Toolmaker

Posted 15 December 2017 by Optima UK Inc Ltd

Job Title Toolmaker

Location South Leicestershire

Salary £30000-£35000

The Role

We are currently recruiting for a Toolmaker for a Plastic and Injection Mould Toolmaking company based in Leicestershire.

As a Toolmaker you will be responsible for completing all mould making operations including completion of sampling, production, CNC machining and mould building. Hours of work: Monday - Friday 8.30-5pm with ½ hour unpaid break As a Toolmaker you will be required to:

  • Manufacture new injection mould tools from technical drawings to a high standard in a cost efficient and timely manner.

  • Carry out routine tool maintenance.

  • Attend to repairs and maintenance of tooling, jigs and fixtures used in assembly.

  • Low volume production runs.

  • Development work.

  • Maintain relevant documentation.

Sharing and imparting knowledge and cross training where and when required

The Candidate

The following skills are essential:

  • Apprenticeship served toolmaker

  • Experience with all Tool room machinery, having worked with Plastic Injection Mould tooling

  • CAD CAM Experience

  • Good bench hand skills

  • Experienced with Turning, Surface Grinding, Universal Grinding, General Fittings and Polishing.

  • Confident working with drawings, able to work with minimal supervision

  • Excellent communication skills

Client Overview

The company has an established reputation as a market leader of injection mouldings for the manufacture of different components and have the capabilities to supply bespoke solutions to customers in a variety of industries. If you are interested call Aga on or email your CV to .

Reference: 34038812

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