Die Maintenance Technician

SG Personnel Ltd
Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
13 Sep 2019
28 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client, a successful manufacturing business in the north east is lookin to appoint a Die Maintenance Technician on a permanent basis.


* Diagnose tooling problems at press call out 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 supporting customer production part approval process (PPAP) and/or parts submission warrant (PSW)

* Record / document die performance and quality concerns regarding the repair details on maintenance reports

* Support and maintain continuous improvements of 6S activities onsite to a high standard.

* Support quality with customer quality concerns, close out internal/external 8D's

* Tooling inventory to be monitored and replaced when necessary using company ordering system

* Support customer requirements where necessary

* Work to key performance indicators in the tooling department

* Must be prepared to work shifts and overtime

* Work load will be driven from objectives and tooling database recording tooling repairs and tooling preventative maintenance.

Person Specification:

* Organisation and Planning - Plans, organises, schedules for tooling PM's. Liaise with operations and planning to ensure key priorities are achieved within the set parameters.

* Communication - Speaks and writes clearly and articulately. Maintains this standard in all forms of written communications.

* Problem Solving skills - Exhibits a probing mind, asks questions and solve problems individually or as part of the tooling team seeking advice to resolve complex cases.

* Teamwork - Reaches out to peers and cooperates with managers at all levels within the business to establish an overall collaborative working relationship.

* Intelligence - Learn quickly. Demonstrates ability to quickly and proficiently understand and absorb new information.

* Attention to detail - follow up on key accountabilities to ensure all objectives are achieved.

* Proactivity - Acts without being told what to do. Brings new ideas to the company.

* Enthusiasm - wants to learn, improve own abilities to support the business direction

Experience Required:

* Stoning and polishing of tool steels to a high level of accuracy

* Operation of manual milling, drilling and lathes machines

* Experience using various hand tools for hand grinding and the use of precision measuring equipment

* Operation of surface grinding machines

* Knowledge of Tig, Arc and Mig welding

* Good IT skills using Microsoft packages Word, Excel, and Outlook

* This job role requires you to be qualified to Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (Development Knowledge) BTEC, VRQ minimum five years' experience.

This role is working a 2-shift pattern Monday-Friday 6am-2pm, & 2pm-10pm.

This role is being advertised by SG Personnel, who are acting as an employment business

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