Toolmaker – Willcox Matthews Ltd – City of Kingston upon Hull

Willcox Matthews Ltd

Toolmaker – Job Summary:
We’re supporting our client, a leading global Injection Moulding manufacturer based in Hull, who are looking for a Toolmaker to join their growing team. The successful Toolmaker will have experience of Injection Moulding, Hot runner systems and working in a Toolroom environment.
Salary: £Excellent
Benefits: To be discussed at interview
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Hull
Job Start date: ASAP
Responsibilities:
* To ensure that company policies on such matters as health and safety, housekeeping, etc are always followed, with the target being ‘ZERO’ accidents
* To ensure regular mould maintenance is carried out to the highest standard.
* To diagnose mould problems/issues, investigating the possible causes and putting the necessary solutions in place to fix them.
* To maintain and repair hot runner systems including Husky, Moldmaster & Manner.
* To train and develop the skills needed for Mould Maintenance to other members of the Team including Apprentices.
* Liaise with the Production and Process Departments, especially where we have quality issues with moulds/closures.
* Ability to read engineering drawings and to manufacture parts working to tight tolerances.
* Preferred but not essential to operate manual machines such as lathes, milling machines, cylindrical grinding machines & surface grinding machines.
* Preferred but not essential to be able to programme and operate CNC machinery such as lathes, milling machines and cylindrical grinding machines working from engineering drawings or samples provided and using controls such as Heidenhain and Fanuc.
* Ensure that all working areas are kept clean, tidy & organised utilising 5S methods.
About You:
Experience and Qualifications (preferred but not essential)
* Time served Toolmaking or Engineering apprenticeship.
* Minimum of 3 years’ experience working in a Toolroom or Engineering environment.
* Should be familiar with injection moulding, experience with closure moulds would be an advantage.
* Previous experience of CNC machines, lathes, cylindrical grinding and milling is desirable but not essential.
Person Specification & Behaviours
* Self-driven, with a positive attitude and a proactive outlook
* Approachable and flexible with a can-do attitude
* Work efficiently independently and under own supervision as well as part of a Team.
* Should be a good team player that works logically and methodically and is receptive to ideas.
* Focused on meeting challenging deadlines
Job Application:
If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply with your full CV – or call us now. Whilst this position may not be of interest to you or suit your skills and experience, please don’t hesitate to get in contact with a member of the team at Willcox Matthews to understand how we can support you.
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