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Die Maintenance Technician/ Toolmaker

Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire Industry: Engineering
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum Contact: Milton Keynes Branch
Posted: 8 months ago Contact Email: pfassam@meridianbs.co.uk

Meridian Business Support is currently recruiting a Die Maintenance Technician able to work in an ongoing role in Bletchley, Milton Keynes. I am looking for enthusiastic and hardworking individuals that can think on their feet in a fast paced environment and use their initiative to ensure tasks are completed to a high standard and on time. This role is an ongoing temporary position with an opportunity to go permanent.

As a Die Maintenance Technician, you would be providing a service and support to the Press Shop, repairing press tools in a busy maintenance department.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Diagnose tooling problems at press callout and potential repair of the tool at press
  • Carry out maintenance repairs and refurbishment activities on press tools
  • Modifications and improvement activities on the press tools
  • Record/document die performance and quality concerns regarding the repair details on maintenance reports
  • High standard of house keeping
  • Working in a safe and orderly manner

The Person

Ideally, you will be a time served Toolmaker from a press tool making background, or have experience in mechanical engineering biased. This includes troubleshooting, problem solving and resolution of technical problems. Knowledge of tool/press setting and operation is advantageous. A good attitude, flexible to challenges and possible changes is essential. Also must be prepared to work shifts and overtime.

You will need to have experience in the following disciplines:

  • Experience using various hand tools for grinding
  • Stoning and polishing of tool steels
  • Operation of manual milling machines
  • Operation of lathes and drilling machines
  • Operation of surface grinding machines
  • Knowledge of TIG, Arc and MIG welding
  • Experience of precision measuring equipment

Required skills

  • Grinding
  • Milling
  • Toolmaker
  • Press Tool
  • Die Maintenance

Please submit your CV and a covering letter to the details provided.


We look forward to hearing from you.

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Business.

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