Injection Mould Toolmaker

Job Reference: WM-1033

Location: London

Salary: £33,000-£37,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Injection Mould Toolmaker:

We are supporting our client in their search for an Injection Mould Toolmaker, responsible for the maintenance, service and repair of injection mould tools.

Relevant Job Titles:

Toolmaker, Tooling Technician, Mechanical Fitter, Tooling Engineer,

Role Description:

Accountable to the production manager, the Injection Mould Toolmaker will be responsible for maintaining, repairing and manufacturing new plastic injection mould tools and press tools to a very high standard. This involves all aspects of toolmaking from design interpretation to final mould sampling and includes the following:

  • Accurately reading and interpreting technical engineering drawings
  • Operate all Standard Toolroom machinery including milling, drilling, lathe and spark erosion machines
  • Setting up and running CNC vertical milling, lathe and wire eroding machines
  • Final grinding and polishing of each tool after hardening plus the final assembly of complete moulds
  • Fitting and assembly of final mould and press tools
  • Tool setting on injection moulding machines and press
  • Initial sampling and tool modifications
  • Manufacture Jigs & Fixtures, Prototype tooling & parts and Test fixtures to support the manufacturing processes across the facility
  • Active participation and facilitation of continuous improvements to tooling and production methods
  • Maintaining and updating relevant documentation
  • Working as part of a team to ensure set targets for delivery, quality and efficiency are met.
  • Assisting in the training of apprentice toolmakers.

Experience:

In addition to the required professional and technical expertise, candidates will be motivated and flexible with the ability to work on their own initiative. A customer and quality focus is essential. The ability to get on with others and to work as part of a team is also essential as is the ability to work under pressure whilst maintaining a keen eye for detail.

Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK