Tool Setter

Paddock Wood, Kent
£26000 - £30000 per annum + Bens
12 Jul 2018
09 Aug 2018
Paul Devlin
Job Level
Contract Type
Full Time
Our clients require an experienced Tool Setter to bolster their current team of engineers within an expanding manufacturer of specialist metal products.

A hands-on role within the manufacturing department. Looking for someone with a mechanical mind, who can adapt and transfer their existing setting skills to our particular product range.

Key Tasks/Objectives

- To set all tooling for the presses each day as per the supervisor's instruction.
- To work effectively with the tool room on repair/refurbishment of tooling.
- To work with the tool room & subcontractors on the design and installation of new tooling.
- Aid in training for the operators to ensure best practise is followed.
- To strip down and clean tooling at the end of a batch run, noting any faults/wear etc.
- To Generate and maintain a tooling register.
- To organize and maintain the tooling storage area.


9 Hydraulic Deep Drawing Presses & Associated Tooling

Essential Skills:

* Experience on operating hydraulic presses.
* Experience of tool setting.
* Good organizational skills (multi-tasker).
* Good communication skills, able to establish and maintain effective contact with staff of all levels.
* Understanding/Experience of ISO 9001.

Desirable Skills:

* Experience of Tool maintenance, (stripping down/cleaning/fault finding)
* Experience of Tool design.

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