Tool Setter

Job Reference: WM - 2178

Location: Essex

Salary: £30,000 - £35,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Tool Setter


  • Carry out line clearance at end of production in preparation for next tooling.
  • Safely remove and refit tooling to presses in accordance with company procedures.
  • Carry process adjustments and full set ups.
  • Prove tooling and troubleshoot machine and process before handing to production lines.
  • Liaise with operational staff to understand tooling related issues.
  • Liaise with Quality engineers for product improvement.
  • To be flexible in a “breakdown” scenario.
  • All employees are required to maintain safe working practices by adhering to the Health and Safety policies of the company in place at any given time.

About You:


  • Qualified to NVQ LVL2 in polymer process or equivalent
  • Clear and proven experience in a technical/setting environment
  • Knowledge of plastics processing and machine setting of Injection moulding machines.
  • Able to compile setting and fault finding instructions.
  • Confident in challenging existing practices and looking for continuous improvement in all areas of work.

Job Application:

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply to send a copy of your full CV – or call us now.

Whilst this position may not be of interest to you or suit your skills and experience, please don’t hesitate to get in contact with a member of the team at Willcox Matthews to understand how we can support you.

We receive a large number of applications for all of our positions – Therefore, if you have not received a response within 10 working days, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful on this occasion.


Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK