Date posted

04/12/2017

Location

Hythe, England

Salary

£8.50 upwards DOE

Job Description

Ref: VR/04334

Press Toolmaker

£8.50 upwards DOE

Hythe, Kent

We are working with a leading engineering firm and due to continued growth they are looking to add an Toolmaker to their busy tool room to repair and modify tooling and to assist in the continuous improvement of tooling by means of experience and knowledge. Toolmaking in presswork with an apprenticeship would be preferred.

The ideal candidate should be able to work under their own initiative and have the ability to solve day to day tooling issues and be able to work to tight deadlines.

Knowledge of working in a similar environment is essential for this role as is being a good team player

The main duties will be –

  • Manufacturing jigs, fixtures, and new tools
  • Repair and planned preventative maintenance on existing tools
  • Carry out tool repairs to multistage progression tools and second operation tools and fixtures
  • Modify tooling to improve production
  • To assist in the continuous improvement ideas for making tooling more reliable
  • To assist in the training of apprentices and trainees as required

 

Knowledge and experience on process improvements within manufacturing is required incorporating lean work and 5’s on production lines.

ROBERT FOX

SENIOR RECRUITMENT CONSULTANT

TEL:  01322 293 286

Robert@bridge-recruitment.co.uk

 

 

Contract

Full Time

Category

Engineering & Construction

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