12 Sep 2017
10 Oct 2017
Contract Type
We are working on behalf of our client, a Tier 1 Automotive supplier who are looking for time served Toolmakers to join them on a permanent basis at their site in Telford area.

You will be responsible for maintaining and constant improvement of all Press Mould Tools. Working within your team and interacting closely with other department members on all aspects of the job to achieve strategic goals.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Ensure all HSE procedures are followed and target KPI's achieved
• Identify and escalate any activity that has the potential to cause harm or damage.
• Carry out duties for the Team Leader in their absence.
• To carry out repair and maintenance of Press and Mould tools to specified drawing data supplied by customer
• Achieve departmental and personal goals
• Actively participate in departmental QC circles and assist if required in cross-functional QC circle activities.
• Understand and promote the "Quality First" philosophy ensuring all current Tool/Die do not affect product quality.
• Recognise and correct abnormal Press/ Mould tool trend and condition and to report to TL/SPV any findings
• Carry out daily equipment inspections where required, i.e. Forklift Overhead Crane, specified lifting equipment.
• Complete all breakdown, PM, Modification data on daily basis where required.
• Complete/achieve Periodic Die maintenance on all Press and Mould Tools = 100%
• Collect data and analyse systematically to resolve problems within area of responsibility (use of breakdown data).
• Adhere to department / company targets including delivery achievement on JTD requisitions and breakdown reduction on Press and Mould Tools.
• Exhibit product knowledge and customer expectations
• Ensure 5s is actively promoted and maintained by all associates.
• Contribute to your own self-development to ensure your knowledge is at an appropriate level,
• Utilise effective communication across all functions.
• Actively contribute to achieve department targets for Quality, productivity, Cost and Delivery.
• Complete/achieve Periodic Die maintenance on all Press and Mould Tools = 100%
• Completion QC circle, once every 6 months - minimum.
• Investigate and repair die breakdowns.
• Attend die Kaizen project meetings as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

• Recognised time served apprenticeship to City and Guilds or ONC Level.
• Extesive knowledge of Press (Progression) and Mould (multi impression) tooling including design and functionality.
• Assembly/Dis-assembly of Press Mould Tools.
• Produce/Finish Press Mould Tools using hand fitting techniques.
• Produce/Repair Tools components by manual machining techniques.
• Have a logical approach to problem solving.
• Read and understand engineering drawings
• Recognise 1 st and 3rd angle methods of projection,
• Knowledge of Hydraulic, Pneumatic and engineering drawings with understanding of geometrical tolerance symbols.
• Basic understanding of relevant HSE legislation - PUWER, LOLER and relevant British Standards. Able to support and communicate with other associates within own and other departments.


• Professional or vocational qualification in Maintenance Management (CMI level 3, NVQ
• Experience of automotive manufacturing standards