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Recruitment partner icon Recruitment Partner


Reference number: 81807

Location icon Stevenage, Hertford, Cheshunt, Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Job contract type Full Time (Permanent)
Salary icon £28-35K - Day role, Overtime available
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Company activities icon Injection Moulding, Manufacturing
Deadline icon 31/07/2022

Main responsibilities

Job Overview: Our client, an established injection moulding Toolmaker / Mould Tool designer have retained our services to search for an Injection Toolmaker to join their team.


  • As a Toolmaker, you will be responsible for the Manufacture and modification of Injection mould tools ranging from 0.5 Kg to 2 Tonne in weight, in a modern well-equipped toolroom, with Hurco machining centres, Sodick Wire eroders, Sodick CNC Spark eroders, Jones & Shipman surface grinders.
  • The Toolmaker will have involvement with in house design using Pro Engineer and CAM programming using Powermill


  • The Toolmaker will be responsible for the modification & repair of Injection Mould Tools
  • Manufacture and fitting of new injection mould tools
  • You will be preparing new Mould Tools for Production
  • The Toolmaker will make use of manual milling machines
  • Use of lathes
  • Use of surface and cylindrical grinders
  • Use of manual and CNC spark eroders
  • Use of CNC wire eroder
  • The Toolmaker will be using hand tools such as files, hacksaws and grinders
  • Wiring of Hot runner systems and fault finding

Qualifications/experience required

Experience requirements:

  • You must have experience in maintenance, repair and modification of Injection Mould Tools in a well-equipped modern tool room, and high precision machining
  • You should understand and have experience of fitting and assembly of complex mould tools including their repair
  • Previous experience in manufacturing Injection Mould Tools, using the latest technology in a newly fitted out toolroom would be a distinct advantage
  • Have the ability to work to tight time scales without compromising quality and safety
  • Experience in general toolmaking, manual milling, turning, grinding, EDM Wire and spark erosion and fitting.
  • CNC Machining experience is an advantage
  • Candidate to have the ability to communicate well and be part of a team in a small business

Key Words: “Tooling Technician”, “Tool maker”, Toolmaker, “Mould Tooling”, “Tooling Maintenance”, ”Tooling Engineer”, “Tool Design”, “injection moulding”, “CNC”, “Die Casting”

Due to the sheer volume of applications we receive, we will only contact successful applications. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 10 working days please deem your application as unsuccessful.

For all UK positions candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK

For all other countries you must have a valid working visa and in date passport

Sierra 57 Consult –

Technical Engineering & Manufacturing Recruitment Specialist – Plastics & Packaging

“Sierra 57 Consult Ltd are acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. In compliance with the new regulations (April 2004) in place under the Employment Agencies Act, Sierra 57 Consult will require proof of identification. A current copy of a passport, driving licence, ID card or NI card will be required as part of the registration process. Email and faxed copies are acceptable”.

Sierra 57 Consult has been designed to project manage the mechanics of all aspects concerning the recruitment processes, implementing a simple and succinct method for targeting and introducing bona fide and skilled candidates to reputable clients and potential employers.

If this advertised position does not interest you, please consider our other opportunities by sending your updated CV outlining your achievements and your personal requisites, ie salary, location, job roles.

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