Tool Room Team Leader

  • £35000 - £37000 per annum
  • Telford
  • Posted: 24/08/2021
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 025420339

Job Details

Part of a major international group, this organisation is setting up a new manufacturing facility to produce complex high value components for the automotive industry. Due to continued expansion of new machinery and tooling additional Toolmaking expertise is urgently sought to support current production and new product introduction
This role is open to strong Team Leaders with extensive tooling experience. The team leadership with robust process, strong man management skills and strong mentoring skills are essential to this role.  

Tool Room Team Leader– Die Maintenance
Excellent Salary, shift allowance + paid overtime
Location: Telford
Double day shift – Monday to Friday (6am to 2pm; 2pm to 6pm)

Duties of the Tool Room Team Leader:

o The Tool Room Team Leader is responsible for the maintenance of the 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 As a Team Leader you will be responsible for the handing over of accurate information to the oncoming shift, meeting with the oncoming team leader at the end of the shift.
Responsibilities of the Tool Room Team Leader:
o Preparation and maintenance of existing high pressure die casting tooling
o Supervise toolmaking team - training, first line discipline, housekeeping, improvement activities
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 for the Tool Room Team Leader:
Applications are sought from experience Toolmakers or Die Maintenance Technicians with Supervisory or leadership skills and experience
o Time served toolmaking / toolroom apprenticeship
o Experience in repair/ maintenance of die casting or plastic injection mould tooling or similar dies.
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 Experience in repair/ maintenance of die casting or plastic injection mould tooling or similar dies.
o Flexible to work shift pattern
The opportunity of the Tool Room Team Leader:
This is an excellent opportunity for a experience Toolmakers, Die Maintenance or Toolroom Team Leaders / Supervisors to be part of a brand new venture, with an established green field factory development from the ground up. In return our client is offering a fantastic salary , shift allowance , paid overtime , pension , death in service and benefits package plus the opportunity to make a real contribution to the success and growth of the organisation.
Apply on-line or call Sandeep Dhillon for a confidential discussion
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