The Injection Mould Toolmaker will be responsible for maintaining, repairing and manufacturing new plastic injection mould tools. The role will involve all aspects of toolmaking from design interpretation to final mould sampling and includes the following:
Accurately reading and interpreting technical engineering drawings
Operate all Standard Toolroom machinery including milling, drilling, lathe and spark erosion machines
Setting up and running CNC vertical milling, lathe and wire eroding machines
Final grinding and polishing of each tool after hardening plus the final assembly of complete moulds
Fitting and assembly of final mould and press tools
Tool setting on injection moulding machines and press
Initial sampling and tool modifications
Manufacture Jigs & Fixtures, Prototype tooling & parts and Test fixtures to support the manufacturing processes across the facility
Active participation and facilitation of continuous improvements to tooling and production methods
Maintaining and updating relevant documentation
Working as part of a team to ensure set targets for delivery, quality and efficiency are met.
Assisting in the training of apprentice toolmakers.
Salary – £35k – £37k
Hours – 39 hours per week, Mon – Fri