Toolmaker – Injection Moulding X 2



Plastic Mouldings / Polymers

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Toolmaker – Injection Moulding X 2

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West Midlands

Job Type:

Toolmaker – Injection Moulding X 2

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To be discussed at interview

Job Overview: Retained by our small but niche new injection mould manufacturer and mould tool maker we are looking for 2 x injection moulding Toolmakers.

Role: As a Toolmaker you will be responsible for the maintenance, service and repair of injection mould tools on site. You must have experience as a Toolmaker within a manufacturing or engineering facility. The ideal candidate will have a strong mechanical aptitude and the desire to learn and develop on their skills as this position can offer growth, stability and security. As a Toolmaker you will ideally have good knowledge of CNC, milling, lathes and grinding. Experience of Tool design is an advantage.

This is an exciting position for a Toolmaker who is keen to join a stable, forward thinking company where they can learn and develop their skills further.


  • Responsibility to lead best practice for the Tooling company’s tool setting
  • Working in accordance with the company’s ISO standards & GMP
  • Ensure that all tools are maintained to a good serviceable standard
  • Identify & deliver improvements (managing “lifted” components)
  • Liaise with external Tool & Engineering part suppliers to manage the tooling program and reduce costs
  • Assist with the commissioning of new tooling for new product introduction
  • Training in best practice and specific functions relating to specific tools for the Setters and Operators
  • Report on tool performance to Factory Manager
  • Develop and work to KPI’s
  • Maintain Tool Performance Maintenance & Repair records

Personal Profile & Experience Requirements:

  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated, work on own initiative
  • Minimum 5 years tool maintenance/making. Ideally die-casting or injection moulding
  • Engineering Qualification/Time Served
  • Competent to program and operate a range of CNC & manual machine centres, mills and surface grinders
  • Computer literate with experience of using MS Excel, MS Word & Power Point
  • Experience of Quality management system
  • Experience of World Class/Lean Manufacturing
  • Demonstrate continuous improvement initiatives
  • Process fault finding and rectification techniques
  • Flexible approach to working hours

Distinct advantages:

  • Experience as a Toolmaker within the injection moulding or die-casting
    tooling industry
  • CAD experience, Solid Works
  • FLT Counterbalance License
  • Experience of HACCP