Injection Mould Toolmaker

Summary

Industry:

Tool Making / Tooling

Job Title:

Injection Mould Toolmaker

Job Ref:

SC20-4720

Job Start Date:

ASAP

Location:

Bedfordshire

Job Type:

Injection Mould Toolmaker

Salary Range:

Up to £35K depending on experience

Salary Benefits:

To be discussed at interview

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

Role:

  • Experienced on CAD/CAM software including 3D data manipulation
  • Operate all Standard Toolroom machinery and have experience with various CNC machinery operation and programming
  • Provide technical support to the other functional departments
  • 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

 

Responsibilities:

  • 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

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)