Tool Maker

DescriptionWe are recruiting for an experienced Tool Maker for our client based in Hythe.
Our Clients tool room is focussed on the scheduling and efficient manufacture and on time delivery of products to meet both internal and external customer needs
The department is consistently striving to work to best practice and lean manufacturing methodologies
The Purpose of the role
The Tool Maker is responsible for the repair and modification of tooling
The Tool Maker needs to ensure that all work carried out is of good quality and meets the needs of both design and production in its functionality
The Tool Maker will also be required to assist in the continuous improvement of tooling by means of experience and knowledge gained from the history of past problems and tool repairs
The Tool Maker must ensure that all work schedules and work completed are done in order to satisfy customer demands whilst enabling the delivery of high quality components.
Key Skills and Experience
* To repair, manufacture and modify tooling, jigs and fixtures
* The tooling must meet the needs of both design and production in its functionality
* To assist in the continuous improvement of tooling
* The use of various machine tools
* The regular use of lifting equipment
* Attention to detail
* Good organisational skills
* Good communication skills
* Problem solving ability
* A flexible approach
Key accountabilities
* Manufacture of new tooling
* To carry out tool repairs as required
* To modify tool repairs in accordance with design and customer requirements
* To assist in continuous improvement ideas for making tooling more reliable
* To ensure serviceability and safety of all equipment and machines used within the section
* Assist in the training of apprentices and trainees as required
* To ensure that you are working to the correct methods
* To control the quality of your work
* Is responsible for the quality and control of work in his / her section
* To be responsible for the health & safety in the area
* Make necessary decisions to achieve the required results within agreed timescales, policies and procedures
* To be responsible for the cleanliness of your work area
This is a full time permanent position working 39 hours per week.
Monday- Thursday [Apply online only], Friday [Apply online only] with great company benefits.
If you feel that you match this job them please apply
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Negotiable
Hythe, Kent
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Contract TypePermanentAdded21dID907259