Injection Mould Toolmaker



Plastic Mouldings / Polymers

Job Title:

Injection Mould Toolmaker

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Injection Mould Toolmaker

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Day Role

Job Overview: Retained exclusively by our client, we are looking to strengthen their manufacturing team with the appointment of an experienced Injection Mould Toolmaker


Job Overview: Retained exclusively by our client, we are looking to strengthen their manufacturing team with the appointment of an experienced Injection Mould Toolmaker




An advantage but not essential as training provided:


  • Experienced on CAD/CAM software including 3D data manipulation. (solidworks experience preferred but not essential)

  • Operate all Standard Toolroom machinery and have experience with various CNC machinery operation and programming

  • Provide technical support to the other functional departments


    MUST be able to:

  • Perform all aspects of plastic injection mould tool requirements, maintenance, repair and modifications.

  • Manufacture Jigs & Fixtures, Prototype tooling & parts and Test fixtures to support the manufacturing processes across the facility.



  • To safely use and maintain all tool room equipment used in accordance with current Health and Safety legislation and company 5S guidelines and to ensure others in the tool room adhere likewise.

  • To accurately manufacture prototypes and product samples, jigs, fixtures in accordance with given work schedules, prioritising work as necessary, using appropriate CAD/CAM systems when required.

  • ·To maintain/ repair and modify production mould tools in accordance with company guidelines

  • To work as a team to fully assist all functions within the Facility

  • Use initiative to assist and introduce new methods for assembly and manufacture, communicating these as necessary.

  • To problem solve moulding related tooling issues and make improvements to allow tool functionality or improve process issues.


    Experience Requirements:

  • Time served apprenticeship desired

  • Proven Experience of at least 5 years in a role

  • Qualification in Mechanical Engineering (desired)

  • MIG/TIG welding cert

  • Experience of hot runner systems preferably Yudo (desired)

  • Experience of multi-cavity tools (desired)

  • Experience with CNC milling, CNC lathes and EDM (desirable)



Key Words: “Tooling Technician”, Toolmaker, “Tool Maker”,“Mould Tooling”, “Tooling Maintenance”, “injection moulding”




Due to the sheer volume of applications we receive, we will only contact successful applications. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 10 working days please deem your application as unsuccessful.




For all UK positions candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK




For all other countries you must have a valid working visa and in date passport




Sierra 57 Consult

Technical Engineering & Manufacturing Recruitment Specialist – Plastics & Packaging



Sierra 57 Consult Ltd are acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. In compliance with the new regulations (April 2004) in place under the Employment Agencies Act, Sierra 57 Consult will require proof of identification. A current copy of a passport, driving licence, ID card or NI card will be required as part of the registration process. Email and faxed copies are acceptable”.


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