You will be training in the Toolroom, but you will also learn all aspects of the business including Fabrication, tube manipulation, welding, presswork, prototyping and welding.
Toolmakers produce precision tools like jigs, dies, and moulds that are used to make parts in manufacturing. You'll work with metals, alloys, and composite materials, known as 'stocks' or castings.
Your day-to-day tasks may include:
- Working with 2D and 3D computer aided design and manufacturing software (CAD/CAM)
- Marking out the tool design on the 'stock' or casting following engineering drawings
- Cutting and shaping tools using a combination of lathes, presses and cutting machines
- Checking dimensions with precision measuring instruments like micrometres and gauges
- Carrying out basic machine maintenance
Requirements and prospects Desired skills
- Be proactive within your approach to work
- Practical & methodical mindset
- Some experience of using tools would be an advantage but not essential
- Likes to use a practical approach
- The ability to follow basic engineering drawings and instructions is ideal
To be successful within this position you must be able to demonstrate the following:
- Be hard working and willing to learn
- Willing to get stuck in and support the team
- Have a proven record of excellent time keeping and attendance
- Keen, enthusiastic, have excellent maths and ITC skills
- Have practical skills and the desire to work with machinery and in a practicalenvironment
5 GCSE's or more grade 4/C in maths and English or equivalent. Future prospects
This company is very committed to investing in its future. It firmly believes that Apprenticeships and growing from within the business is the right approach to sustain future growth.Things to consider
This is a genuine opportunity to train as a toolmaker and will provide a sound foundation for a career in engineering with a company committed to the growth of its people.