Job Title; Toolmaker

Key Skills; Toolmaker; Factory Operative; Eye for detail; Machine Operation

Salary; £24,000 – £26,000 per annum

Shift Pattern; 8.00am – 5.00pm, Monday – Thursday, 8.00am – 4.00pm Friday

Location;  South Leicestershire

Commutable from; Leicester, Wigston, Oadby, Countesthorpe, Kibworth, Market Harborough, Desford, Lutterworth

Our client is looking to recruit a skilled Toolmaker for their established manufacturing facility based in the South of Leicestershire. This is an excellent opportunity to forge a career with an established company.

The Role;

  • Daily use of manual engineering machines, centre lathe, milling machine, surface grinders and general fitting skills
  • Use of Autocad or similar CAD tools to interrogate designs where required
  • Carry out tool repairs to multistage progression tools and second operation tools and fixtures
  • Modifications of existing tools, where required, to improve production processes
  • Assist in the company continuous improvement programs
  • Fault find in multistage progressive tooling
  • Aiding the design and manufacture of punch tools for various types of press tool equipment
  • Involved in the repair and preventative maintenance of existing tooling
  • Responsible for inspecting finished product to Engineering Drawings
  • Ensure the work area is kept clean and tidy and safe working practices are adopted
  • Any other duties as required by the team leader and engineering plan

The Candidate;

  • Previous Plastic Injection Moulding experience beneficial
  • An engineering apprenticeship would be advantageous, preferably as a toolmaker, or equivalent training
  • Previous experience in milling, turning, grinding and fitting skills
  • Able to work from drawings and to specific Standards
  • Comfortable operating machinery
  • Computer literate
  • Good communication skills as working within a team

The Benefits; 

  • Weekly pay
  • Free car parking
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Possibility of permanent positions available for the right candidates
  • Canteen facilities
  • Overtime available
  • Immediate Starts Available
  • Local Interviews Arranged

If you are interested in this opportunity please apply directly through this website or call 0116 277 9854. If you have not been contacted within 14 days of your application please assume that you have not been successful. We will, however, retain your application for any future roles for which you may be suitable.

This position is advertised on behalf of Jacob Thomas Associates. We have a variety of other permanent and temporary positions available ranging from Supply Chain, Logistics, Administration, Sales, Secretarial, Finance & Accounts, Customer Services, I.T. Engineering and Driving.

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