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105279 - Toolmaker - Galway

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Date: 12/12/2019
Job Reference: 105279
Contact Name: Tommy McKeown
Contact Email:

Job Description

Toolmaker - Galway - 105279
Due to continued expansion of their operations, our client now requires a qualified and experienced Toolmaker. This is a permanent position with a competitive salary based in Galway.
Key Responsibilities
  • Set up and operate all toolroom equipment, manufacture machine tool components.
  • Manufacture and inspection of optical mould tooling using high precision CNC machines and metrology equipment.
  • Manufacture machine components and fixtures to specified high precision tolerances.
  • Work closely with QA and Manufacturing personnel and ensure all quality standards are maintained.
  • De-bug component faults and resolve in a prompt fashion
  • Carry out manual machining activities in toolroom as required
  • Work effectively with all team members to assist in the continuous improvement of systems and processes and ensure best practice is consistently applied.
  • Operate and maintain production equipment and tools correctly whilst ensuring health and safety of self and others.
  • Assist in design and fabrication of tooling and components, in parallel with defining and documenting key dimensions.
  • Assembly of complex machine tools and components without supervision.
  • Final fit as well as retrofit close tolerance machine tool components as required.
Education, Experience and Skills:
  • Qualified Toolmaker from accredited third level institution
  • Post apprentice experience of 2 years operating in a machine shop is desirable
  • Experience in the medical device industry is an advantage
  • Demonstrable knowledge and ability to develop creative solutions to problems
  • Attention to detail when inspecting and documenting key dimensions.
  • Performs complex, high precision developmental and prototype machine work requiring an exceptional degree of skill and versatility
  • Must be able to work as part of a team and adhere to quality systems requirements
  • Proactive with ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Flexible in approach to work with excellent communication skills.

For further information on this Toolmaker role in Galway please contact Tommy Mckeown on 086 0100903 /

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