Tool Maker/Maintenance Engineer

Job Description

Tool Maker/Maintenance Engineer

£28K - £32K

Woking

Permanent

Our client based in Woking…

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Tool Maker/Maintenance Engineer

£28K - £32K

Woking

Permanent

Our client based in Woking requires an experienced Tool Maker/Maintenance Engineer.

The purpose of this role is to support the Press & Fabrication’s Manager in all aspects of tooling, machine/equipment breakdown, special projects, including the facilities upkeep and maintenance.

The ideal candidate will be largely positioned in the Tool Room where they will be operating manual and semi-CNC controlled machines,

Having a keen eye for detail, you will be expected to plan your work efficiently to meet the needs of your internal customers (Press Shop, Fabrication, Assembly, R&D, Facilities) and manage external contractors to achieve key dates whilst maintaining the highest quality of workmanship.

Being mechanically biased, with experience gained from a tool making environment, including a sound understanding of Power Press machine processing is key.

Working hours as follows, with flexibility required:

Mon to Thu 07:45 – 12:00 and 12:30 - 16:30

Fri 07:45 – 11:45

Core duties:

  • Review daily Tool Room & Facilities plan/targets, highlighting critical paths and/or concerns to Line Manager.
  • Maintain current tooling and ancillary spares to support production and R&D activities.
  • Management of contractors where larger tooling jobs are outsourced - Includes Raising RFQ's and maintaining External Works database, supporting good record keeping whilst progressing current state of active works.
  • Use of ERP ordering system to order small tools, materials, PPE, etc.
  • 1st line response to all Machine and Equipment breakdowns, following escalation process to resolve issue in a timely manner.
  • Manage Service Contractors and Statutory Inspections on site, responding to open actions/non-conformances, etc.
  • Maintain Logbook/Records for Machine/Equipment servicing and repairs, highlighting any future/planned necessary works supporting Quarterly and Annual Department Budget planning.
  • Support and maintain continuous improvements including 5S activities onsite to a high standard.
  • Supporting the Engineering Team with adhoc projects, including occasional small batch production of complex components to high quality standards.
  • First response to all Facilities related breakdown/callouts, etc. following escalation process to resolve issue in timely manner.
  • Mentor & develop Apprentices as required.

The successful candidate will have the following experiences and attributes:

  • Tool Maker 10+ years preferred.
  • Time Served Apprentice, with tool room and fitting experience.
  • Experience in the service and general repair of press tooling – Punch and Die.
  • Experience of fault finding and quality improvements in a production environment.
  • Good all-round engineering abilities.
  • Proficient in use of all related tools/equipment – Surface grinders, Mill, lathe, semi-CNC Mill, etc.
  • Use of engineering measuring instruments – Vernier, Micrometre, etc.
  • Understanding/experience of pneumatics, hydraulics and electrics would be an advantage.
  • Understand design principles of light metal work and be able to read, verify and interpret engineering/production drawings, material specifications and technical standards.
  • An understanding of Lean Manufacturing Techniques and reporting KPI’s.
  • Experienced in working to tight deadlines.
  • Ability to coach and mentor team members.
  • Establish professional working relations with all internal customers and external contractors.

Job Description

Tool Maker/Maintenance Engineer

£28K - £32K

Woking

Permanent

Our client based in Woking requires an experienced Tool Maker/Maintenance Engineer.

The purpose of this role is to support the Press & Fabrication’s Manager in all aspects of tooling, machine/equipment breakdown, special projects, including the facilities upkeep and maintenance.

The ideal candidate will be largely positioned in the Tool Room where they will be operating manual and semi-CNC controlled machines,

Having a keen eye for detail, you will be expected to plan your work efficiently to meet the needs of your internal customers (Press Shop, Fabrication, Assembly, R&D, Facilities) and manage external contractors to achieve key dates whilst maintaining the highest quality of workmanship.

Being mechanically biased, with experience gained from a tool making environment, including a sound understanding of Power Press machine processing is key.

Working hours as follows, with flexibility required:

Mon to Thu 07:45 – 12:00 and 12:30 - 16:30

Fri 07:45 – 11:45

Core duties:

  • Review daily Tool Room & Facilities plan/targets, highlighting critical paths and/or concerns to Line Manager.
  • Maintain current tooling and ancillary spares to support production and R&D activities.
  • Management of contractors where larger tooling jobs are outsourced - Includes Raising RFQ's and maintaining External Works database, supporting good record keeping whilst progressing current state of active works.
  • Use of ERP ordering system to order small tools, materials, PPE, etc.
  • 1st line response to all Machine and Equipment breakdowns, following escalation process to resolve issue in a timely manner.
  • Manage Service Contractors and Statutory Inspections on site, responding to open actions/non-conformances, etc.
  • Maintain Logbook/Records for Machine/Equipment servicing and repairs, highlighting any future/planned necessary works supporting Quarterly and Annual Department Budget planning.
  • Support and maintain continuous improvements including 5S activities onsite to a high standard.
  • Supporting the Engineering Team with adhoc projects, including occasional small batch production of complex components to high quality standards.
  • First response to all Facilities related breakdown/callouts, etc. following escalation process to resolve issue in timely manner.
  • Mentor & develop Apprentices as required.

The successful candidate will have the following experiences and attributes:

  • Tool Maker 10+ years preferred.
  • Time Served Apprentice, with tool room and fitting experience.
  • Experience in the service and general repair of press tooling – Punch and Die.
  • Experience of fault finding and quality improvements in a production environment.
  • Good all-round engineering abilities.
  • Proficient in use of all related tools/equipment – Surface grinders, Mill, lathe, semi-CNC Mill, etc.
  • Use of engineering measuring instruments – Vernier, Micrometre, etc.
  • Understanding/experience of pneumatics, hydraulics and electrics would be an advantage.
  • Understand design principles of light metal work and be able to read, verify and interpret engineering/production drawings, material specifications and technical standards.
  • An understanding of Lean Manufacturing Techniques and reporting KPI’s.
  • Experienced in working to tight deadlines.
  • Ability to coach and mentor team members.
  • Establish professional working relations with all internal customers and external contractors.

Job Summary

Location: Woking
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 Per Annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Engineering
Division: Engineering
Date: 10th January 2022

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Job Summary

Location: Woking
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 Per Annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Engineering
Division: Engineering
10th January 2022

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