H&T Presspart, a member of the Heitkamp and Thumann Group of global companies, is a world class manufacturer of deep-drawn components for pharmaceutical and industrial markets. Working alongside a highly skilled team, we are looking for a time served toolmaker to produce tooling to a high standard for the production of deep-drawn components. We will consider any candidate with a time served apprenticeship as a toolmaker.

Tool Makers

Essential skills and experience:

  • Time served recognised apprenticeship qualification
  • Experience as a Toolmaker in a precision industry
  • Self-motivated individual with excellent communication skills and the ability to work within a team or on their own
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

Responsibilities of the Toolmaker will be:

  • Assembling, fitting and repairing tools
  • Following engineering drawings to measure and mark out the design for the tool
  • Using hand tools such as files, hacksaws and grinders
  • Using machinery such as lathes, presses, milling machines and grinders to cut and shape the tools
  • Using precision measurement instruments such as micrometers, gauges and vernier calipers to check the tool’s dimensions
  • Monitoring the tools used on the manufacturing line to ensure efficient run rates and identify necessary repairs or possible improvements
  • Attending machine breakdowns to identify the root cause and solve the problem
  • Assisting with tool maintenance Desirable skills and experience
  • Experience of developing tooling for deep-drawn presses
  • Previous experience of setting Platarg and US Baird presses

Hours – 40 hrs per Week – Monday to Friday (Various shift patterns available) Benefits – 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays, Profit related bonus scheme, BUPA Health Care, Pension, Overtime available and Flexibility over shifts

To apply please send a CV and covering letter to Jean.Battersby@presspart.com

Closing date: 5th July