Toolmaker

Employer
A Safe
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
14 Jul 2022

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Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Title: Injection Moulding Tool Makers

Who We Are?

The A-SAFE Group is a rapidly growing and dynamic environment where open mindedness, curiosity and drive are important. As the market leader, the Threesmith Group is determined to hold its position and create opportunities for continued growth and development. We have a true global presence including USA, Japan, Australia, Europe, and UAE.

We are known for our innovation and 'can-do' attitude. A place where talent can thrive and develop as we grow. We invented the first industrial strength polymer safety barrier, revolutionising workplace safety. We've been improving world standards ever since, introducing further advanced safety solutions, including our next generation RackEye IOT safety device.

Global blue-chip companies use our products including Coca-Cola, BMW, Jaguar Land Rover, Amazon, and Heathrow airport to name but a few.

How You Can Help Us

* Help create, maintain and review the routine maintenance schedule for all A-SAFE tooling.

* Help create and maintain a tooling checklist to be used in all routine maintenance activities.

* Monitor tooling spares, ensuring stock is always available.

* Carry out tooling modifications to deliver tangible scrap & process improvements.

* Successfully and quickly diagnose tool failures and any effects on component quality.

* Support all tooling related CAD/CAM activities.

* Support the NPI process for all tooling requirements.

* Assist the Toolroom and Process Engineers in the training and development of apprentices.

* Attend off-site trials as required.

* Liaise with external toolmakers to discuss repairs and modifications.

* Ensure all health, safety and environmental policies are always adhered to.

What We Would Like You to Bring to Our Team

Essential:

* Extensive injection mould toolmaking (Ideally 5 years +) experience.

* Apprentice trained Toolmaker or equivalent experience

* Skilled in the use of manual machinery for tooling repairs and modifications (turret mill, lathe and surface grinder).

* Comfortable working on a shift basis - Ideally continental

* Able to read and interpret engineering drawings.

* Flexible and adaptable in approach with the ability to learn quickly.

* Detailed and meticulous whilst seeing the bigger picture.

* Able to work safely on own initiative and someone who owns problems and finds solutions.

* A team player able to effectively communicate with a range of stakeholders across the business.

Desirable:

* Previous rotational moulding, extrusion & PU elastomer pouring experience.

* Experience of Crane use to manipulate, strip and assemble large moulds up to 40 tonnes.

* Skilled in the use of CNC milling machines for tooling repairs and modifications

* Basic electrical knowledge to enable work on heater elements within moulds.

Our values are at the core of everything we do:

* We are Pioneers

* We are in it Together

* We do the Right Thing

This is a great opportunity to join at a time of rapid growth. We have huge global demand for our products due to our leading-edge safety innovation, with subsidiaries in seventeen countries. We offer a fast-paced, energetic, and creative environment, working with the latest technologies.We are continually investing in our people and offer bespoke training, professional study support and career opportunities for all - whether that's helping you fulfil your potential in your current role or to help you aim even higher, we'll work with you to make sure it happens. To help us maintain this ethos, our 'Grow our own' committed obligation ensures at least 50% of vacancies are filled through internal development and promotion, which can be seen from the success stories on our careers website.

Other group benefits include up to 25 days annual leave (dependent upon role and shift pattern), pension scheme, option to buy holidays scheme and free secure parking.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE. We do not accept speculative agency CVs. Any CV received by us will be treated as a gift and not eligible for an agency fee

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