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  • Location: Clitheroe, BB7 1NX
  • Salary: £35000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 21 days ago

  • Sector: Industrial
  • Contact: Jane Fletton
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01509 633633
  • Start Date: 2022-07-24
  • Expiry Date: 17 August 2022
  • Job Ref: J2663-7
The Recruitment Group are looking for two permanent Platarg Tool Makers to join our Client’s well established toolroom team in Clitheroe.  We are looking for two Platarg Tool Makers who have a minimum of 7-10 years’ experience of transfer press, Platarg/Bruderer or US Baird.
You will help to make the canisters that hold medication and repairing any machinery that requires attention.
Pay:  £35,000 per annum depending on experience
Rotating shifts – 06:00 to 14:00 and 13:45 to 21:45 (there is a handover period between shifts)
  • Clitheroe
  • Salary will be negotiable depending on experience
  • A minimum of 7-10 years’ experience of Transfer Presses, specifically Platarg/Bruderers and/or US Baird is essential.
  • Must have expert knowledge to identify root cause and have excellent problem-solving skills.
Main Responsibilities
  • Carry out maintenance and refurbishment of press tools/press tooling
  • Operating manual machine tools that include lathes, milling machines, surface, cylindrical, and internal grinding machines
  • Perform preventative maintenance tasks for each machine
  • Manufacture and maintain a healthy supply of spares
  • Set up machines for different jobs
  • Use the appropriate diagnostic tools to assist in resolving machine problems
  • Communicate with colleagues and team leaders at shift handovers
  • Ensure all documentation including manufacturing information sheets, intervention logs, layout sheets, in-process checks, and drawing systems are correct and up to date.
The Candidate
  • Able to read and interpret technical drawings
  • Extensive (min 7-10 years) knowledge of Platarg/Bruderer and/or US Baird toolmaking experience is essential
  • Must be able to develop tooling to produce 1st off components from technical drawings, including blank diameter calculations, percentage reductions
  • Have a good logical approach to problem solving.
For more information and to apply, get in touch with Jane at The Recruitment Group.