Injection Moulding Toolmaker - NIGHTS - Birmingham, West Midlands

- Engineering & Manufacturing

Injection Moulding Toolmaker NIGHTS

Up to £44-£48k 

Hours of work: Night Shift - 10pm-6am

Location: Birmingham


MDE are currently looking for an experienced Injection Moulding Toolmaker to join a busy Tool Room in Birmingham. This is a diverse and challenging role working on tools ranging in sizes primarily serving the automotive industry.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for the on time & accurate delivery of tools to meet tooling programmes safely and efficiently carrying out manufacture preparation, assembly, fitting, and repair of both new and existing tools. We are looking for a team player with excellent fault finding skills with experience of directly assisting production for any tooling issues. Injection Moulding Toolmaking experience is a must and due to the shift, we would be looking for a competent individual who can lead the shift taking responsibility for repairs and handover for the oncoming shift.

Core duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • The manufacture, maintenance and repair/refurbish of plastic mould tools to a high-quality standard.
  • Fault finding, tool approval and modification of new and existing tooling.
  • Attending machine/tooling breakdowns to identify the root cause and solve the problem. Working on your own initiative to ensure cell targets for delivery, quality and efficiency are met.
  • Work in accordance with Health & Safety regulations, department procedures and company policy.
  • Maintain and update relevant documentation.
  • Handle lifting equipment.
  • Monitor and maintain high standards of housekeeping.
  • Undertake Training if required.

Experience / Requirements:

The ideal candidate will be time served and have proven experience as a Toolmaker, ideally within the plastic injection mould industry.

  • Proficient in the use of machinery such as lathes, drills, grinding, milling, spark eroding etc.
  • Experience using Cad/Cam based software
  • Ability to interpret requirements & communicate with the management team.
  • Use of precision measurement instruments such as micrometres, gauges and vernier callipers.
  • Experience working with multi core and cavity tooling.
  • Ability to work independently as well as contributing to team and companywide strategy.
  • Good bench hand skills
  • Confident with detailed drawings


Please note that all applicants muct be located and have the right to work in the UK. 

Injection Moulding Toolmaker - NIGHTS - Birmingham, West Midlands - Engineering & Manufacturing


MDE Consultants Ltd

Type: Full-Time
Workplace: Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary: £44k - 48k per year
Start date: 2024-06-25
Application deadline: 2024-07-23
Title: Injection Moulding Toolmaker - NIGHTS
Sector: Engineering & Manufacturing
Industry: Tooling

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