Toolmaker ( Injection Moulding )
Responsible for the repair, maintenance and improvement of all tooling in line with production and customer requirements to support business objectives.
Tooling strip down and diagnosis for repair.
Support the production areas in technical assessment of tooling issues.
Preventive maintenance of tooling
Complete tool reports and ordering of spare parts.
Maintenance data control of moulds.
Polishing of A surface moulds to quality acceptable levels.
Cleaning of tool faces to a quality finish within the moulding machine.
Preventive maintenance of the shop's machinery.
Implement modifications to moulds if applicable.
Fabrication of fixtures and spare parts for tooling.
Liaise with external tool shops.
Maintain Spare parts system
Maintain tooling standards and enhancements.
Interface with New production tooling manager on new tooling.
Comply with the quality and environment standards procedures and instructions.
Involvement in all activities generated as a result of changes, requirements and/or improvement in the process of the applicable area
Work within 5S (Sort, Set in Order, Shine, Standardize, Sustain) methodology to maintain workplace to a high standard.
Experience & Qualifications:
Considerable Previous tool making experience.
Understanding of engineering drawings.
Understanding of manufacturing processes
Planning and prioritising activities.
Good Communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to present data effectively.
Understanding of Health & Safety practices.
Analytical skill set.
Understand lean manufacturing.
Understanding of cost and financial impacts.
Ability to work on own initiative.
Able to work with the minimum supervision and to timescales.
Good understanding of customer deliverables and the impact of failure/cost of poor quality.
Practical hands-on approach to problem solving.
Experience of working to tight production targets.
Understanding of lean manufacturing and 5S (Sort, Set in Order, Shine, Standardise, Sustain) process
Understanding of production costs to include waste, downtime, scrap and re-work