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Employer:  Randstad
Industry:  Civil and Structural
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Cannock
Post Code:  WS11
Salary:  £ 13 - £ 15.57 per hour, shift allowance & overtime
21/10/2016 00:31
Toolmaker position currently available working for a leading first tier automotive supplier based in Staffordshire working on a permanent basis offering a competitive salary. As a toolmaker you will be responsible for carrying out repairs and maintenance to all tooling including dies, jigs and fixtures within predetermined timescales. You will also be required to carry out any other duties, including overtime, relevant to the post which may arise thus ensuring a comprehensive and flexible service to the business and the department. This position will be working a 39 hour week across a 3 shift pattern and overtime will be essential.

Key Tasks/Responsibilities

* Must complete all tool notes without fail.
* Carry out effective maintenance and repairs so there is not an indirect effect on cost depreciation value of tools.
* Must complete all work within set timescales dictated by production/customer requirements. All completed work must be logged on the Tooling Repair Request note and the appropriate Tooling Record is updated.
* Evaluate each individual job to determine whether it can be repaired in Press or whether this must be removed to Toolroom for essential maintenance and repair work.
* Communicate effectively with shift managers and press technicians to ensure all issues are resolved correctly and in a timely manner.
* Estimate the length of time required to completely a job and plan ahead for any issues that may arise to ensure you are working within the required timescales.

Skills, Qualifications and Experience necessary

* Apprentice trained with an engineering qualification.
* Previous experience in fault finding within the role.
* Strong written and verbal communication skills.
* Previously operated potentially dangerous machinery.
* Strong understanding of Health and Safety in the workplace.
* Experience in the following:

* Die dismantling
* Crane slinging
* Gas spring maintenance and repair
* Tool polishing
* Mig, Tig and Arc welding

Skills, Behaviours and Attributes desirable

* Ideally has experience in transfer and progression press tooling.
* Forklift truck and overhead cranes licenses are desirable, but not necessary.
* Experience in some or all of the below equipment is desirable:

* Surface Grinding machines
* Cylindrical Grinding machines
* Lathes
* Milling machines
* Pedestal Drilling machines
* Radial Drilling machines
* Jig Boring machines
* Hand Held Power tools
* Various Hand Held manual tools
* Sine bars
* Slip gauges
* Micrometers
* Height gauges

* Must be an effective communicator with strong interpersonal skills, open to change and have a can-do approach.
* Highly organised with the ability to effectively manage time and prioritise workload.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.
Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.
For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.

qualification Apprentice trained with an engineering qualification.
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