Die Maintenance Technician

  • Job Reference: AGS14980
  • Date Posted: 19 July 2018
  • Location: Sunderland
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering & Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Allan Stevenson
  • Email: Allan.stevenson@marske.com
  • Telephone: 01642 718936

Job Description

MSS People are currently working with an Automotive client based in Sunderland who require a Die Maintenance Technician to provide a service and support to the Press Shop, repairing press tools in a busy maintenance department.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Diagnose tooling problems at press callout and potential repair of the tool at press
  • Carry out maintenance repairs and refurbishment activities on press tools
  • Modifications and improvement activities on the press tools
  • Record/document die performance and quality concerns regarding the repair details on maintenance reports
  • High standard of house keeping
  • Working in a safe and orderly manner

 The Person:

Ideally, you will be a time served Toolmaker from a press tool making background, or have experience in mechanical engineering biased. This includes troubleshooting, problem solving and resolution of technical problems. Knowledge of tool/press setting and operation is advantageous. A good attitude, flexible to challenges and possible changes is essential. Also must be prepared to work shifts and overtime.

 You will need to have experience in the following disciplines:

  • Experience using various hand tools for grinding
  • Stoning and polishing of tool steels
  • Operation of manual milling machines
  • Operation of lathes and drilling machines
  • Operation of surface grinding machines
  • Knowledge of TIG, Arc and MIG welding
  • Experience of precision measuring equipment

For a confidential chat about the role, please contact Allan Stevenson.