Metalis Engineering Recruitment Limited | South Yorkshire, England, UK

Posted 24 days ago

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We are currently working with a reputable and well known client based in Sheffield, who specialise in the manufacture of components for a variety of industrial sectors. They are looking for a TOOLMAKER to join their business on a FULL TIME and PERMANENT basis.

This business are known for investing in their staff, to encourage knowledge, learning and self-development. This is a role with huge potential for progression.

The successful candidate must be willing to work days and afternoons on a weekly rotating shift pattern -Monday - Friday 06.00am - 14.00pmAfters: Monday - Thursday 13.50pm - 22.20pm and early finish on Friday 13.50pm - 19.50pm


Between £25,288 and £33,279 dependant on experience


Company Pension Scheme, Healthcare Scheme, full training given, pathways for progression

The Role:

The company require a Toolmaker who is flexible and enthusiastic to complement the existing team and play a key role in supporting the business and helping it grow.

You will be a team player with a strong and flexible work ethic, who consistently works to high standards and has over the years developed considerable skills, experience, and knowledge in your field.


  • Manufacture new tooling when required to issued drawings

  • Repair and service of (high speed) multistage progression tools for production
  • Preventative maintenance on tooling, all aspects of machining and bench fitting, i.e., grinding, turning milling etc
  • Utilisation of precision/optical measuring equipment to maintain tooling to produce parts to drawing tolerance
  • Testing tooling prior to release
  • Attending power press to identify or overcome problem whilst tooling is in a running condition, report to those above to identify problem or requirements for spares /replacements or backup
  • To assess the life of a press tool and to order any new parts or make new parts that need replacing
  • Replace pilots, probe pins, springs, designing and making special fixtures to fit to tools
  • Always observe Health and Safety Regulation

Essential Skills & Abilities:

  • Engineering background, with precision machinery experience
  • Bench fitting experience
  • Ability to read Engineering drawings
  • Self-Motivated

  • Attention to Detail
  • Good coordination
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Problem Solving Skills

If this is a role that interests you, please apply with your CV!