Tooling Engineer

Job Description

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Tooling Engineer to join our expanding manufacturing company. PMS Diecasting Ltd. is a 100% employee owned business, a fact we are immensely proud of, where we apply innovation, technology and fluid thinking to manufacture high quality zinc diecastings. We also provide tooling and laser scanning services to a diverse client range and due to continuous expansion we are now recruiting for the following position:

Tooling Engineer

Reporting to the Toolroom Manager, and working closely with the established Tooling and Production Teams, you will be based at the Head Office in Hellaby, Rotherham.

This is a key role for the business with the main focus on inspection and measurement of production tooling to determine maintenance and repair work and also carrying out toolroom tasks to bring tooling back into specification.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Ability to read 2D drawings and interrogate 3D CAD
  • Using range of calibrated measuring devices to determine wear and deviation from drawings
  • Understand the mechanics of mould / diecast tooling with sliding cores and ejector plates
  • Ability to use surface grinding machines
  • Ability to use a lathe and milling machine
  • Be aware and understand Health and Safety requirements of using toolroom equipment
  • Laser welding skills preferred but training will be given to do small repairs to cores and die shut offs
  • CNC machine program & CAM are good skills to have but not essential
  • Maintaining systems of logging time and costs to jobs when completed
  • Understanding the needs from production which dictate some jobs may require completion to meet customer demand in a given time period

To be considered for the role you will have the following attributes:

  • Ability to understand technical drawings
  • Ability to be trained for CNC and CAM programming
  • Effective problem solving capabilities and looking for better solutions to prevent recurring faults
  • Excellent interpersonal skills that enable you to work with people at all levels when necessary support others as part of a team effort
  • Commitment, drive and energy to make PMS a great place to work
  • Good organisational and planning skills to manage your time and to meet deadlines and objectives
  • Personal commitment to improving your own knowledge and skills
  • Clean, tidy and organised to maintain our 5S working environment

Salary will be negotiable according to skills and relevant experience. To apply please forward your CV and covering letter outlining your strengths in relation to this role addressed to

Job Type: Full-time


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