education

Tom Finbow, Toolmaker at PMS Diecasting has successfully completed his PowerMill and machine operator training at Autodesk and DMG. "Tom puts himself forward for any situation where training is available to improve his skills to benefit the company" said Carl Twigg, Engineering Operations Manager. “I would like to give Thomas Finbow a pat on the back or a well done. He has...

Craig Reading, Engineer Apprentice at PMS Diecasting successfully completed his ongoing academic and practical studies and became a qualified Engineer earlier this year. "I would like to announce that Craig Reading has now passed his modern apprenticeship and is now a qualified engineer in electrical engineering. This really is a great achievement to qualify for both skill sectors and I would like...

Matthew Silvester, Michael Smith and Lee Ambler from PMS Diecasting, recently attended and successfully completed machine training at the Frech Technology Centre in Schorndorf, near Stuttgart in Germany. These three employees were recently selected as the first diecasting operators to receive advanced training as part of the PMS investment in it's employees to upskill all it's machine operators to become...

Luke Scott, Design Manager at PMS Diecasting, has been honoured with the Pontifex Travel Award by the Worshipful Company of Armourers & Brasiers in the City of London under the recommendation of a committee including the Company of Cutlers in Hallamshire. The Pontifex Award is part of the joint education scheme between the Company of Cutlers in Hallamshire and the Worshipful...

The 3rd Aspiration Day at Sheffield Park Academy took place on Friday 20th January 2017. Luke Scott and Calvin Higginbottom were there to represent PMS Diecasting and talk to students about careers in engineering and roles within the manufacturing/diecasting industry. 'Aspiration Day' is about showing students the different roles/ jobs and courses that are available to them for when they leave...

Ben Scott from PMS Diecasting and Steve Barrowcliff from GoTools recently successfully completed the Dale Carnegie course: Winning Friends and Influencing People. PMS Diecasting strives to send all it’s employees to attend a Dale Carnegie course. Not only does the course strengthen interpersonal relations, help manage stress and handle fast-changing workplace conditions but also helps build communication, creative problem-solving and focused...

Liam Sykes, Deputy Shift Leader at PMS Diecasting, has won the Dale Carnegie Golden Book Award for outstanding success, as voted by his fellow course peers. The Dale Carnegie course, 'Winning Friends & Influencing People' took place from the 1st-3rd March 2016. Liam successfully graduated from an intensive 3 day 'Dale Carnegie' course at The Met Hotel in Leeds. In addition...

Sean Starbuck, Quality Manager at PMS Diecasting has been giving back to the community by volunteering as a Business Advisor for Young Enterprise. Hill House Independent Day School from Doncaster, visited PMS Diecasting recently as part of their 'Young Enterprise' business programme. "Young Enterprise inspires young people to develop aptitudes and attitudes that they cannot learn from a textbook or traditional academic...