• Location

    Swansea, Wales

  • Sector:

    Permanent Division

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  • Salary:

    Up to £30000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Gemma Atwick

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Our client is a well-established manufacturing company based in the Swansea area. Due to their growth, they are seeking an experienced Toolmaker to work in a busy tool room servicing press tools, assembly jigs and fixtures.


As a Toolmaker you must be able to read engineering drawings, be able to use a wide variety of measuring equipment and can operate tool room equipment such as lathes, milling machines and surface grinders. Knowledge of CNC and EDM wire cutting would also be a distinct advantage.

Main duties:

* To repair, maintain, modify and improve a wide range of press tooling from 25 to 250 tonne presses.

* Ensure all work is undertaken to a high-quality standard and adheres to all quality standard regulations.

* Ensure company targets are met in respect of quality of parts produced

* Consistently satisfy and exceed production targets.

* Follow closely all the relevant Work Procedures.

* Ensure the safety and productivity of the workstation is maintained.

* Contribute to the effectiveness of the company through continuous improvement.


* MUST be time served or have a recognised apprenticeship as a Toolmaker, Die Maintenance Technician, Machining Technician or equivalent or have several years' experience in one of these roles.

* Understanding of engineering drawings

* Understanding manufacturing processes

* Knowledge of measurement equipment

* Able to work both alone and as part of a team

* Numerate and able to write reports

* Good communication skills

* Mechanical aptitude

* Able to work with minimum supervision and to timescales

* Good mechanical and engineering knowledge

* Health and Safety issues and codes of practice relevant to the industry

Hours of work: 6am to 2pm, 2pm to 10pm