Toolmaker

Job Title: Toolmaker
Job Reference: HQ/NH56053ALL

Location: Northampton
Job Type: Permanent

Salary:
£30000 per annum
Sector: Engineering

Posted 15 days ago

We have an exciting opportunity for a Toolmaker to join a Northamptonshire Plastic Extrusion manufacturer.  
This successful, medium sized business has very much of personal, family feel to it and you will join a small team of specialist tooling technicians  

The Role:
Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, you will be responsible for the repair & modification of Extrusion tooling / dies.  
   
Daily Duties:  
   
- Maintenance and upkeep of extrusion dies and Calibrator sets.  
- Using various methods of repair including the use of; Lathes, Milling machines, Surface grinders and Bench tools.  
- Organising and liaising with external tooling companies and precision engineers for specialist repairs.  
- Support and Input to new designs and tooling specifications  
    
The Candidate
Experienced Toolmaker with relevant qualification
Plastic tooling experience
Friendly character with a good work ethic
 
Salary commensurate with skills and experience

Julie Alton

Introducing...

Julie Alton

Managing Director

I know that it may sound cliché, but recruitment really is my passion. I have worked in Engineering Recruitment since 1993 and always strive to be known for providing quality recruitment solutions. In an industry where reputation is foremost, I have aimed to maintain a high-quality, honest-service approach throughout all of my roles.

In 2000 I was approached to join the Simon Holdings Group, with a view to extending their Technical Recruitment presence into the Midlands, thereby complementing the progress of their Jenrick Engineering brand in the South since 1967.

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