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Hilcote, Derbyshire

Location: Hilcote, Derbyshire

The Role

We are currently looking for an experienced time-served Toolmaker. The role will be day based with shifts of 06:00 -14:00 and 10:00 – 18:00 Monday to Friday. The successful candidate must be fully competent in the use of manual milling machines, manual lathes, surface grinder with the ability to produce components which meet the company’s quality and tight tolerances. They must maintain their working area and machinery in a good working order. Produce right first-time components from drawings to maximise production and always comply with company’s Health & Safety and environmental requirements. The role will involve the refurbishment and modifications of plastic injection mould tools, jig making, breakdowns, fabrication, and the preparation of tools before production runs.

The Candidate

The successful candidate should;

  • have achieved an apprenticeship in tool making,
  • have a strong working knowledge of manufacturing processes,
  • be able to work with others to resolve issues,
  • be analytical, with a fact-based approach to decision making,
  • be able to establish good working relationships and to communicate in a clear and effective manner and
  • have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in milling, turning and grinding.

It is also desirable for the successful candidate to have experience in CNC milling, Wire EDM, sparking, welding or fabrication. However, these skills are not essential.

Join our team!

Embrace the opportunity to be part of Radius Systems, where your skills and passion contribute to our continued success. Apply now and take the first step towards a fulfilling career in Tooling.

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