Tooling / Calibration Engineer – Staff – Thornton-Cleveleys

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Location:    Thornton-Cleveleys

Term:           Staff, Permanent

Start:             ASAP

Addison Precision are recruiting for Tooling / Calibration Engineer for a permanent staff role at our state of the art facility in Thornton-Cleveleys. You will join an established team working on a range of products for clients in various sectors. We operate a busy workshop where we constantly invest in our machines, ensuring we are at the leading edge of technology.

The Role

The role would suit an experienced machinist or someone who has worked in a tool room/manufacturing shop floor environment with an in-depth knowledge of cutting tools and Inspection equipment.

  • Inventory Management of all consumable and capex tooling
  • Inventory Management of all calibration activity
  • Management of the companies Vend solution with ACT.
  • Tool setting pre-qualified tooling via “Tool Setter” and issuing to machine.
  • Review and issue of tooling kits to shop floor in line with traveller packs/set-up sheets and tooling sheets.
  • Compile Jigs/Fixtures/work holding based on pre-defined tooling sheets.
  • Issue kits to shop-floor in line with work to list schedules.
  • Auditing of a stock control Tooling/Calibration via Vend solution/Cardex Machine/Virtual Vend
  • Liaising with tooling representatives and managing procurement and vend consumption.
  • Procurement of capex tooling and spot orders
  • Management and stock control of jigs/fixture requirements
  • Maintaining the companies Heat-Shrink & Tool pre-setting equipment
  • Managing the companies scrap carbide consumption.
  • Stock control of product using the companies ERP system
  • Management of Calibration equipment and suppliers
  • Updating and liaising with ME’s regarding tooling sheets encapsulating amendments and changes

Person Specification

  • Suitable and relevant experience working as a machinist  or a tooling / calibration engineer in a tool room or manufacturing shop floor environment.
  • Proactive and able to work on own initiative.
  • Team Player, but also works well individually.
  • Organised and methodical approach to work.
  • Excellent time keeping.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Right First-Time attitude.
  • Demonstrable experience in all aspects in the above mentioned role is highly desirable

If you have the skills and experience and would like to be considered for the role, please, send your CV to:

To all applicants: In line with legislation, this position is only open to candidates who have indefinite eligibility to work in the UK.

To all recruitment agencies: The Company does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Recruitment agencies should not send resumes to our HR team or to any of our employees. We are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies.


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Project Enquiries:

Hillhouse: 01253 898 200

Daresbury Park: 01928 786 000

Teesside: 01642 694 000

Precision Enquiries:

T: 01253 898 292

Engineering Enquiries:

T: 01253 898 280

Regional Offices:

Hillhouse Business Park, Thornton Cleveleys, Lancs, FY5 4QD

Daresbury Park, Warrington, Cheshire, WA4 4BS

Riverside Park, Middlesbrough, Teesside, TS2 1RU

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