Tool Room Bench Hand

Hockley, Birmingham
17 May 2018
14 Jun 2018
Contract Type

The role:


To build, repair and maintain complex multi-stage progression press tools to fine tolerances, with the target of enabling them to run successfully “first-time” in a production environment utilising Bruderer high speed presses. The successful applicant will have experience of high volume, precision press toolmaking, utilising tungsten carbide modules, and can exhibit exceptional organisational skills. 


Key Responsibilities:


* Building and developing new press tools – progression and single stage - feeding back into Designs to update and improve technical drawings and documentation.

* Producing new tools, repairs and maintenance to pre-determined standard times and estimates.

* Using recognised problem solving techniques to analyse tool problems.

* Strip and rebuild of tools for maintenance/ repair and re-grind.

* Organising logistics for Spares/ repairs. 

* Analysis and actioning of tool problems in Production. 

* Management of the tool tryout process. 

* Mentoring of trainees and apprentices. 

* Promoting and utilising the Company’s Health & Safety requirements.

* Championing the use of appropriate PPE.

* Promoting and striving to improve 5s Standards. 


Knowledge, Skills and Experience:



* Apprentice trained.

* Appropriate Craft or Technician Qualification.

* Flexible, adaptable and multi-skilled.

* Good communication, planning and scheduling skills.

* Attention to detail.

* Ability to read, translate and feedback technical information.

* Good numeracy and literacy skills.

* A “team” player.

* Ability to work successfully on own initiative.


* Previous Press toolmaking experience.

* Previous experience of working with Tungsten Carbide tooling.

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