£15 - £30/hour
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Toolmaker - Cannock (3 MONTH ROLLING CONTRACT)

TM Resourcing's Technical Division are proud to be partnering a globally operating, industry leading engineering organisation.

Our client is a tier 1 and 2 supplier of various engineered components predominantly for the automotive industry, they now have a requirement for a Toolmaker to join their team on a 3 month rolling contract basis.

Basic Function

Reporting to the Plant Manager, you will be responsible for planning, laying out and performing machining and bench operations to construct, alter, modify and sometimes repair tooling.

Essential Qualifications/Experience


Accredited Toolmaker Apprenticeship or equivalent training, or 3 to 5 years diversified machine and tool making experience

Experience in Form Grinding

Able to read and following drawings and blueprints

Ability to use precision measuring instruments

Ability to document machine/tool details from tool components

Major Responsibilities


Assist in resolving tooling problems as assigned

Provide support and technical assistance to setters, operators, general operators across the facility

Organise and determine work procedures, sequences and methods

Suitable selection of materials and layout components

Perform machining operations which may require unusual and complicated set-ups and adaption of tooling to perform work

Grind special tooling

Improvise on temporary tooling requirements

Perform bench operations to construct and finish projects which may involve critical polishing, fitting and aligning

Set up new or modified tooling in production machines to check and verify appropriateness of tooling

Use of a wide variety of precision measuring instruments, gauges and devices

Work from drawings, blueprints, sketches or own concept as to design

Verify tooling to blueprint