Press Tool Maker

KES Solutions UK
£26184/annum + 22% Shift Allowance
13 Jul 2017
12 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Role

As a Die Maintenance Technician, you would be providing a service and support to the Press Shop, repairing press tools in a busy maintenance department.

Key Responsibilities:
• 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 house keeping
• Working 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. A good attitude, flexible to challenges and possible changes is essential. Also must be prepared to work shifts and overtime.

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