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£29,000 - £32,000 per annum

Job Description

Ref: VR/05098

Toolroom Engineer

Location: Whitstable

Salary: £29,000 – £32,000 per annum

Our client is a market leading, global, interconnect specialist. This site employs over 200 people and specialises in the design and manufacture of a diverse range of connectors and interconnect products for a highly demanding customer base in the Aerospace, Military and Industrial sectors. 

They are now seeking to recruit a Toolroom Engineer who will help deliver unrivalled levels of excellence.   The successful applicant will be responsible for supporting the in-house requirements of the business for the production of tooling.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Producing new and refurbished tooling and / or making improvements to tooling (both moulding and assembly of products)
  • Developing new and innovative tooling to aid manufacture
  • Carrying out model shop activities for the support of development samples and tooling for NPI
  • Machining tooling to exact tolerances

Essential Qualities include:

  • City and Guilds, or equivalent, qualification in Mechanical Engineering
  • Time served apprenticeship within a tool making environment
  • Experience working as a Toolroom Engineer, Toolroom Technician or Toolmaker
  • Working knowledge and experience of mould tool / press tool manufacture and assembly tool manufacture
  • Knowledge of machining to exacting tolerances using various methods (i.e. grinding, turning and milling, etc)
  • Knowledge of tool manufacture
  • Ability to demonstrate skills required to produce detailed tooling in any of the following: milling, turning, grinding (cylindrical and/or surface), spark eroding and/or bench fitting

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