Exeter, Devon


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Tool Maker                                        

Overall Job Purpose:  The role of Tool Maker is to manufacture and repair injection mould tools to a good degree of precision using various tool making equipment such as lathes, grinding machines, EDM machines, mills and CNC lathes. You will be expected to work on all aspects of entire projects of moderate complexity.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manufacture injection moulding inserts – the majority produce plastic caps/jar lids and involve turning.
  • Use of hand and power tools.
  • Measure and inspect workpiece ensure correct dimensions.
  • Signing off any assemblies making sure they comply with all the Quality assurance requirements.
  • Repair and maintain injection mould tools.
  • Carry out insert changes as required.
  • Ensure tool room is stored adequately.
  • Ensure all work is undertaken to a high-quality standard.
  • To carry out any other reasonable tasks as may be requested from time to time by the company.
  • Adhere to Health and Safety regulations at all times.

Person Specification

  • Previous experience in a similar role manufacturing injection mould tool.
  • Ability to use hand/power tools
  • Ability to cope with physical work (lifting, bending, moving heavy components)
  • Comfortable working in a workshop environment (noise, standing for long periods of time)
  • Work well on your own and as part of a small team.

Type of Employment:                        Permanent (Full Time)

Working Hours:                                  Full Time Monday to Friday (Flexible hours)            

Location:                                             Exeter, Devon

Pay Rate:                                            £15.35 p/h     

Probationary Period:                         3 Months’ probation 

Training and Development:              All necessary specific training will be given.

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