Tool Maker


Full Time – Permanent

Circa £30,000 (based on experience)

Our client, a manufacturer of products across a broad spectrum of industries, requires a Tool Maker to join their team permanently. The Tool Maker will be working as part of a team within a press tool repair and manufacturing environment and will support the day-to-day production activities.

What’s on offer?

  • Salary – circa £30,000 (based on experience)
  • Monday to Thursday 7.30am to 4.00pm and Friday 7.30am to 12.30pm
  • Permanent opportunity
  • Health cash plan
  • Life assurance
  • 33 days holiday (including bank holidays)

Key skills and experience required:

  • Experience within a press tool repair and manufacturing environment
  • Familiar with grinding and milling machines
  • Well-organised, multi-skilled, self-motivated and professional
  • Good timekeeping and attendance
  • Responsible for achieving own key objectives, as well as the objectives of the team
  • Able to prioritise own workload and work to tight deadlines under pressure
  • Computer literate and able to communicate and record information effectively
  • Attention to detail; accuracy is paramount
  • Able to communicate at all levels and have a “can do” attitude
  • Able to read engineering drawings

Responsibilities of the role:

  • Operate standard tool room equipment proficiently, including EDM Wire Eroding machines
  • Operate a Forklift Truck to assist with daily duties whilst also enabling tooling to be delivered to production
  • Ensure as part of the team, all breakdowns are covered in a timely manner to ensure production downtime is kept to a minimum
  • Aim for a “right first time” approach to all work carried out
  • Liaise with contractors/suppliers where required and when additional support is needed, including agreeing timescales and costs
  • Maintain awareness and ensure full compliance with Health and Safety legislation, housekeeping standards and Company rules and procedures
  • Follow verbal or written instructions and work to set out procedures
  • Seek continuous improvement related to the business KPI’s and as part of the team, contribute towards improved performance and the overall improvement of the business

Job Information

Job Reference: SW - 3227_1684316063
Salary From: £30000
Salary To: £30000
Job Industries: Engineering
Job Locations: Oldbury, West Midlands
Job Types: Permanent

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