Die Maintenance Technician

Posted 22 February by Baltic Recruitment Limited Easy Apply Featured

Our client a global 1st tier automotive supplier are looking to recruit an experienced Die Maintenance Technician to join their expanding team.

The Role:

As a Die Maintenance Technician, you would be providing a service and support to the Press Shop, repairing press tools in a busy maintenance department.

Starting Salary:

Salary will start at £26,811.96, increasing to £28,223.04, (following successful completion of probation period).

This role is based on a 3-shift pattern, which adds 22% shift allowance to the basic salary.

Overtime is also paid at a competitive rate.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Diagnose tooling problems at press call-out and potential repair of the tool at press.
  • Carry out maintenance repairs and refurbishment activities on press tools.
  • Modifications and improvement activities on the press tools.
  • Record/document die performance and quality concerns regarding the repair details on maintenance reports.
  • High standard of house keeping.
  • Working in a safe and orderly manner.

The Person:

Ideally, you will be a time served Toolmaker from a press tool making background, or have experience in mechanical engineering biased. This includes troubleshooting, problem solving and resolution of technical problems. Knowledge of tool/press setting and operation is advantageous. A good attitude, flexible to challenges and possible changes is essential. Also must be prepared to work shifts and overtime.

You will need to have experience in the following disciplines:

  • Experience using various hand tools for grinding.
  • Stoning and polishing of tool steels.
  • Operation of manual milling machines.
  • Operation of lathes and drilling machines.
  • Operation of surface grinding machines.
  • Knowledge of TIG, Arc and MIG welding.
  • Experience of precision measuring equipment.

Required skills

  • Toolmaker
  • die maintenance
  • die maintenance technician
  • die maintenance engineer

Reference: 34533140

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