Senior Toolmaker – Southern Suburbs – Cape Town

  • Full Time
  • Southern Suburbs, South Africa

Glasshouse Recruiting


To Apply please send your CV and  a short 1 minute Video on whatsapp (071 361 6006) or email where you tell us a bit about yourselves and anything they would like us to know about you and your skills and work?




An opportunity has arisen for a qualified Toolmaker




Duties & Responsibilities

Reporting to the Plant Manager, the successful applicant will be responsible for the following outputs (amongst other duties):




  1. Preventative maintenance on moulds
  2. Repair of moulds
  3. Repair of moulding mechanism – Hot Runner System
  4. Ensure moulds are prepared and ready for production as per plan
  5. Drawings, work instructions
  6. Adhere 100% to maintenance schedule
  7. Ensure moulds are operating optimally
  8. Minimize mould downtime   
  9. The entire process of toolmaking and mould creation from drawing to mould creation
  10. Stripping and repairing plastic injection systems
  11. CNC, milling, surface grinder, spark eroder, turning, polishing, bedding surfaces
  12. Basic drawing modifications can read drawings



Desired Experience & Qualification




Additional Requirements:


  1. Have passed a qualifying trade test as a Tool, jig and die maker
  2. Expert in plastics toolmaking  
  3. Have experience in plastic mould maintenance and repairs.
  4. Minimum 5 years post qualification experience working on injection moulds
  5. CNC and milling experience
  6. 3 years’ experience in mould making and repair techniques 
  7. Be a hardworking, dedicated individual who understands the importance of attention to detail
  8. Be willing to go the extra mile and follow all guidance and instructions
  9. Be positive, enthusiastic, and driven to succeed
  10. Be a well presented
  11. Be reliable and a meticulous timekeeper
  12. Have a passion for quality
  13. Logical, systematic approach





Should you meet the above requirements, we urge you to please apply by forwarding your CV along with any supporting documents to [email protected]


Contact will only be made with shortlisted candidates. Should you not hear from us within two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful



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