Toolmaker – Injection Moulding X 3



Tool Making / Tooling

Job Title:

Toolmaker – Injection Moulding X 3

Job Ref:


Job Start Date:



West Midlands

Job Type:

Toolmaker – Injection Moulding X 3

Salary Range:


Salary Benefits:

Day role with optional extensive O/T across nights & weekends

Job Overview: Working closely with a niche new injection moulding tool maker due to extensive new business orders I am looking for 3 x injection moulding Toolmakers.

As a Toolmaker you will be responsible for the production, maintenance, service and repair of injection mould tools on site.
You must have experience as a Toolmaker within a CNC, die-casting or injection moulding toolroom
The ideal candidate will have a strong mechanical aptitude and the desire to learn and develop upon 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.
Whilst this is a day role, the overtime is extensive enough to earn £40K+.


  • Responsibility to lead best practice for the Tooling company’s tool schedules
  • 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 CNC, 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 working to a 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 is essential, ie interpretation of technical
  • FLT Counterbalance License
  • Experience of HACCP