Tool Setter

Hours/Days: Full time

Salary: c£22,000 - £25,000

Location: Alfreton, Derbyshire

Reference ID: 2101

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Job Description

Express Recruitment are proud to be working on behalf of a pioneering engineering giant that specialises in providing innovation and manufacturing excellence worldwide. Due to continued success and increased productivity they are actively seeking an experienced Tool Setter to work in their fittings department.

The company’s main site is based in the heart of Derbyshire, East Midlands.

Successful candidates must be willing to work a continental shift pattern Monday to Friday consisting of 6am-2pm/2pm-10pm/10pm-6am.

Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Change tools on injection moulding machines in a safe and correct manner
  • Assist maintenance team in tooling repairs and adjusting machines as per required
  • Ensure equipment is running to maximum capacity
  • Ensure detailed handovers are left per shift
  • Liaise with Technical Manager when encountering technical or quality problems
  • Train and coach new starters and apprentices
  • Ensure all company equipment is maintained
  • Assist with ongoing continuous improvement activities
  • Operate extrusion, injection mould and electro fusion machines on the production line.
  • Maintain control of cells and ensuring they are hitting targets
  • Assess manufactured products against company regulations and identifying machinery faults
  • Carry out key stage quality inspection and auditing procedure to ensure the efficiency of the production line
  • Comply with strict health and safety standards in the workplace

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Previous experience with injection moulding and extrusion machinery and general production equipment would be highly advantageous
  • Proven fault finding experience
  • Proven health and safety exposure and understanding
  • Highly flexible towards working shifts and a willingness to learn on a continuous basis and possess a ‘can do’ attitude

Due to the busy and physically demanding nature of the role, a flexible approach to performing tasks and duties is essential. The company also offers the opportunity of weekly overtime on days and nights that are paid at a premium rate.

If you know you have the required skills and experience and would like to find out more please apply now.

Unfortunately we are unable to contact all candidates due to the large volume of applications we receive. If you have not heard from a consultant within the next three days please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion. Please do not hesitate to apply for other suitable roles in the future.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Express Recruitment Ltd. The services advertised by Express Recruitment Ltd. are those of an Employment Agency.

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