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Lead Toolmaker - Redditch

General Manufacturing - Engineering
Ref: 1106 Date Posted: Tuesday 24 Sep 2019
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Recruit 12 is currently seeking a proactive Lead Toolmaker to join one of the UK’s largest manufacturer of various fasteners, serving industries such as Motorsport, Aerospace, Defence, Rail and Agricultural. The successful candidate will be fully conversant with the manufacture, maintenance and repair of single – op and progression press tools. This is a full time, permanent positon working a day shift, with an early finish on Friday afternoons.  This position offers an overall package of £30,000 with extensive overtime available. 

As a Lead Toolmaker, your duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Producing tooling press and progression press tools up to 80 tonne
  • Offer design input on new tooling or tool redesigns
  • Trouble shoot multi-stage and single-op press tools
  • Mentoring less experienced Toolmakers and apprentices
  • Assist other Toolmakers with tooling issues and fault diagnosis

To be successful as a Lead Toolmaker, you must be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

  • Time served or apprentice trained
  • Able to produce jigs and fixtures
  • Experienced with all conventional machining methods
  • Experience with CNC Millers and Surface Grinders would be advantageous  
  • Possess a high attention to detail
  • Ability to work well within a team environment is key

This position is based in Redditch and is easily accessible from Bromsgrove, Worcester, Birmingham and Solihull.

If you are seeking a new opportunity and you believe you have what it takes to be a successful Lead Toolmaker, please apply immediately.