• Location


  • Sector:

    Precision Engineering

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    35000 Per Annum

  • Contact:

    Josie Pike

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    0161 976 3540

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

  • Expiry date:



Night Shift

Monday – Thursday Fixed


£35K + Shift Allowance

Job Purpose: Toolmaker

Responsible for the repair, maintenance and improvement of all tooling in line with production and customer requirements to support business objectives.

Key Responsibilities: Toolmaker

Tooling strip down and diagnosis for repair.

Tooling improvements.

Support the production areas in technical assessment of tooling issues.

Preventive maintenance of tooling

Complete tool reports and ordering of spare parts.

Maintenance data control of moulds.

Polishing of A surface moulds to quality acceptable levels.

Cleaning of tool faces to a quality finish within the moulding machine.

Preventive maintenance of the shop’s machinery.

Implement modifications to moulds if applicable.

Fabrication of fixtures and spare parts for tooling.

Liaise with external tool shops.

Maintain Spare parts system

Maintain tooling standards and enhancements.

Interface with New production tooling manager on new tooling.

Comply with the quality and environment standards procedures and instructions.

Involvement in all activities generated as a result of changes, requirements and/or improvement in the process of the applicable area

Work within 5S (Sort, Set in Order, Shine, Standardize, Sustain) methodology to maintain workplace to a high standard.

Experience & Qualifications: Toolmaker

Considerable Previous tool making experience.

Understanding of engineering drawings.

Understanding of manufacturing processes

Practical hands-on approach to problem solving.

Experience of working to tight production targets.

Understanding of lean manufacturing and 5S

Understanding of production costs to include waste, downtime, scrap and re-work

LEAN Engineering Recruitment Ltd are acting as a 3rd party on behalf of our client. All applications will be held on our database for current and future positions.

We will endeavour to get back to all applicants but if you have not heard from LER within 10 working days then your application has been unsuccessful but please feel free to contact us for an update.