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Tool Setter

Job Details
  • 4785
  • Héroux-Devtek
  • Kirkby in Ashfield
  • Permanent, Full Time
  • A competitive salary + attractive benefits

Tool Setter 

Héroux-Devtek is an international company specialising in the design, development, manufacture, integration, testing and repair and overhaul of landing gear and actuation systems and components for the Aerospace market.

Héroux-Devtek’s global reputation for quality and reliability exists thanks to the achievements of its employees, and the business truly believes in providing employees with continuous training and professional development and fosters a strong entrepreneurial culture where each team member has a distinct role to play in the success of our business.

The Role – Tool Setter 

Reporting to the Production Manager, as a Tool Setter you will set and operate a variety of CNC controlled machines including state of the art tool pre-setters and heat shrink tool setting equipment, along with using hand operated tools.

Your duties will include, although will not be limited to:

  • Working closely with the Production Supervisor to maximise the production schedule, ensuring tools are set and ready for the production plan
  • Planning for tool shortages within the production area, and proactively managing production changes and any issues that may arise
  • Dealing with tooling regrinds and tooling efficiencies through controlled vend suppliers
  • Monitoring tool wear and non-conforming parts through tooling failure

Our Requirements – Tool Setter 

  • Proven tool setting experience with good knowledge of cutting tools
  • Ability to use a variety of measuring equipment
  • Computer literate including good working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook and Excel
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

Although not essential, experience of working in a close tolerance aerospace environment would be highly advantageous.

The Package

  • A competitive salary with level dependent on experience and qualifications
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Company pension scheme
  • Salary sacrifice healthcare scheme

You’ll be employed on a permanent contract, working 38.5 hours per week on a rotational shift pattern within Monday to Friday, at our manufacturing site in Kirkby in Ashfield, Nottingham.

All applications for this Tool Setter vacancy are to be submitted online.

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