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Toolmaker/ Toolmaker Improver Full/Part Time

Toolmaker/ Toolmaker Improver Full/Part Time

Reference number: 11108

Location icon Ashford, Kent
Job contract type Full Time (Permanent)
Salary icon Dependent on experience
Company icon Plasticom Ltd
Company activities icon Toolmaking and Injection Moulding
Deadline icon 31/07/2022

Main responsibilities

An exciting opportunity has arisen for Toolmaker/ Improver within a well-established company in the heart of Kent. The position will report to the Directors/ Toolmaker Supervisor.

  • Repair, maintenance, fault finding, tool approval and modification of new and existing tooling.
  • To work in accordance with Health & Safety regulations, department procedures and company policy.
  • Actively participate in and facilitate continuous improvement on tooling.
  • To maintain and update relevant documentation.
  • To work as part of a team to ensure cell targets for delivery, quality and efficiency are met.
  • To repair & maintain injection mould tools to specified tolerances.
  • To design, manufacture and repair special-purpose tools.

Qualifications/experience required

  • The candidate will have a minimum of 1-2 years in the tool room in Plastic injection moulding and ideally completed the apprenticeship too.
  • Time served with toolmaking experience in a plastic injection moulding industry.
  • Experience with all toolmaking machinery is essential.
  • Good bench hand skills.
  • Confident with detailed drawings.
  • Knowledge of CNC Milling/Sparking systems would be advantageous but not essential.
  • Salary/ Hours to be agreed.

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