Tool Maintenance Manager

LEAN Engineering Recruitment Ltd
£30000 - £35000/annum
11 Jul 2017
10 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Tool Maintenance Manager
Location: Warrington
Salary: £30K - £35K plus excellent benefits

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Tool Maintenance Manager to join a successful metal perforation manufacturer with an enviable reputation in their market.

Tool Maintenance Manager - Job Role:
The tool maintenance manager will contribute to the growth of the business by supporting production staff, resolving tooling queries and help promote a leaner manufacturing environment.

- The tool maintenance manager will interact with all the operations function to ensure product quality and punctuality is achieved
- Support sales staff with enquiries and the development of new products.
- Support tool trials to develop new technologies.
- Responsible to manage the Toolroom and develop production staff and tool maintenance practices to support uninterrupted zero-defect manufacturing.
- To approve the sourcing of new tools and other tooling consumables (die, punch & stripper plates) within established budgets
- Ensure resources and equipment are appropriate for a world class maintenance and repair.
- Develop Personnel and procedures to improve effectiveness and efficiency.
- Assist sales in the review of customer drawings to ensure they are technically feasible and offer advice on process improvement.
- Online maintenance of tooling database to enable intercompany staff to process orders.
- Working knowledge of engineered alloys particularly metals used in high stress applications.
- Conversant in the use of general workshop machinery (Milling, Turning, Surface grinding).
- Calibration of production measuring instruments.
- Time management and organisation skills are essential.
- To be able to communicate effectively with Group tooling manager based in Denmark.
- Manager tool room holiday Rota to ensure production coverage is uninterrupted.

Tool Maintenance Manager - Person Requirements:
The ideal candidate MUST come from the Engineering Industry as a Tool Maintenance Manager and have the following skills, qualifications and experience:

- Hold a recognized engineering qualification such as HNC, HND or BEng
- Excellent leadership and communication skills
- Experience of Auto-CAD
- Experience of Managing a small team of tooling engineers
- Team player
- Hands on and pro-active
- Problem-solving Techniques

Tool Maintenance Manager - Desirable:

- Understanding of different grades of Metal
- Experience of Wilson Tooling and/or Armada Tooling

For more information please call Paul Gorton on (Apply online only).

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