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Tool Setter

Birmingham   •  £25000 - £31000 per annum  •  Permanent, Full time

The Background

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Tool Setter for an automotive business. Working Shifts - 6am - 2pm , 2pm - 10pm, 10pm - 6am

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for an organisation that are dominating their market place, with huge expansion plans, fantastic training and enviable retention of staff.

The Role

As the Tool Setter you will be responsible for:
Setting and changing of low pressure foam (clam type) Aluminium moulds.
 Repair, rebuild and re-profile damaged aluminium tooling using a combination of welding, pneumatic and electric hand tools.
 Modify and reshape aluminium tools in line with requests, e.g.: addition of vents, posts, magnet placement, auto vents and block additions using hand tools.
 Inspect, clean, reseal, "blue-up" tools as they are released to production.
 Maintain tooling carriers including aspects of low control voltage sensors and pneumatic circuits.
 Liaise with production, quality and process departments in regard to problem solving and audits.
 Support, train, mentor and develop tool room team members.
 Operate and use tooling data base, to store, report condition and pick tools.
 To assist the tooling coordinator to develop and implement new initiatives improving RFT, tooling and carrier repairs.
 Maintain a safe working environment and comply with the Company's H&S Policy.

The Person

To be successful in the role of Tool Setter you will have the following skills and experience:
 Time Served Apprenticeship Level 3 in Mechanical Engineering.
 Working Shifts - 6am - 2pm , 2pm - 10pm, 10pm - 6am

The Package

In return, you will receive a competitive salary of £25,000 - £31,000 and an industry leading benefits package.


To apply for the position of Tool Setter, please send your CV to Gabrielle Beaver via the 'apply now' button.

***PLEASE NOTE: interviews will be taking place over the next 2 weeks***

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  • Agency: JAM Recruitment
  • Posted: 13th March 2018
  • Expires: 26th March 2018
  • Reference: BBBH6799814