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Tooling Technician

Tooling Technician

Tooling Technician

JWR Employment Specialists are recruiting a Tooling Technician for a Sligo based client.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced candidate to be a specialist technical resource for tooling maintenance and supporting production and troubleshooting activities.

Duties include;

  • Maintain and promote high standards in health and safety and house-keeping
  • Carry out daily preventative maintenance tasks on a variety of multi cavity injection mould tooling
  • Liaise with Production team in troubleshooting mould problems and quality issues
  • Responsible for Jigs & Fixture manufacture and maintenance
  • Inspection and measurement of tooling spare parts
  • Adherence to spare part management system and accompanying documentation
  • Attends internal meetings to help establish priorities and assigned tasks
  • Promoting a teamwork culture within the facility
  • Ensure all relevant documentation is filled out as per company procedures
  • Supporting tooling transfer processes

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Toolmaking qualification plus time served with a toolmaker, with experience in a mould maintenance environment.
  • Knowledge of latest mould tool technology.
  • Good understanding of the injection moulding process.
  • Previous experience in the manufacture and/or repair/maintenance of the following mould types would be a distinct advantage: Multi cavity moulds, Hot Runner moulds, Valve gated moulds
  • Knowledge of Electrics, Hydraulics and Pneumatics would be an advantage.
  • Possess a good understanding and application of lean principles and problem-solving techniques.
  • Ability to use troubleshooting techniques.
  • Knowledge of a wide variety of plastics and mould types.
  • Computer literate e.g. Solid Works, MS Project, Excel, Word and PowerPoint would be an advantage.
  • Able to take responsibility and work on one’s own initiative
  • An innovative approach to problem solving