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

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Sector: Industrial
  • Contact: Jane Fletton
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01509 633633
  • Start Date: 2022-07-03
  • Expiry Date: 27 July 2022
  • Job Ref: J2663-5
The Recruitment Group are looking for two permanent Expert / Senior Toolmakers to join our Client’s well established toolroom team in Clitheroe.  We are looking for two experienced /senior toolmakers 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 our Loughborough branch.