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Toolmaker (Injection Mould Tooling)

  • Location

    Southampton, United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Engineering & Technology

  • Salary:

    £30,000 - £40,000

  • Contact:

    Daniel Polhill

  • Job ref:

    950

  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-03-17

Injection Mould Toolmaker

Techniche are supporting a Engineering and Technology R&D client with appointing an experienced Toolmaker.

The company specialise in manufacturing Medical Equipment from their large manufacturing facility just outside of Southampton.

This role will be within their R&D department and position in a state of the art tool room and tooling engineering facility.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Manufacture, modification and repair of injection mould tools, jigs and fixtures etc.
  • Interpretation of R&D engineering drawings and 3D CAD models for mould tool making and other ad-hoc applications.
  • Support to the Mould Shop and Production Departments.

Previous Experience:

  • Injection mould tool making, with experience of 3-Axis, and preferably, 5-Axis CAD/CAM milling and EDM and WEDM software.
  • Fully conversant with the use of manual machines (turning, milling, grinding etc.)
  • Programming and machining using a CNC mill, and the use of wire and die sink CNC spark erosion machines.
  • Working to precise tolerances
  • Time served preferred.

Key Skills/Qualities:

  • Attention to detail
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to work on own initiative, and as part of a small team to meet deadlines.
  • Good communication and organisational skills.