Junior Toolmaker

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Our client is an acknowledged world market leader in the development and manufacture of advanced special purpose machine tool systems.

An exciting opportunity for a Junior toolmaker has arisen to work within a busy & growing dedicated toolroom, manufacturing and assembling high precision, one-off tools for use on our non-conventional machining processes.

37 hours a week 14.00 – 22.00 Monday to Thurday and 13.00 – 20.30 Friday

£10.50ph + Overtime payable at time and third after 48 hours

The successful candidate will preferably have experience of:

* Conventional manual machining – Surface grinding, cylindrical grinding, jig boring, milling, turning.

* Sub assembly & bench fitting.

* Experience of CNC machining an advantage

* Minimum of 2 years City & Guilds (or equivalent) apprenticeship in an engineering discipline.

* Good knowledge of manufacturing methods

* Good level of education

* A logical and analytical approach to problem solving

* Seeking a position within a technically demanding and challenging environment

* Being highly motivated, confident, and organised with keen attention to detail

* Ability to absorb technical information quickly and being able to perform tasks whilst under pressure

* Effective communication skills

* A good team player

* A flexible approach to work along with a positive and enthusiastic attitude

* Good level of numeracy and literacy

* PC literate

12 week temporary to permanent position – Immediate start