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Injection Mould Toolmaker

Job Location: Newcastle Tyne and Wear

Salary: £35k - £37k

Injection Mould Toolmaker

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

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