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    £25 per hour

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    Matt Johnson

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Job title: Toolmaker      

Salary Range: £25.00 per hour

Hours: Days or 2 Shifts with overtime paid at a premium    

Location: Yate, Bristol  

6 month rolling contract maybe leading to permanent working for a leading manufacturing client    

A Toolmaker is required with knowledge of working with high precision components and press toolmaking. Toolmakers with experience of traditional methods and manual machining will be well received.  

Due to ongoing workload this client based in Yate, Bristol requires an experienced, dynamic, leading Toolmaker to work a shift pattern on a 6 month rolling contract with a view maybe to go permanent. As the Toolmaker, you will be required to:

  • Repair and maintain press tools, die repairs
  • Routine servicing and regrinding of tools
  • Attend breakdowns, identify fault and problem solve at the press with minimal downtime to aid production
  • Evaluate each job and determine if it can be repaired in press or must be removed to Tool Room for essential maintenance and repair work
  • Estimate length of time required to complete a job and likely consequences of failure to complete work within required timescales
  • Identify and escalate any activity that has the potential to cause harm or damage
  • Report breakdown root causes, equipment faults and concerns to management

The Toolmaker should have the following skills or experience:

  • Tooling dies, jigs, fixtures and fittings for press tools, CNC equipment in line with production and customer requirements to support business objectives
  • GCSE Level A-C, IVQ Technician certificate, BTec first certificate or equivalent NVQ level 2 qualification
  • Considerable Previous tool making experience
  • Practical hands-on approach to problem solving
  • Experience of working to tight production targets

This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with the background of Toolmaking. In return for your experience, this Yate, Bristol based company will offer you:

  •  6 month rolling contract position with a view of a permanent contract   
  • £25.00 per hour
  • Days or shift pattern with overtime paid at a premium
  • Great working conditions

Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge and experience of Toolmaking and want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Toolmaker position, please contact Matt Johnson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446116

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

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