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Engineering Patternmaker

Family run leading CAD/CAM tooling solutions company, established 80 years, seeks a time served Engineering Patternmaker to construct patterns and moulds from metal, wood and composite materials from drawings/CAD data. Joining a long serving team who are passionate about providing a first-class service to their customers, as Engineering Patternmaker you would be responsible to maintenance of tools and equipment, whilst providing a personal, hands-on approach in each tool manufactured.

Successful candidate for the position of Engineering Patternmaker would possess experience in composites, woodworking and metalwork, be self-motivated, a team player and have experience in setting/operating machines such as; sanders, circular saws, band saws, mills and lathes.

Offered as a permanent contract, the role of Engineering Patternmaker offers market competitive salary and company benefits.

Engineering Patternmaker duties include:

  • Maintenance of tools and equipment which includes cleaning and safe storage
  • Constructing patterns and moulds from metal, wood and composite materials from drawings and CAD data
  • Carrying out day to day production as required, in line with manufacturing instructions
  • Reduce waste and ensure all waste materials are disposed of in accordance with company and legislative procedures
  • Conducting quality assurance and safety checks on all tooling
  • Working to tight tolerances and in process measurements
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings
  • Setting up and operating machines such as; sanders, circular saws, band saws, mills and lathes
  • Quality control, working to customer specification

Skills and attributes required by successful candidate for the role Engineering Patternmaker

  • Experience in jigs & fixtures – desirable
  • Experience in CNC machining - desirable
  • A real team player, with pride in one’s work and a desire for success
  • Be adaptable, and be willing to go the extra mile to meet tight deadlines
  • Good knowledge of composites, woodworking and metalwork
  • Able to demonstrate high attention to detail
  • Able to work effectively, both as part of a team and independently
  • Able to work consistently to high standards of accuracy and quality

Location: Willenhall
Hours of work: 7:30am to 4:00pm Monday to Thursday, 7:30am to 12:30pm Friday
Salary:  £16 - £18 per hour x 37 hour week - negotiable dependent upon experience
Benefits: Pension, Overtime at time & third, Leisurebank (additional annual leave)

If you have the skills and experience to fulfil the role of Engineering Patternmaker, please APPLY TODAY!