G.U.D. Holdings: Toolmaker

A vacancy has arisen for a Toolmaker who will be reporting to the Toolroom Foreman. The successful incumbent will be responsible for supporting the Toolroom and Machine Shop in maintaining, repairing, manufacturing and problem solving tools for production.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work according to the required quality and design standards.
  • High standard of workmanship.
  • Capable of working to fine tolerances.
  • Be available to work overtime when necessary and be available to travel to other GUD sites.
  • Contribute to design improvements with innovative, practical ideas.
  • Complete jobs within agreed times and close out with correct job card completion.
  • Safety is integrated into daily activities and receives high focus.

Desired Experience & Qualification

  • A recognized Apprenticeship as a Toolmaker and a N3 Certificate in Mechanical Engineering.
  • N4 – N6 Mechanical certificates would be an advantage.
  • Progression and automatic transfer die knowledge.
  • Previous experience as a toolmaker, ideally more than 5 years.
  • Fully competent with the operation of tool room / workshop machinery (lathe, milling machines and surface grinders )
  • Very good tooling component drawing reading skills.
  • Experience in critical spares control.
  • CAD capability an advantage.