Location West Drayton
Discipline: Manufacturing & Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £38000 to £40000
Contact name: Christopher Chapman

Contact email:
Job ref: 1707
Published: about 2 months ago


West Drayton, Greater London
£38,000 - £40,000

Immediate Start

Company Profile
The world’s largest manufacturer of push-fit plumbing products and valves and their family of brands who develop safe, sustainable, and efficient solutions through a range of engineered and innovative products for plumbing and heating, smart homes and specialist industries around the world, are now looking for a ‘Toolmaker’ to join their team in West Drayton, who will be responsible for tool repairs, maintenance and manufacture.



  • Manufacture new tooling and ancillary spares to support production activity
  • Responsible for the repair, maintenance and improvement of press tools and mould tools.
  • Evaluate repair jobs to determine extent of work involved to return tool to Production
  • Plan your work effectively and efficiently to meet the needs of the Toolroom and the business and to ensure costs are kept within budget and to achieve key dates whist maintaining the highest quality of workmanship
  • Operate manual mills, grinders, and lathes
  • Use of calibrated measuring equipment and understanding of Engineering Tool drawings
  • To comply with all current working instructions operable within the business
  • Comply fully with all current health, safety & environmental regulations in operation within the business whilst carrying out your duties

Skills & Attributes:
  • Toolmaking experience is a must
  • Be able to operate manual mills, grinders, and lathes
  • Have a solid understanding of and able to interpret engineering tool drawings
  • Use of calibrated measuring equipment
  • You must take pride in your own work
  • Ability to work together with others in a team environment
  • Having an ambitious nature will also be an advantage due to company growth plans

Hours of Work:

  • 40hrs per week
  • 7am to 3:30pm, Monday to Friday


  • 25 holidays depending on the role shift pattern
  • Flexible holiday buy/sell scheme
  • Recognition and reward scheme
  • Internal and external learning and development
  • On site Café (West Drayton site)
  • Employee Assistant Programme
  • Cycle to Work & Tech Scheme