Tool Maker – Press

The Benefits

  • A very competitive rate of pay (Dependent on experience)
  • 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays
  • A work place pension
  • Onsite free car parking
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Long service awards
  • Early finish on a Friday

The Main Duties

  • Break down and rebuild of tools for maintenance, repairs and re-grind. Incorporating the building and development of new press tools – progression and single stage and sample tooling
  • Provide feedback to design department to update technical data
  • Problem solving, issues arising from manufacture and repair
  • Required to perform within a team organize work load and have good decision making skills
  • Able to carry out tool try out first stage quality inspections.

This role will be a full 360 degree opportunity which for a hand on team player would be the perfect career opportunity to continue to develop their skills.


  • GCSE (or equivalent)
  • Apprentice trained

Experience, Knowledge and Skills:

  • Time served, apprentice trained toolmaker
  • Conversant with manufacture and servicing of Multi-stage progression tools
  • Knowledge of machining processes – milling, turning, and surface grinding.
  • Ability to read complex engineering drawings
  • Ability to work to fine tolerances
  • Experience of pneumatics and hydraulics would be advantageous but is not essential.
  • Ability to work to 5s standards
  • Very good interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work within a team environment

Ideally you will have a vast amount of experience as a Toolmaker within a fast paced manufacturing environment, At all times you will maintain a safe working environment and Health and Safety policies.

Personal Attributes:

  • Self-motivated
  • Able to make decisions
  • Able to communicate well at all levels
  • Promote good housekeeping throughout the facility and their own working area
  • Attention to details is paramount, exposure to key business customers with a "Right First Time" approach
  • Must be well presented at all times


  • The hours for this role will be over Monday to Thursday 7.30am – 4.30pm and Friday 7.30am – 12.30pm

How to Apply

  • Please apply direct to with a covering letter and current cv.