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Die Maintenance Technician


Tyne and Wear

£29,000 inc SA on 2 shifts






Company Description

This rare opportunity has arisen with our outstanding Tyne and Wear based client. They are now looking for a motivated Die Maintenance Technician to help their business grow and improve. This is an outstanding permanent opportunity for the ideal candidate to support the toolmaking and engineering department.

Job Specification

The Role

  • Experience working in an automotive background, ideally in a tool room and/or press shop experience of press tool repair and maintenance
  • Previous experience of a tool room/press shop environment
  • Knowledge of single and double action draw tools
  • Must be time served in press toolmaking/die maintenance
  • Preferably will have worked in a heavy engineering/factory environment
  • Day to day management of your own time and tasks
  • Update and maintain internal record systems
  • Development and improvement activities in both people and areas
  • Have a good understanding of planned and preventative maintenance activities
  • Familiar with the health & safety risks associated with our environment
  • Able to work on his/her own initiative given the list of tasks to be achieved

The Person

  • Must have a City & Guilds in Engineering principles or equivalent (preferably through apprenticeship)
  • Must be able to weld using TIG and MMA
  • Must be able to use manual metal working machines, lathes, milling, grinding and drilling
  • Basic computer skills to enable you to log your time
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills including people management & motivational skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Flexible and adaptable to varying and changing situations

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