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Toolmaker

Req ID: J2293539

  • Location
    Waterford, Waterford, Ireland
  • Category Manufacturing Engineering
  • Posted Wednesday, November 3, 2021
  • Time Type Full time
  • Job Type Permanent Employee

Job Description

Position Summary:

  • The Toolmaker is responsible for the maintenance and repair of mould tooling as appropriate.

Key Responsibilities and End Results: (Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to the following):

  • Manufacture and repair of jigs, fixtures, gauges etc. as required.
  • Assist other departments as required including programmes, maintenance and assembly.
  • Have the ability to dismantle, clean / repair and reassemble complex multi-impression tooling.
  • Experience of basic mould problems including flashing conditions, galling, venting & cooling problems.
  • Maintain accurate computerised records as part of the company’s preventive maintenance program.
  • Support the spare parts inventory system through assigning of all parts used and scheduled stocktakes.
  • Experience in setting up and operating lathes, milling machines, electrical discharge machines and surface grinders.
  • Interpret drawings, evaluate machining methods on assignments and assist other toolmakers and apprentices in the operation and setup of toolroom equipment.
  • Perform precision work to exacting tolerances and dimensions.
  • Observe all health and safety requirements including LOTO procedures and maintain any work area in a neat and orderly condition.
  • Support all company safety and quality programs and initiatives.
  • Ensure ongoing compliance with GMP in all practices, recording of events and processes.
  • Ensure compliance with all learnings from all GMP training events.
  • Other responsibilities may be assigned from time to time as needed, based on the evolution of the company and the requirements of the department/position.

Job Specifications The minimum education and experience required to perform this job competently.   

  • Qualified Time Served Toolmaker.
  • 3 years’ experience in an Injection Moulding Environment.
  • Ability to operate manual spark erosion machine.
  • Experience in a cGMP environment desirable.
  • Experience with hot runner system maintenance an advantage.

Skills/Attributes:

  • Ability to work within a small skilled group and offer support where required.
  • Good organisational and communication skills.
  • Problem solving ability and ability to work on own initiative.
  • Ability to upgrade skills on an on-going basis.
  • High level of safe working practices and awareness.
  • Computer skills to support role – Microsoft Office etc.

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