Tool Maintenance Engineer

Venatu Consulting Ltd
12 Apr 2018
16 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Venatu Consulting are currently recruiting for a Tool Maintenance Operative for a family run business in Wakefield. This role comes with great career prospects with the opportunity to progress to Supervisor.

Duties Include :

  • The use of conventional Toolroom equipment e.g. surface grinders, manual milling machines, lathes etc.
  • Ensure machine tools run at optimum efficiency, and provide solutions for improvement
  • Aiding with the de-bugging of new tooling.
  • The improvement of existing tooling.
  • The maintenance and repair of press tools.
  • Routine "clean and checks" to be done daily.
  • The setting and running of power presses
  • Ensure daily production targets are met
  • Ensure IFS production and scrap records are maintained
  • Ensure quality control procedures are adhered to
  • Ensure all company procedures are followed
  • The use of a pedestrian forklift
  • Ensure quality control procedures are adhered to.
  • To read and interpret technical drawings.
  • Ensure all company procedures are followed.
  • To teach any new starters/apprentices when required.

Health & Safety :

  • Ensure a high standard of housekeeping is maintained in your working area.
  • Ensure all guarding and safety equipment is in place and used when needed.
  • Personal protective equipment to be worn when required including safety glasses, steel toe cap boots etc.


Skills, Experience and Knowledge :

  • Power Press Regulations certificate.
  • Time served craft apprenticeship in a similar discipline, or relevant experience.
  • The ability to work well under pressure.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Motivated individual who is flexible and willing to learn continuous best practice
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative and positive attitude.
  • Excellent organisational, time management and attention to detail skills.
  • Comfortable in being able work alone and/or within a team environment, contributing and sharing best practices, resources and ideas in order to continually improve.
  • Have the ability to work to set standards and procedures.

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Secondary education

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