Tool Cleaner / Slinger

Posted 19 March by ASC Connections Easy Apply

A Toolroom Technician is required for a well established manufacturing company based in Coventry. The company are looking to increase staffing levels within the toolroom department, offering a great opportunity to join a rapidly expanding business. Permanent job paying up to £21K with along with an OTE of £24K+


Overview of the Tool Cleaner / Slinger position -

Movement of press tools to departments including toolroom, press shop and stores areas


Tool Cleaner / Slinger responsibilities include -

  • Transfer of tooling to various areas including toolroom, stores, and press shop
  • Upkeep and maintenance of the tools including degreasing, inspection, jet washing to a high standard
  • Use of a 30ton crane to sling tools back and forth from the press shop to the toolroom
  • Operating a stacker truck up to 13tons to move palletized tooling around
  • Turning tools over, and splitting up as required
  • Adhering to 5s principles and working practices within the department
  • Ensure that all health & safety requirements are met and adhered to

The suitable candidate

The suitable candidate will have the following demonstrable skills -

  • A strong background within heavy industry, ideally within pressings
  • Experience with handling press tools or movement of heavy products within the production plant
  • An overhead crane & Forklift truck license (may consider previous in house license)
  • Self-motivated, hardworking and hands on problem solver
  • Experience of working to tight production objectives
  • Understanding of lean manufacturing/continuous improvement processes/5S


The package on offer

Permanent contract with a 3 month probation period
Salary of circa £21K for the right person
OTE of £24K+
Holiday package
Pension Scheme
Annual pay review

Please note, if your application is suitable, one of our consultants will call you within 5 working days. If you have not heard from us within this time, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful, however we will keep your CV on file to consider you for future opportunities.

ASC Connections is a leading recruitment business specialising within areas of Technical, Business and IT services. We operate as an Employment Business or an Employment Agency for all temporary and permanent roles respectively.

Required skills

  • Technician
  • maintenance
  • tooling
  • repair
  • welding
  • fabrication
  • press
  • tools
  • slinging
  • forklift truck
  • overhead crane
  • toolroom
  • press tool

Reference: 34713948

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