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Job: Warehouse Operative

Monday, August 21, 2017

There is currently an immediate vacancy for a warehouse operative at PMS Diecasting Ltd. in Rotherham. PMS Diecasting is an innovative and very successful zinc die-caster, supplying quality, precision engineered metal products to many varied industries across the UK. We are 100% employee owned so that all employees can share in our success. Suitable candidates should have the following skills/experience:
• A current driving licence – Essential
• A licence and experience of driving a fork lift truck – Desirable
• Be willing to learn new skills
• Be self-starting at work, able to work alone and as part of…

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Job: Senior Design Engineer

Friday, August 11, 2017

**THIS POSITION HAS NOW BEEN FILLED** We have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Design 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 of: Senior Design Engineer
Reporting to the Technical Director, and working closely with the Production and Engineering teams, you will be based…

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IRB 1600 Industrial Robot

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

With the recent delivery of our new Frech 80 Zn-RC this brings our diecasting machine tally to 14 Frechs and 5 Lamacasters giving us the potential, running at maximum capacity, to diecast in the region of 1 million parts every 24 hrs. This capability would not be possible without our ABB Industrial Robots and software set to work with each Frech machine. Our newest Frech machine has an IRB 1600 Industrial Robot attached and it is the highest performance 10 kg robot. The robot’s cycle times are shorter, sometimes half that of other robots’, allowing us to increase throughput. Key…

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New Lama Joins the Herd

Monday, July 31, 2017

A new LamaCaster H65 Mark 3 die-casting machine has recently joined the Lama herd at PMS. Lama Land now contains 5 LamaCaster die-casting machines. The compact design and small footprint of the Lamas ensure that the space we house them in is very productive. This fast and flexible multi-slide machine with dry cycle speed around 70 cycles per minute is ideal for the mass production of small and complex zinc components. “The standard tooling size 100mm x 65mm together with a powerful hydraulic injection system and 8 tonnes clamping allows production of components up to 90 grams. With excellent shot-to-shot…

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PMS win GLIDE Golf

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

On Friday July 14th it was the Weston Park Hospital Charity Golf Day and “The GLIDE Trophy” inter-company challenge. Gripple (holders), Loadhog, PMS and GoTools entered their teams and between the 4 GLIDE companies we raised £2000 for the Weston Park Charity. It was Team PMS who were triumphant on the day in a well fought battle for the trophy in blustery conditions. Thanks to all the GLIDE businesses for sponsoring the event.
Winners L to R: Mark Groake, Luke Scott, Gordon Panter and Ian Ledwood.…

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New Machines & Ice-creams

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

We’ve had a busy week at PMS Diecasting. Firstly we took delivery of a new state-of-the-art hot chamber Frech diecasting machine (W80 Zn-Rc) which will enable us to continue our expansion and continue to increase our zinc diecasting output. We have also recently been looking at creating 6 new roles within our business for ‘Diecasting Technicians’. This will involve an hands-on intensive one-to-one training program to up-skill diecasting operators to become skilled technicians ensuring that going forward, PMS Diecasting will continue to produce high-quality castings efficiently and in a timely manner for our growing base of customers. Friday 30th June…

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Inspection Room Project

Thursday, May 25, 2017

The Quality Inspection room has recently been refurbished at PMS Diecasting as part of our ongoing ‘Project Springboard’. Liam Yarrow, Electrical Apprentice at PMS Diecasting, has been working with Craig Reading on electrically upgrading the inspection room and creating a job report for his NVQ. His report included further details of the below: – Wooden brackets were created and fixed to the wall to screw dado onto.
– Dado was cut down to size.
– Multiple electrical sockets were fitted along the new work benches.
– The dado around the work benches was totally re-wired to provide electrical access and…

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Three Peaks Challenge

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

On Saturday 20th May, Matt Hanson set out with 26 members of the Sheffield Wednesday community programme which included his dad, brother and two family friends, to raise money for St Luke’s Hospice in Sheffield. The hike started at 07:00 with a steep incline up the first peak Pen-y-Ghent. After reaching the summit it was then a steady descent to the foot of Whernside passing the Ribblehead viaduct before the heavens opened which made for an intense and challenging half a mile incline to the summit. With the worsening weather, the sheer drop off the side of Whernside was pretty…

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Job: General Manager/MD

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

We have a fantastic opportunity for a General Manager/Managing Director Designate to join a dynamic and rapidly growing zinc diecasting business which has built its success on challenging conventional diecasting methods. This role is about leading the company on the next stage of its journey by shaping and implementing a commercial strategy with responsibility for the day to day running of the business. Also, instrumental in this role is creating an effective leadership team and a culture that encourages team work and high performance at all levels within the business. To be considered for this role, you will have the…

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GLIDE & Long Service Awards

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Congratulations to all the GLIDE Awards winners voted by their colleagues via a ballot at PMS Diecasting in February 2017. Winners were:
GLIDE Award – Terry Mullins
Teamwork – Sales Team
Community – Sean Starbuck
Leadership – Terry Mullins
Fun & Laughter – Marzena Bojarun
Communication – Alicja Rybaczuk
Learning – Rob Jefferson Also a big thank you to all our long service employees who have worked hard for PMS during the last 5-10 years! Long Service Awards
5 Years – £250 Award
Andris Pocins
Steve Chappell
Shaun Frier
Rob Jefferson
Norman Hadhrami
Mark Groake
Lee Grimley
Ian McMaster

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