15.81 - 15.81 GBP Hourly + GBP15.81/hour
28 Jan 2019
25 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Job Title: Tool Maker

Job Summary

A world class supplier of automotive components are currently recruiting for a precision and grind tool maker at their midland plant

Responsibilities & Duties:

The role of the tool kaker is to plan, layout and perform machining and bench operations to construct, alter, modify or repair tooling.

* Assist in resolving tooling problems as assigned

* Provide support and technical assistance to setters, operators, general operators across the facility

* Organise and determine work procedures, sequences and methods

* Suitable selection of materials and layout components

* Perform machining operations which may require unusual and complicated set-ups and adaption of tooling to perform work

* Grind special tooling

* Improvise on temporary tooling requirements

* Perform bench operations to construct and finish projects which may involve critical polishing, fitting and aligning

* Set up new or modified tooling in production machines to check and verify appropriateness of tooling

* Use of a wide variety of precision measuring instruments, gauges and devices

* Work from drawings, blueprints, sketches or own concept as to design

* Verify tooling to blueprint


* Accredited Toolmaker Apprenticeship or equivalent training, or 3 to 5 years diversified machine and tool making experience

* Experience in Form Grinding

* Able to read and following drawings and blueprints

* Ability to use precision measuring instruments

* Ability to document machine/tool details from tool components

Benefits & Perks

* Shift pattern is 3 weekly (1st week 6am-2pm, 2nd week 730am-4pm, 3rd week 2pm-10pm).

* Rate: GBP15.81

* Shift premium: 17.5%

* Overtime payable

* Company Gainshare bonus scheme (after successful probationary period)

* Flexible to work weekends or cover if required

* Company pension and benefits scheme

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