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Injection Mould Toolmaker

Job Title: Injection Mould Toolmaker
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leicestershire
Salary: 30000 - 35000
REF: imt/leicester
Contact Name: Gavin Avis
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 3 years ago

Job Description

Function: To manufacture precision mould-tools using manual and CNC machines

  • Responsible for the manufacture of high precision mould tools
  • Repair and maintenance of insert moulding tools and bolsters
  • Programming, setting and operation of our state of the art CNC sparking, wire and machining centres
  • Maintain high levels of housekeeping

Profile / Skills: 

  • Experienced in High precision Milling, Drilling, surface grinding, sparking (Sodick) and wiring (Sodick)
  • Understanding and experience of fitting and assembly of complex mould tools including their repair
  • Significant experience in the high precision mould tool manufacture
  • Ability to work to tight time scales without compromising quality and safety
  • CNC programming experience would be advantageous especially in Edgecam, Visi, or Mazitrol
  • Experience of tool design, continuous improvement, and 5S would be advantageous
  • Must be self-motivated, adaptable and organised and be able to use your own initiative
  • A positive can do attitude is encouraged and embraced                       

Targets / KPI’s: 

  • Repair and refurbishment of tools within agreed timescales
  • Manufacture of new tooling on time, on cost and to quality standard