tooling technician in telford

11 June 2019
jacob starling, randstad cpe
job type
£ 28,000 - £ 32,000 per year, Generous Shift Balance
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telford, west midlands
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job type
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£ 28,000 - £ 32,000 per year, Generous Shift Balance
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jacob starling, randstad cpe

job description

Tooling Technician

The opportunity to join a leading automotive manufacturing business as a core part of their business. Working out of their state-of-the-art facilities you will have the opportunity to work using the latest machinery to produce innovative materials.


* Competitive salary
* Shift balance
* Annual salary reviews
* Excellent progression opportunities
* Growing team
* State-of-the-art facilities with Air Conditioning & WiFi connectivity throughout

Duties & Responsibilities

* Preparation and maintenance of existing tooling according to requirements.
* Effectively identifying day to day tooling issues and implementing corrective action where required.
* Cleaning of all production tooling to ensure on time delivery and schedule adherence goals are met.
* Ensuring all tooling is safe and production ready at the time required for production use, following correct preventative maintenance (PM) process.
* Supporting coordination of engineering changes and supporting maintenance of spare parts.
* Preparing and testing tools by laying out / setting up / machining.
* May design / make tools / templates to produce prototype parts of various materials including generating bill of material and complete fabrication and validation.
* Verifying conformance of machined and/or repaired tools to specifications by checking dimensions / clearances / alignments.
* May make parts of various plant machines and tools as required.
* Fits and assembles parts and test completed tools for proper operation.
* Sets up and carefully monitors tools and performs inspections prior to removing tooling from the machine.
* Follow up repair work by seeking feedback from the production and quality departments and completing a record of the work undertaken.

Qualifications & Experience

* Preferably from Plastic Injection background
* Time served apprentice in relevant discipline.
* Excellent hand tool skills. (hand tools will be supplied)
* Ability to read and understand engineering drawings.
* Experience in working with Toolroom equipment including overhead cranes.
* Experience in Inspection equipment (micrometer, height indicator, etc.),
* Experienced in using milling machine, lathe, surface grinder, bench grinder, rockiniser etc.
* Ability to follow and execute the preventative maintenance program.
* Experience in manufacturing environment.

A great opportunity to join a leading business and play a key role.

PLEASE NOTE: This position is shift based, offering both a day and night shift patterns. The shift balance reflects this. All working weeks are Monday-Friday (Night shift finishing Saturday morning).

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Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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educational requirements

automotive engineering