Toolmaker - Injection Moulding

Working as part of a small team within the Plasmotec toolroom, we require a skilled Toolmaker. The role will include the manufacture and repair and maintenance of injection mould tools for presses up to and including 100 tonnes.


The ideal candidate will be a time served toolmaker with Injection mould manufacturing experience, however, consideration would be given to an individual who has proven experience across the key skills listed below.


  • You will be proficient in conventional milling, surface grinding, turning and die sink spark erosion.
  • You will have a good understanding of the build requirements of modern injection mould tooling.
  • You will have a good understanding and use of basic hand tools and measuring equipment. A knowledge of CMM measurement would be an advantage.
  • Knowledge of CNC machining techniques and preferably basic programming skills would be advantageous.


Desirable attributes would include a thorough knowledge of the injection moulding process and the ability to “troubleshoot” tooling issues at the new product development stage of manufacture. Higher levels of CNC programming and the use of CAD would also be desirable.


The role is a permanent full-time position following successful completion of a probationary period.  Standard toolroom hours are 08:00 to 17:00, but we are happy to be flexible to accommodate an earlier or later start if that is required. Overtime is available as workloads allow.


Salary is commensurate with this key role within the Company and will be negotiated against skills and experience. The role benefits from life assurance and personal accident, and is eligible for inclusion in our auto-enrolment pension, subject to successful completion of probation.