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Company: Thornshaw Recruitment
Reference: TD9690
Closing Date: 23 Mar 18
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): Negotiable

Job Summary:

My client, a global pharmaceutical company have a new vacancy for a Toolmaker to be based at their Dublin site.


My client, a global pharmaceutical company have a new vacancy for a Toolmaker to be based at their Dublin site.

You will be responsible for managing the maintenance and repair of all molds in operation at the Dublin site.  You will liaise with external contractors for the manufacture and repair of jigs & fixtures and spare parts for injection molds.  This position will report to the Toolroom Group Leader.

•    Responsible for the maintenance of injection molds in the company and compiling standard specifications /procedures for each mold and monitoring all existing molds to standard specifications.
•    Responsible for, jigs & fixture manufacture, maintenance on the injection molding and ancillary equipment in conjunction with the machine supplier.
•    Works with the Operations Supervisor in troubleshooting mold problems.
•    Establishes relationships with the customers and suppliers in pursuit of continuous improvement and on-going business development.
•    Attends, schedules and facilitates internal meetings to help establish priorities and assign tasks.
•    Solves, in conjunction with the Quality department, customer related problems/issues as needed
•    In conjunction with approved toolmakers, research new processes and/or systems for maintenance/manufacture of molds and implement new processes and systems as developed under the direction of the operations manager.
•    Instructs others, formally or informally, regarding manufacturing related skills or knowledge and assist in the training of employees on new processes or systems introduced to the company.
•    Coordinate the development of documentation in the toolmaking areas in line with ISO9001/ ISO 13485 requirements and review of the systems with the Process Engineer/Group Leaders and the Quality department on a regular basis to ensure conformance to same.
•    Compliance to all local site company policies, procedures and corporate policies. 

Toolmaking qualification plus time served with a toolmaker producing injection molds.
•    Previous experience in an injection mold making / mold maintenance environment.
•    Good knowledge of milling, turning, grinding, sparking and fitting.
•    Ability to weld.
•    Good knowledge in mold maintenance and experience of supporting a high-volume manufacturing environment.
•    Previous experience in the manufacture and/or repair/maintenance of the following mold types would be a distinct advantage:
?    Multi cavity molds
?    Hot Runner molds
?    Valve gated molds
?    Stack molds
•    Good understanding of the injection molding process.
•    Previous experience working on technically challenging applications would be an advantage (i.e.) medical, tight tolerance work.
•    Ability to interact with suppliers, customers and external toolmakers.
•    Knowledge of hydraulics and pneumatics would be an advantage.

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