Anthony James Recruitment
16 Apr 2019
10 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Reading, Berkshire £27,850 to £30,000

Company Profile

An established and stable business, specialising in the subcontract manufacture of highly precision machined components for a wide and varied client base across many different industry sectors.

Due to increased work load, company expansion and re-investment into brand new CNC machinery, there is now a position available for skilled and experienced Tool Maker with Press Tools experience looking to join a progressive, forward thinking company offering an interesting and diverse role.

Job Profile

As the successful Tool Maker, you will be working alongside a friendly team of 12 other skilled CNC machinists in a modern, clean facility in a busy yet relaxed environment where each day will bring new and interesting challenges.


* Diversity of work

* Low volume, various materials and component complexities

* Very interesting and complex jobs

* Rarely see a repeat job

* Variety and versatility of work - lots of diversity

* Established for over 50years, very stable business and investing into more CNC machinery

* Money goes up as he develops and can be weekly

* Ongoing and continuous development and training available


* Press Tool Making

* Setting and Operating Manual / Conventional Mills, Lathes, Surface Grinders (Jones & Shipman) and semi-CNC Spark Eroders (training can be provided if needed on Spark Erosion)

Skills & Experience

* Press Tool experience

* Able to read engineering drawings

* Machining to tight tolerances

* Setting and Operating manual / conventional Mills, Lathes and Surface Grinding machines

* Spark Erosion experience would be ideal, training will be provided if needed

* CADCAM would be an advantage

Hours of Work:

* 38.25hrs per week

* 7.30am to 4.30pm, Monday to Thursday

* 7.30am to 11.45am, Friday

* Lots of overtime available (8 to 10hrs per week on ave) paid at x1.333hrs

* Factory opens at 6.30am and closed at 5pm, 1.30pm close on Friday

* £14 to £15 p/hr

*Call Keith Canning on (phone number removed)

Key Skills

Machining, Machinist, Manual, Conventional, Machine Shop, Toolmaker, Tool-Maker, Tool Maker, Press Tool, Press Tooling, Precision Engineer, Precision Engineering, Component Manufacture, Component Manufacturing, Production, Mill, Miller, Milling, Lathe, Turn, Turner, Turning, Spark Eroder, Spark Erosion, Surface Grind, Surface Grinder, Surface Grinding, Jones & Shipman, Jones and Shipman, 540, CNC, Set, Setter, Setting, Operate, Operator, Operating, Bridgeport, CADCAM, CAD, CAM, Offline

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