Toolmaker

Recruiter
Willcox Matthews Ltd
Location
Basingstoke
Posted
03 Mar 2019
Closes
31 Mar 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Reference: WM - 1102

Job Start date: ASAP

Commutable from Farnborough, Basingstoke, Andover, Winchester, Newbury, Reading

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £28,000 - £32,000

Benefits: Days role

Brief role description:

We are supporting our client who are a successful plastics manufacturer, in their search for a Mould Toolmaker.

Relevant Job Titles:

Toolmaker, Tooling Technician, Mechanical Fitter, Tooling Engineer,

Role Description:

Reporting to the Tool Room Manager, this role will be required to work a Day shift within a precision technical injection moulding environment. They will be working hands on, supporting a small team involved in tool design and manufacture for existing product tools as well as new designs.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Responsible for the manufacture of new injection mould tools as well as modifying and servicing existing injection mould tools on-site.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced Toolmaker who has recently worked within the injection mould making industry, has a proven track record and all-round machining skills for working in a flexible toolroom environment. Ideally with an apprenticeship served background and ONC/HNC in mechanical engineering or similar discipline.

Description of Work

Reading and interpreting drawings and CAD data.

Planning and organising work to meet schedules.

Liaise with mould shop setters & supervisors

Manual Milling.

Turning.

Grinding.

Boring.

Plunge EDM.

Polishing / Bench Fitting.

3 axis CNC Milling (Knowledge of Hurco Machines and High Speed Machining an advantage)

CAM / On-machine programming. (PowerMill an advantage)

Assisting in maintaining a clean and safe working environment.

To carry out other occasional mechanical and machine related tasks.

Role

The hours of work are 39.5 hours per week – Monday to Friday, Days only

Job Application:

If you would like to apply for the role, please send a copy of your full CV or contact the following consultant:

* Matt Reynolds, Director

* (phone number removed) / (phone number removed)

Whilst this position may not be of interest to you or suit your skills and experience, please don’t hesitate to get in contact with one of the team at Willcox Matthews to understand how we can support you:

* (phone number removed)

Due to the sheer volume of applications we receive, we will only contact successful applications. Therefore if you have not heard from us within 10 working days please deem your application as unsuccessful.

“Willcox Matthews Ltd are acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. In compliance with the new regulations (April 2004) in place under the Employment Agencies Act, Willcox Matthews Ltd will require proof of identification. A current copy of a passport, driving license, ID card or NI card will be required as part of the registration process. Email and faxed copies are acceptable”.

Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK

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