Die Maintenance Technician

Recruiter
Mane Contract Services
Location
Sunderland
Salary
£32000/annum Inc. shift allowance. Overtime available
Posted
08 Jun 2017
Closes
08 Jul 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Die Maintenance Technician required to join a leading Engineering company based in Sunderland offering a terrific salary and excellent benefits package.

As a die maintenance technician, you would be providing service and support to the Press Shop, repairing press tools in a busy maintenance dept:
The role would consist of the following:
* Diagnose tooling problems at press callout 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 housekeeping is a requirement,
* Work 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.
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,
* Good attitude, also flexible to challenges and possible changes,
* Must be prepared to work shifts and overtime.

If you feel you are the right person for this role as a Die Maintenance Technician and have the above mentioned skills please click the "apply now" button at the bottom of your advert to progress you application further