Toolmaker

€40k - €50k
Permanent
Dublin West
07 Feb 2020
BBBH752929

Our client has an exciting opportunity for a qualified Toolmaker

Manages the maintenance and repair of all molds in operation at Tech Group Ireland. Liaises with external contractors for the manufacture and repair of jigs & fixtures and spare parts for injection molds. Reporting to the Toolroom Group Leader.

 

Requirements:

  • Toolmaking qualification plus time served with a toolmaker producing injection molds.
  • Previous experience in an injection mold making / mold maintenance environment.
  • Good knowledge of milling, turning, grinding, sparking and fitting.
  • Ability to weld.
  • Good knowledge in mold maintenance and experience of supporting a high volume manufacturing environment.
  • Previous experience in the manufacture and/or repair/maintenance of the following mold types would be a distinct advantage:
  • Multi cavity molds
  • Hot Runner molds
  • Valve gated molds
  • Stack molds
  • Good understanding of the injection molding process.
  • Previous experience working on technically challenging applications would be an advantage (ie) medical, tight tolerance work.
  • Ability to interact with suppliers, customers and external toolmakers.
  • Knowledge of hydraulics and pneumatics would be an advantage.

 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the maintenance of injection molds in the company and compiling standard specifications /procedures for each mold and monitoring all existing molds to standard specifications.
  • Responsible for, jigs & fixture manufacture, maintenance on the injection molding and ancillary equipment in conjunction with the machine supplier.
  • Works with the Production Group leaders (PGL's) in troubleshooting mold problems.
  • Establishes relationships with the customers and suppliers in pursuit of continuous improvement and on-going business development.
  • Attends, schedules and facilitates internal meetings to help establish priorities and assign tasks.
  • Solves, in conjunction with the Quality department, customer related problems/issues as needed
  • In conjunction with approved toolmakers, research new processes and/or systems for maintenance/manufacture of molds and implement new processes and systems as developed under the direction of the operations manager.
  • Instructs others, formally or informally, regarding manufacturing related skills or knowledge and assist in the training of employees on new processes or systems introduced to the company.
  • Coordinate the development of documentation in the toolmaking areas in line with ISO9001/ ISO 13485 requirements and review of the systems with the Process Engineer/Group Leaders and the Quality department on a regular basis to ensure conformance to same.
  • Compliance to all local site company policies, procedures and corporate policies.
  • Perform additional duties at the request of the direct supervisor.
  • Act in accordance with the company's guiding principles and adherence to the corporate Code of Conduct.
  • Perform additional duties at the request of the direct supervisor.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency and references to pay rates are indicative.

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