Skip to content
+44 1289 332 641 —


Job Location: Portsmouth Portsmouth

Salary: £14 - £15,50 per hour


We have a job vacancy for fully skilled and experienced Toolmaker. The job role we are primarily looking for is a traditional ‘bench’ toolmaker rather than a CNC machinist.

The role will comprise of: –

Manufacture of new tooling.

Modification and repair of existing production tooling.

Mouldshop support.

Manufacture of bespoke Jigs and Fixtures for in-house use.

The toolmaker will be required to work between 8.00am and 4.30pm Mon -Thurs and 8.00am and 3.30pm on Fridays with a half hour lunch break inclusive. We offer 25 days per annum holiday plus bank holidays. Rate of pay is negotiable dependent upon skills and experience. We require the toolmaker to have a flexible attitude towards hours and overtime. There will be a regular requirement for the toolmaker to work overtime to satisfy lead times and production demands. We pay 1 + 1/3 for weekday overtime and 1 + 1/2 for Saturday working.

The toolmaker will be required to use / do the following: –

Ability to read and interpret tool drawings and GA’s

Ability to read and interpret component drawings

Manual Vertical Mills

Manual lathe

Manual Surface Grinders

Advantageous but not essential

CNC Lathe (Siemens control)

CNC 3 axis Mills (Siemens and Heidenhain control)

CNC EDM (Sodick)

CNC Wire Eroder (Sodick)

CNC Hole Burner (Agie Charmilles)

CAM experience

Applications are treated confidentially.

Salary will depend on skills and experience, approx. between £14 and £15.50 per hour.

Apply Now

Click or drag a file to this area to upload.