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Press Toolmaker

Job number: 61530920

Press Toolmaker - Up to £42,000 per annum - Gillingham, Kent - Permanent position - Days role (early finish on Friday) - 33 days holiday, Pension, Employee welfare schemes, Onsite Parking

We have an excellent opportunity for a Toolmaker to join our well established manufacturing client, based in Gillingham, Kent. Our client are a prestigious leading organisation and a market leader within their industry - the ideal candidate will be a time served apprentice, with experience of tool making from a Press Tool background and have a good understanding of CNC lathes and manual machinery.

Toolmaker Duties:

  • You will be looking after existing press tools as well as research and development of new press tools, scrap savings and development of improvements on existing press tools.
  • Draught and/or understand technical drawings and relay this to the Design Engineer.
  • Able to work on development of new press tools working on new products and to test and tool them.
  • The Toolmaker will be working with conventional lathes and tools day to day making adjustments and improvements utilising lathes, milling machinery.
  • Work closely with the Design Engineer and work on improvements to current and new products.


  • Press Tool Maker either for metal and steel forms and understand different grades of steel i.e. stainless steel thickness's and alloys.
  • You will be a traditional time served apprentice trained Toolmaker or Mechanical Engineer
  • The company would consider someone with mould tool experience looking to gain experience of tooling of press tools.
  • Used to working to precision tolerances
  • Working to ISO9001 standards.

In return you will be joining a well established and prestigious company, with a strong reputation in the Engineering industry and a stable background.


  • Pension
  • 33 days holiday
  • Employee welfare schemes
  • Canteen
  • On site parking

To hear more about this opportunity, please send your CV to

Travail Employment Group Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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