Tooling and Maintenance Engineer

Posted 21 February by Recruit4staff LTD

Recruit4staff is proud to be representing their client, a leading company in their search for a Tooling and Maintenance Engineer to work in their leading facility in Wrexham.

Tooling and Maintenance Engineer

£25,000-30,000 per annum

Role of the job:

  • Responsible to: Assistant Engineering manager
  • Responsible for the maintenance and repair of injection mould tooling
  • Carrying out preventative maintenance of injection moulding machines and ancillary equipment including some electrical work.
  • Supporting and advising on the design and manufacture of new tooling.
  • Sourcing / specifying new equipment and conducting robust supplier selection for new projects.
  • Contribute to continuous improvement activities (Kaizen, six sigma, 5S, Lean manufacturing, etc.)
  • Maintain a safe working environment by following company standards and procedures

What we're looking for:

  • The successful candidate will be highly motivated, flexible and a good team player with a solid understanding of Mechanical Engineering and the principles of designing for injection moulding. They will possess excellent problem solving skills and have a commitment to continuous improvement, learning and development.
  • Degree in mechanical or electrical engineering. Time served mechanical engineering apprenticeship and HND qualifications will also be considered.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in an Injection Moulding environment is essential
  • Experience with 3D CAD modelling software
  • Strong Project Management experience
  • Hands on mould tooling and Injection machine maintenance experience
  • Milling machine and Lathe operation is an advantage but not essential.
  • Be competent in the use of measurement gauges, including micrometres, Vernier callipers, height gauges. The use of CMM equipment is an advantage.
  • Electrical qualifications would be an advantage.

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This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Recruit4staff (Wrexham) who are operating as an employment agency and employment business.

Reference: 34523504

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