacturing facility in the Telford area

Role – Tool Technician / Nights

Location – Telford

Salary - £33,000 + shift allowance (Circa £43,000)

The Role:

As a Tooling Technician you will be responsible for the maintenance of the tooling, you will also support the Toolroom Supervisor to ensure smooth running of the Toolroom. This will be a varied role from attending unplanned breakdowns on tooling equipment to implementing daily preventative maintenance, working as part of team or on your own to achieve the company goals.

This is a permanent role working nights


• Preparation and maintenance of existing tooling according to requirements.

• Effectively identifies day to day tooling issues and implements corrective action where required.

• Cleaning of all production tooling to ensure on time delivery and schedule adherence goals are met.

• Ensures all tooling is safe and production ready at the time returned for production use, following correct preventative maintenance (PM) process.

• Ensures Leader is advised when assignments cannot be completed as planned.

• Supports coordination of engineering changes and supports maintenance of spare parts.

• Prepares and tests tools by laying out / setting up / machining.

• May design / make tools / templates to produce prototype parts of various materials including generating bill of material and complete fabrication and validation.

• Verifies conformance of machined and/or repaired tools to specifications by checking dimensions / clearances / alignments.

• May make parts of various plant machines and tools as required.

• Fits and assembles parts and test completed tools for proper operation.

• Sets up and carefully monitors tools and performs inspections prior to removing tooling from the machine.

• Follow up repair work by seeking feedback from the production and quality departments and completing a record of the work undertaken.

• Promote the companies HSE policies across the department and plant


• Time served apprentice in relevant discipline

• Experience in plastic injection moulding or casting

• Experienced in the use of hand tool skills

• Ability to read and understand engineering drawings.

• Experience in working with Toolroom machinery and equipment milling machine, lathe, surface grinder, bench grinder, including overhead cranes.

• Experience in Inspection equipment. (micrometer, height indicator, etc.),

• Ability to follow and execute the preventative maintenance program.

• Possess strong communication skills

• Able to manage and prioritise multiple tasks.


• Competitive salary

• On-site parking

• On-site shop


• Night shift - 10pm - 6am Monday – Thursday

This is a great opportunity for an experienced toolmaker to join an established globally recognised manufacturer in a role offering a competitive salary and great working conditions.

If this role is of interest then apply online now

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