Job: Time Served Toolmaker

Title Time Served Toolmaker
Categories Mechanical
Salary £23.000
Start Date 2014-12-03
Location Llanelli
Job Info

Toolmaker required to join an experienced domestic tool room in Llanelli, working for an established worldwide engineering firm in the automotive manufacturing industry. As a toolmaker you will be responsible for the repair and maintenance to all tooling including dies, jigs and fixtures up to 1600 tone out of their Llanelli site.

Rate of pay is negotiable depending on experience. Early Friday finish & overtime available along with 20 days holiday + Bank holidays. Pension scheme after 3 months.

Seen as a key role to the business, the Toolmaker will provide support to overall production and join a team of loyal and longstanding employees.

Job Role:

  • Repair and maintenance to various types of progression press tools and die repairs
  • Routine servicing and regrinding of tools
  • Fault finding on breakdowns, repairing tooling to aid production
  • Electrode maintenance and repair (including nut/stud feeders)
  • Evaluating each job and determine if it can be repaired in press or must be removed to Tool Room for essential maintenance and repair work
  • 40 hour week. Overtime paid after 40 hours (time and half weekends). Afternoon Shift Premium 10%, Night Shift Premium 20%


  • Apprentice trained Toolmaker
  • Ideally with experience in Transfer and Progression press tooling
  • Experience on press dies is essential, ideally with minimum 4 years practical experience gained in Tool Room since commencement of Apprenticeship training
  • Ideally trained in the repair and maintenance of progression press tools
  • Committed and hardworking

If you are an apprentice trained Toolmaker with engineering qualification looking to secure a long term career with globally renowned firm within the automotive industry, please apply immediately. In return our client offers excellent rate of pay and benefits package.

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