Toolmaker

Company:  CV-Library
Location: Reading
Closing Date: 21/08/2024
Hours: Full Time
Type: Permanent
Job Requirements / Description
Toolmaker Full time – Permanent Days Reading Salary is dependent on experience We are currently recruiting for an Experienced Toolmaker to join our client in their Reading site. Responsibilities: * An experienced toolmaker, preferably with experience of injection moulding tools * To attend to and rectify any faults or damage to moulding tools as directed by the Manager. * To maintain mould tools and to ensure that they are ready for use when required. * To carry out any repairs and modifications to tools as required by customers as and when authorised. * Use of manual milling machines, lathes, cylindrical grinders, manual and CNC spark eroders * Manufacture and fitting of new injection mould tools * Using hand tools such as files, hacksaws and grinders * Ensure that the toolroom equipment is operated in accordance with operating procedures and any faults are reported immediately. * Assist Maintenance Department as and when required. * Ensure that health and safety rules and regulations are always complied with. * Making and assembling new plastic injection moulds to a very high standard. (This involves accurately reading/interpreting highly technical engineering drawings, accurate final grinding of mould parts and the final assembly of complete moulds, all to a very high standard.) * Actively participating in and facilitating continuous improvements to tooling and production methods. * Maintaining and updating relevant documentation. * Working as part of a team to ensure set targets for delivery, quality and efficiency are met. Experience required: * Experience in a similar injection moulding toolmaker role * Multi cavity Mould Tool experience. * Progression Press Tool knowledge. * Detailed working knowledge of the assembly on new high quality mould tools * Use of surface grinding machines * Toolroom inspection equipment and the ability to read and interpret highly technical engineering drawings. By applying for this role you give permission for Purely Recruitment to submit your personal information contained within your CV or any other relevant information provided in order for the prospective employer to review your application for the specific role applied for. Purely recruitment will not submit or use your personal information for any other purposes other than for searching for alternative employment
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