Die Maintenance Technician

Recruiter
SG Personnel Ltd
Location
Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Sep 2019
Closes
28 Sep 2019
Ref
1261293982
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client, a successful manufacturing business in the north east is lookin to appoint a Die Maintenance Technician on a permanent basis.

Duties:

* 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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