JOB TITLE: Tool Room Technician


Industry : Engineering & Technical Job Location : Milton Keynes
Job Reference : 11664SM Job Category : Engineering
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 30/06/2015
 
Salary & Benefits : £20000 - £23000 per annum
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

Tool Room Technician Paying between £20-£23k plus shift allowance up to 14% Based in Milton Keynes. 37.5 hours a week, Shifts 7am to 3pm one week, 3pm to 11pm the next. Salary starts at £20377.50 including shift allowance of 10% for the 7am-3pm shift and 14% for the 3pm-11pm shift. If the applicant meets the requirements this can rise to £22854 after 3 months, there is the opportunity to move up another two levels to £25038 within this role based on performance.


Job Description

Tool Room Technician
Paying between £20-£23k plus shift allowance up to 14%
Based in Milton Keynes.
37.5 hours a week,
Shifts 7am to 3pm one week, 3pm to 11pm the next.

Salary starts at £20377.50 including shift allowance of 10% for the 7am-3pm shift and 14% for the 3pm-11pm shift. If the applicant meets the requirements this can rise to £22854 after 3 months, there is the opportunity to move up another two levels to £25038 within this role based on performance.

The Role
We are looking for a Tool Room Technician to join a leading designer and manufacturer of rigid plastic packaging with manufacturing facilities in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom. This is a new position in thier fast moving and rapidly expanding company with excellent room for progression.

The Tool Room Technician will be responsible for:

*Maintaining thermoforming tools involving precise sharpening of knives
*Basic engineering
*Drilling and tapping
*Repairs to aluminium castings
*Hand polishing and preparing tooling for production.
*Accurate record keeping
*The Tool Room Technician will be working Rotating shifts 7am - 3pm and 3pm - 11pm.
*There will be some overtime and change to hours to meet with production and department needs.

The Candidate
The ideal Tool Room Technician will have;

*Bench fitting experience, a keen eye for detail
*Be willing to work as part of a team and be self motivated.
*Experience of using Milling and Lathe machines
*Knowledge of manual handling techniques
*Basic Computer Skills
*Be able to work under pressure and multi task
*Good communication skills
* Happy to be working Rotating shifts 7am - 3pm and 3pm - 11pm.
* Happy to help with overtime and change to hours to meet with production and department needs.

Hours of Work
*Working Rotating shifts 7am - 3pm and 3pm - 11pm.
*Overtime and change to hours to meet with production and department needs.

The Package
Salary starts at £20377.50 including shift allowance
10% for the 7am-3pm shift
14% for the 3pm-11pm shift.
If the applicant meets the requirements this can rise to £22854 after 3 months,
There is the opportunity to move up another two levels to £25038 within this role based on performance.
Health Cash Plan including optical and dental
Employee Assistance Programme
Pension above minimum requirement
Length of service rewards
Life Assurance
Childcare Vouchers
Birthday cards and vouchers
Recommend a friend recruitment bonus
Annual Bonus (dependant on company performance)
Annual Increase (dependant on company performance)
Annual Scholarship Programme from head office


Job Keywords

Tools, Tool Room, Technician, Engineer, knives, sharpening, engineering, drilling, tapping, aluminium, castings, polishing, tooling, production, plastic, bench, fitting, milling, lathes, machines, manual handling, Milton Keynes, packaging, factory



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