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Job Title: Toolmaker
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Whitchurch, Hampshire
Salary: 30000 - 30000
REF: 449
Contact Name: Fraser Evans
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 3 years ago

Job Description

Toolmaker - Circa £30,000

Our well-established and expanding client based in Whitchurch are currently recruiting for an experienced Toolmaker.

Toolmaker Role and Accountabilities

The post holder will be accountable to the Toolroom Manager.

Making and assembling new plastic injection moulds to a very high standard (this involves accurately reading/interpreting highly technical engineering drawings, accurate final grinding of mould parts and the final assembly of complete moulds, all to a very high standard)
Actively participating in and facilitating 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

Experience and Competencies Required

In addition to the required professional and technical expertise, candidates will be motivated and flexible with the ability to work on their own initiative
A customer and quality focus is essential
The ability to get on with others and to work as part of a team is also essential as is the ability to work under pressure whilst maintaining a keen eye for detail
Toolmaking apprenticeship
Proven post apprenticeship experience in a similar mould toolmaking company
Detailed working knowledge of the assembly on new high quality mould tools and the use of surface grinding machines, Toolroom inspection equipment and the ability to read and interpret highly technical engineering drawings
Experience of multi-cavity tooling with hot runner systems is highly desirable


An appropriate qualification (e.g. HNC/D in Production and Mechanical Engineering or NVQ equivalent etc.) is desirable as is good computer skills and Mathematics at GCSE Grade C or above