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Toolroom Assistant Galway

Posted: 21st May, 2024
Title: Toolroom Assistant
Department: Manufacturing
Location: Galway, Ireland



Reporting to the Toolroom Leader, the primary responsibility is to assist in the smooth operation of work being carried out in the tooling department.

  • Assembly of production tools according to production schedule
  • Adherence to safe practices and operation of all equipment within the facility
  • Completion of work orders as scheduled by toolmaker
  • Sandblasting of tooling
  • Changing knife blades
  • Stock checking and ordering of cutting knives and blades
  • Preventative Maintenance on all material, tooling trolleys and IGE boxes
  • Sucker plate modification and replacement
  • Ordering, sourcing and labelling of parts as required
  • Other light Maintenance duties throughout the facility as requested by Facilities manager
  • Adherence to good house-keeping guidelines
  • Assisting toolmaker in any duties as requested
The successful candidate will possess the following key attributes:
  • A methodical approach and an aptitude and interest in Mechanical type work
  • Attention to detail and ability to work on own initiative
  • Good organizational skills
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word
  • Knowledge of Toolroom Equipment desirable
  • Proficient use of Hand tools
Qualification & Experience Requirements:
  • Leaving cert as a minimum with a 3rd level mechanical qualification/trade very desirable
  • Trained in the use of hand tools and computer literate.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a similar role.

Good attendance record

The above list of job responsibilities is not exclusive or exhaustive and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks as may reasonably be expected within the scope of the post.

FOR INTERESTED APPLICANTS: If you are interested in this position, please send a brief cover letter, resume, please state the job title applying for and any other relevant material for the candidacy to Thank you!

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