GRP Mould Maker / Tool Room Operative

Vacancy Reference:

I1081 - GRP Mould Maker / Tool Room Operative

Location:

Ellough Near Beccles

As An Experienced Mould Maker You Will:

  • You will be well versed in the creation of moulds from a range of composite materials such as polyester, vinyl ester, or epoxy resins, GRP, wood, etc.
  • Be responsible for preparing moulds for production.
  • Be responsible for safe use and operation of all equipment and tools.
  • Assist in the preparation of costs by recording and advising on mould size, design, weights and set up times.
  • Be responsible for cleanliness of all equipment used and working areas.
  • Have a high level of attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Positive attitude and good communication skills.
  • Have both GRP and joinery experience.
  • Be used to working to deadlines / time management skills.
  • The ideal candidate will be an experienced mould maker and be proficient in the use of all the necessary tools and equipment.

    Key Duties Will Be:

  • Modification of patterns made in house or bought in.
  • Pattern surfacing and preparation for composite mould manufacture.
  • Manufacture of robot trim fixtures.
  • Manufacture of first off components.
  • Product and process development.
  • Work with customers on and off site to develop products and business rela-tionships.
  • Supervise, and train, others in manufacturing processes used at Broadwater Mouldings.
  • Hand laminate composite mould tools, jigs, or fixtures etc, using polyester, vinyl ester, or epoxy resins and gels coats with fibre glass reinforcement, whilst adhering to the manufacturers, or written instructions, provided.
  • Manufacture and fit backing/support structures to composite mould tools, jigs, or fixture.
  • Perform other composite tool making operations necessary to complete composite mould tools, jigs, or fixtures.
  • Perform other operations necessary to prepare composite mould tools, jigs, or fixtures for production of parts.
  • Any additional experience of production / casting methods would be very favourable.

    The role will suit individuals currently working as a Mould Maker, mould maker within the film, arts or other creative industries.

    Salary:

    Dependant Upon Experience.