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Job Description

Job Title: Toolmaker/ Manager
Reporting to: Factory Manager
Our client is looking for someone to design, manufacture and maintain tooling to support the production of cold pressed components
Daily duties:
• Design and manufacture tools to enable the production of presswork with hand presses, bowers and power presses
• Maintain tools to ensure continued production to drawing
• Assist with the production and maintenance of tooling for CNC machines
• Ensure adherence to stringent quality requirements and processes
• Work in collaboration with the production department to get the tooling set up for manufacture
• Use the ERP system to record hours logged as appropriate
• Work closely with the Quality department to ensure that product and associated paperwork are in line with the expectation
• Ensure workspace remains clean, tidy and safe at all times
• Actively participate in the companies continuous improvement initiatives
• Assist the sales office with method of manufacture and timings for customer quotations
• Work closely with colleagues and the Factory Manager in order to ensure production deadline are adhered to
• Undertake any other reasonable activities as directed by the Factory Manager.

Qualifications/ Attributes/ Experiences.
Mandatory
• Ability to understand and interpret technical drawings
• Good knowledge of CAD packages
• Use of conventional machining and cutting equipment such as millers, lathes, grinders etc
• EDM operation
• Experienced in a range of materials in a tight tolerance environment
• Attention and passion for detail
• Demonstrable use of initiative
• Excellent communication skills
• Positive resilient attitude
• Continuous improvement advocate
Desired
• Experience in aerospace manufacturing environment
• Use of machining centres