Plastic Injection Mould Toolmaker

  • Job Reference: JW002
  • Date Posted: 6 January 2022
  • Recruiter: MP Recruitment Group
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  • Location: Oxford
  • Salary: £25,000
  • Sector: Engineering, Manufacturing Operations, Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Overall Purpose

To carry out any work or duties delegated by the Technical Projects Manager or Toolroom Supervisor, safely, in the correct way, and to the high standard required and on time.

Principal Accountabilities and Requirements

  • Manufacture new injection mould tools from technical drawings and 3D cad data to a high level of workmanship in an efficient and cost effective manner.
  • Minimum of 5 years plastic injection mould tool experience required.
  • Apprentice trained toolmaker.
  • CNC experience.
  • Cad/Cam experience.
  • Fully hardened steel production tools.
  • Experience with Hot runner systems / Valve gates and manifolds.
  • Repair, modify and maintain existing production tooling.
  • Operate all toolroom plant and machinery safely ensuring necessary protective clothing and equipment is used at all times.
  • Maintain a high standard of cleanliness in the toolroom.
  • Suggest any possible improvements to tooling or processes, for assessment by Technical Projects Manager or Toolroom Supervisor.
  • Log completed tool maintenance and repair work using the systems and databases provided.
  • Ensure correct marking and labelling of tools.
  • Be proactive in suggesting improvements in productivity and efficiency, part of our continual improvement program (CIP).
  • Good housekeeping (5S) - ensure that the factory and surrounding areas are kept tidy and within health and safety guidelines.

Please note: Only candidates with the relevant skills and experience will be contacted regarding this position. If you do not hear back from us within 5 days you have unfortunately been unsuccessful in your application for this position, however we may contact you in the future to discuss other opportunities.

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the job.