Toolmaker - Opportunity for business ownership

Job Title: Toolmaker - Opportunity for business ownership
Job Reference: LB/HQ00057422_1

Location: Basildon
Job Type: Permanent

£35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits: Progression to Business Ownership / 25 + 8 Hols / Pension
Sector: Engineering

Posted 1 day ago

If you are a dynamic, self-motivated Injection Mould Toolmaker that wants to work under your own direction and due to pending retirement have the opportunity to become a business owner in the future, then this opportunity is not to be missed!!!

You will work within a small, friendly team in the Basildon area who take injection mould tools from design and development all the way through to test and commissioning before being sent to the customer. This diverse Engineering role will cover all elements along the way.

Working on tools supplied to primarily the Automotive, Aerospace and Healthcare industries you will provide high quality, innovative engineered solutions to add maximum value to the business’ customers.

The Toolmaker Role:

- Manufacturing new injection mould tools (Typically 1 - 8 cavity tools) 
- Repairing and refurbishing production tools
- The Tooling Engineer will commission new tools in the injection mould shop and get them run ready for customers.  (Working on 20 - 500 tonne machines)
- Using machinery including Spark eroding / Wire Eroding / CNC Machining / Surface and Cylindrical grinding. 

The Successful Toolmaker Candidate: 

- Excellent understanding of Injection mould tooling fundamentals (Hot runner technology would be advantageous)

- It is essential you are genuinely self-motivated and able to handle issues that may arise during a Tooling development life-cycle.

- Strong ability to prioritise your working day.  Whilst you will have support and report to people on site, you will not be supervised in the traditional method.  

- Confident to use all Engineering workshop tools and equipment including: EDM, CNC Machining, Manual Milling, Manual Lathe, Surface grinding and Cylindrical grinding.

- Apprentice trained or at least qualified within an Engineering discipline and significant relevant experience.   

This is an excellent opportunity to join a fantastic company which you can grow to become an integral member of and ultimately owner within the next 5 to 10 years.

If you are interested in this role or wish to find out more, please immediately apply via the job board link.
Julie Alton


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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