Injection Moulding Toolmaker, Padiham (Job Ref: 1697)

LH Recruitment

Salary: up to £30K depending on experience (to be discussed at interview)
Location: Padiham

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Are you an experienced Injection Mould Toolmaker looking for your next challenge?

LH Recruitment are partnered with a successful manufacturing business based in Padiham. This client manufacture injection moulding components, and they are now looking to recruit for an experienced Toolmaker.

Accountable to the production manager, the Injection Mould Toolmaker will be responsible for maintaining, repairing and manufacturing new plastic injection mould tools and press tools to a very high standard. This involves all aspects of toolmaking from design interpretation to final mould sampling and includes the following:

Key duties of the Injection Mould Toolmaker
-Accurately reading and interpreting technical engineering drawings
-Operate all Standard Toolroom machinery including milling, drilling, lathe and spark erosion machines
-Final grinding and polishing of each tool after hardening plus the final assembly of complete moulds
-Fitting and assembly of final mould and press tools
-Tool setting on injection moulding machines and press
-Initial sampling and tool modifications
-Manufacture Jigs & Fixtures, Prototype tooling & parts and Test fixtures to support the manufacturing processes across the facility
-Maintaining and updating relevant documentation
-Working as part of a team to ensure set targets for delivery, quality and efficiency are met.

The successful Injection Mould Toolmaker
In addition to the required professional and technical expertise, candidates will be motivated and flexible with the ability to work on their own initiative. A customer and quality focus is essential. The ability to get on with others and to work as part of a team is also essential as is the ability to work under pressure whilst maintaining a keen eye for detail. The ability to do costings and deal directly with the Customer an advantage.

An immediate start is available for this role, and you will be working on a day shift.
LHR acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. LHR is an Equal Opportunities Employer.