Senior Toolmaker Job

Senior Toolmaker/CNC Turning Technician

As we continue to grow we are seeking a Senior Toolmaker to join our expanding team.


  • Setting up and programming CNC turning machining equipment such as universal turning centres and sliding head lathes.
  • Monitored machine performance, making real-time adjustments to maintain quality standards and minimise production downtime.
  • Interpret technical drawings and work instructions to determine machining requirements and dimensions.
  • Collaborate with engineering and design teams to optimize tooling designs for manufacturability and efficiency.
  • Precision machining of new parts, tools, and fixtures.
  • Maintain accurate documentation of production activities, including machine logs, tooling records, and inspection reports.
  • Adhere to safety protocols and guidelines to ensure a safe working environment for yourself and others.
  • Train and mentor new apprentice toolmakers.


  • Toolmaking qualification or a minimum of 6 years experience in mould/toolmaking, machining or manufacturing.
  • Experience operating DMG Mori Turning Centres and Tornos sliding head lathes extremely desirable.
  • ESPRIT CAD CAM experience preferred.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and specifications.
  • Excellent attention to detail and precision.
  • Effective communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Ability to manage time efficiently, prioritizing tasks and working to deadlines.
  • Self-starter who is comfortable taking initiative
  • Experience in managing health and safety policy desirable.
  • Desire to work in an environment where integrity, respect, ownership, and excellence are valued.

Joining our team as a Senior Toolmaker offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to the success of our company and grow your career in manufacturing.


  • Salary: Based on qualifications and experience.
  • 21 days annual leave per year.
  • Company pension plan.
  • Being part of a dynamic, growing business.

Interested in applying for the role. Send your C.V to [email protected]

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