• Contract
  • Newport
  • Posted 6 days ago

ThermoFisher Scientific

Job Description

Position Summary:

This is a fantastic opportunity for experienced Toolmaker to join Thermo Fisher in Newport!

The role holder will be responsible for planned maintenance and breakdown repairs to injection mould tools, to maintain a fit for purpose condition.

In addition, he /she will provide machine shop support to site engineering and production functions, and also, for the development of onsite spares, tooling manufacture to support onsite moulds and production needs.

Toolmaker will also en sure that all equipment is maintained in a safe and reliable condition and in compliance with all Company rules and regulations, and also maintain a high standard of housekeeping.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the efficient repair and servicing of all moulds, jigs, fixtures and extruder parts, to maintain production requirements and standards

  • To manufacture spare parts, both to drawing and through means of using own initiative, by taking measurements of existing parts and making new ones to the same standard

  • To achieve the highest possible standard of polish, on purchased parts and moulds, to maintain the company’s required standard of quality required on all products

  • To inspect externally manufactured components to drawing and check compatibility to existing moulds

  • To maintain or advise when necessary the condition of sub-contracted moulds

  • Carry out and record any periodic PPM checks which have been allocated and for which they are proficient

  • To assist in any training of other Production Technicians and to attend any training courses deemed necessary to enhance skill level

  • Inform Management of any occurrence or foreseeable occurrence likely to cause a breakdown

  • To ensure wastage of material is kept to a minimum and workplace is kept clean and tidy

  • To carry out mould PPM’s when required and core/insert changes

  • To ensure manufacturing adheres to and conforms with the required technical and quality specifications in line with the Company’s ISO 9000 quality systems

  • Comply in accordance with Company’s Policies on Health and Safety

  • Support the development of 5S activities to maintain the highest levels of hygiene and housekeeping

  • Support lean manufacturing programme in conjunction with PPI team

  • To be fully committed to concept of team work in all aspects of the job function

  • CNC machining experience desirable

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 GCSE grade A-C

  • Recognized Engineering Apprenticeship

  • Formal Engineering Qualification

  • Engineering/technical background

  • 5 years experience in similar role with knowledge of mould tools!

  • Formal Indentured Apprenticeship

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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