Toolroom Engineer

  • Competitive
  • Whitstable, Kent
  • Amphenol Ltd

Amphenol Ltd is part of the $9 billion p.a. Amphenol Corporation – a market leading, global, interconnect specialist. This successful site employs c230 people and specialises in the design and manufacture of a diverse range of connectors and interconnect products for a highly demanding customer base in the Aerospace, Military and Industrial sectors.

Poised for further growth, and investment, we are now seeking to recruit a Toolroom Engineer who will help deliver unrivalled levels of excellence. The successful applicant will be responsible for supporting the in-house requirements of the business for the production of tooling.

Key Responsibilities include:

*Producing new and refurbished tooling and / or making improvements to tooling (both moulding and assembly of products)

*Developing new and innovative tooling to aid manufacture

*Carrying out model shop activities for the support of development samples and tooling for NPI

*Machining tooling to exact tolerances

Essential Qualities include:

*City and Guilds, or equivalent, qualification in Mechanical Engineering

*Time served apprenticeship within a tool making environment

*Experience working as a Toolroom Engineer, Toolroom Technician or Toolmaker

*Working knowledge and experience of mould tool / press tool manufacture and assembly tool manufacture

*Knowledge of machining to exacting tolerances using various methods (i.e. grinding, turning and milling, etc)

*Knowledge of tool manufacture

*Ability to demonstrate skills required to produce detailed tooling in any of the following: milling, turning, grinding (cylindrical and/or surface), spark eroding and/or bench fitting

For more information, please refer to our company website (

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