Toolmaker

  • Salary: TBC
  • Reference: NC/TM
  • Location: Alcester

Bromford Technologies Alcester is recruiting for a Toolmaker to work at the Bromford Alcester Site; Unit 9, Kinwarton Farm Road, Arden Forest Ind. Estate, Alcester, Warwickshire B49 6EH.

JOB PURPOSE: 

To manufacture Press Tools, Jigs and Fixtures and maintain existing tooling. Occasional production machining when necessary.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Occasional production machining when necessary.
• To be flexible and adapt to the needs that the engineering and production departments demand.
• To support operations and engineering supplying tooling for both development and production.
• Inspection of own work using verniers, height gauges, micrometers, shadowgraph etc.
• Manage consumables which relate to the nature of the job. Maintain steel stocks for use in the toolroom.
• Maintain 5S principles and good housekeeping standards within the toolroom area.
• Set up and operate CNC machine tools where applicable.
• Work and adhere to HSE guidelines on site.
• To perform other such duties as generally correspond to the nature of the position and its level of and its level of responsibility.

KEY SUCCESS CRITERIA:

• Supply tools on time to a high standard.
• Maintain existing tooling.
• To be flexible and adaptable to meet varied challenges and tasks.
• Work strictly to deadlines to ensure tooling is made available as and when required to a high standard.
• To work closely with fellow colleagues to build and maintain good working relationships, exchange working knowledge to enhance own working performance and to liaise with Engineering at all times.
• To produce high quality tools which contribute to achieving high quality parts to meet the overall monthly production plan.
• To have a conscientious methodical approach and excellent attention to detail.
• To have the initiative to work on your own and in a proactive manner as well as contributing towards a team effort.

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

• Self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook.
• A natural forward planner who critically assesses own performance.
• Reliable, tolerant, and determined.
• Open to new experiences, responsibility and accountability.
• Attention to detail and accuracy at all times.
• Capable of working to deadlines.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Managing workload effectively; prioritising where necessary.

QUALIFICATIONS/ EXPERIENCE:

Previous experience working in a tool room.

If you have the relevant experience and qualifications to apply for this position, please send an up-to-date CV to Nicky Colson, HR Officer; Alcester-Careers@bromfordindustries.co.uk.

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