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Tool Maker - Caerphilly

Full Time
Job Sector:
Manufacturing / Warehouse
South Wales
Salary description:
Up to £36000 per annum
Start Date:
Smart Solutions Recruitment
Job Ref:

Tool Maker

Smart Solutions are currently seeking an experienced Tool maker to work for our successful client based in the Blackwood area.

Position Summary:
Responsible for planned maintenance and breakdown repairs to injection mould tools, to maintain a fit for purpose condition. To provide machine shop support to site engineering and production functions.
Embrace and live the Company’s 4-I values (Intensity, Integrity, Innovation & Involvement)

Key Responsibilities:
• Responsible for the efficient repair and servicing of all moulds, jigs, fixtures and extruder parts, to maintain production requirements and standards
• To manufacture spare parts, both to drawing and through means of using own initiative, by taking measurements of existing parts and making new ones to the same standard
• To achieve the highest possible standard of polish, on bought in parts and moulds, to maintain the company’s high standard of quality required on all products
• To inspect externally manufactured components to drawing and check compatibility to existing moulds
• To maintain or advise when necessary the condition of sub-contracted moulds
• Ensure that all equipment is maintained in a safe and reliable condition
• Carry out and record any periodic PPM checks which have been allocated and for which he/she is competent
• To assist in any training of other Production Technicians and to attend any training courses deemed necessary to enhance skill level
• Ensure safe working practices at all times and adhere to any department rules and regulations
• Inform Management of any occurrence or foreseeable occurrence likely to cause a breakdown
• To ensure wastage of material is kept to a minimum
• To carry out mould PPM's when required
• To carry out core/insert changes as required
• Ensure workplace is kept clean and tidy
• To ensure compliance with all Company rules and regulations, and also maintain a high standard of housekeeping
• To ensure manufacturing adheres to and conforms with the required technical and quality specifications in line with the Company’s ISO 9000 quality systems
• Comply in accordance with Company’s Policies on Health and Safety
• Support the development of 5S activities to maintain the highest levels of hygiene and housekeeping
• Support lean manufacturing programme in conjunction with PPI team
• To be fully committed to concept of team work in all aspects of the job function
• To act all times in a responsible manner
• To be flexible and work as part of cross a functional team
• Carry out any reasonable requests that are required to achieve the overall purpose of the job. To comply with the terms and conditions of employment operating throughout the Company

Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:

• Engineering/technical background
• 5 years experience in similar role.
• Formal Indentured Apprenticeship

Working hours will be 12 hour shifts (7-7).

Company Description

Smart Solutions is a specialist recruitment agency providing temporary staff for positions across a wide range of sectors.

Working in the waste and recycling industry; Smart Solutions CEO Nathan Bowles felt that recruitment agencies did not understand the requirements of employees in the sector, and made little effort to tailor their services. Temporary workers would turn up completely unprepared for the work they had been assigned to do, which led to significant worker turnover and dissatisfaction.

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