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Tool Technician

Michael Page




Posted: 20/01/2023

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This is a hands on role and requires skills in tool room equipment like a lathe, miller and flat bed grinder, you need to help maintain and problem solve the issues on the equipment as they arise and ensure tool changes for complicated equipment done successfully

Client Details

An international family-owned company, providing customers with energy-saving and easy to operate solutions for heating, cooling and hot water. In its core business of heating technologies the company is the second-largest European manufacturer in this sector and is also active in ventilation and air-conditioning technology markets.


We are recruiting a tool technician who will be responsible for carrying out all tooling breakdowns, maintaining of forming, bending and cutting machine tooling and the maintenance of tooling and fixtures for both welding and assembly.
Problem solving of issues on production tooling, fixtures and jigs.
Work with production to optimise settings on tooling and machines, including tooling / fixturing improvements.
Keep an up-to-date spares inventory.
Effectively identify day to day tooling issues and implement corrective action where required.
Ensure all tooling is safe and production ready at the time returned for production use, following a correct preventative maintenance (PM) process.
Follow up repair work by seeking feedback from the production and quality departments and completing a record of all the work undertaken.

Time served as an apprentice in a relevant discipline and or previous experience in a maintenance role.
An Understanding of Turret press, bending and forming machines for manufacture of product
Competent in using milling machine, lathe, surface grinder, bench grinder, etc and in equipment inspection. (micrometer, height indicator, etc.),
Ability to read and understand engineering drawings.
Ability to follow and execute the preventative maintenance program.
TIG and MIG welding capabilities.
An understanding of CNC programming for production and toolroom machines.
Good interpersonal skills with 'hands on' problem solving expertise and a proactive approach to work.
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Competitive salary
Generous pension scheme which enables our employees to have greater financial security when they do retire.
For their employee's peace of mind, we provide a death in service benefit.
They are passionate about the world we live in and climate change, for this reason they offer all employees the opportunity to join the cycle to work scheme.
They want to help all their employees reach their career potential to support this they provide extensive training for all employees.
They care about the health and well-being of their employees and have a Well-being programme in place to support them

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