TOOL SETTER

  • Decotek Automotive
  • DECOTEK Automotive, Mullingar Road, Robinstown, Collinstown, County Westmeath, Ireland
  • 01/07/2019
Permanent Automotive Engineering Installation-Maint-Repair

Job Description

Principal Accountabilities

 

As Tool Setter, your key responsibilities will be:

 

  • Proper installation, clamping and set- up of tools in presses ranging from 50 to 500 tons.
  • Installation and set-up of CNC milling jigs and fixtures.
  • Installation and set-up of special purpose tooling, jig & fixtures.
  • Ability to operate, set, program CNC, PLC and Robotic machines.
  • Validate first out of tool parts prior to production start.
  • Maintain tools and lifting equipment in good working order.
  • Work effectively with all team members to assist in the continuous improvement of systems and processes and ensure best practice is consistently applied.
  • Monitoring the tools used on the manufacturing line and identify necessary repairs or possible improvements.
  • Using precision measurement instruments such as micrometer, gauges and Vernier calipers to check the part’s dimensions.
  • Experience in repair and maintenance of hydraulic and pneumatic circuitry.
  • Operate and maintain production equipment and tools correctly whilst ensuring health and safety of self and others.
  • Carry out Preventative Maintenance on tooling as per PM Schedule.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the maintenance and tool room manager

Experience, Training and Work Related Skills Required

 

  • Fork lift driving permit essential
  • Experience in press tool maintenance and repair works.
  • Knowledge of set-up of tools in presses
  • Knowledge of set-up of CNC equipment.
  • Experience in the automotive industry is a distinct advantage
  • Proactive with ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Flexible in approach to work
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate well in English

 

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