Tool Preparation Operative

  • Full Time
  • Temp to Perm
  • Worcester


Tool Preparation Operative 

responsible to the Tooling  Supervisor 

Overall purpose of job:

  • Responsible for Tool Preparation for Daily Production Requirements, ensuring that tools are ready as per tooling schedule

Principal accountabilities and key responsibilities include, but are not limited, to the following:

  • Servicing of Production Tools, to ‘as new standard’ when tools are removed from machines, ready for the next production period
  • Carry out general repairs to tooling as directed by the Tooling Supervisor and in emergency, as directed by the production Shift Managers
  • Upkeep of the tooling workshop including cleanliness and ensuring the area is safe and tidy at all time
  • Ensure effective communication is maintained between colleagues especially at shift handover, and partially completed work should be passed on with a written log of what’s been completed and what’s remaining
  • Use of MiG-welding equipment, for repair of tooling, when required
  • Work as part of any team and actively take part in team activities including Continuous Improvement Programmes
  • Accurate and timely completion of documentation to comply with all necessary Quality Standards and production requirements.
  • Undertake additional training to develop skills as company requires
  • Support a positive Health and Safety culture, ensuring site procedures are always adhered to and Health and Safety legal requirements are met
  • To always advocate the organisation in a positive and professional manner
  • Continuous improvement activities
  • Operate in a safe manner and following Health, Safety and Environmental rules and guidelines, whilst identifying areas for improvement
  • To work in accordance with organisational policies and practices
  • To undertake any other duties as may be required within the scope of the post and participate as necessary in corporate initiatives and projects.

Person Specification  


  • The successful candidate will need to be from a manufacturing background

Personal Qualities:

  • Must have a high level of integrity
  • Punctual, dependable and responsible
  • Strong team working ethics and customer focus
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Should be well organised and have an eye for detail

Personal Circumstances:

  • Able to work extended hours when the occasion arises.
  • Full Driving License is essential.

Salary negotiable on experience

Please email your current CV to Sean ing at or call 01905 731234 for more information


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