Tool Maker

at Key Recruitment
Location Cape Town, South Africa
Date Posted January 17, 2022
Category Engineering
Job Type Full-Time



Job Description

Leader in the field of precision mechanical manufacturing seeks to employ a suitably qualified and experienced Tool Jig and Die-maker at their premises near Cape Town.


For the position you would be required to have:


Trade tested Tool Jig and Die-maker ESSENTIAL

Around 4 years’ experience in designing tools and fixtures in a high-volume precision manufacturing environment, also CNC machines


Knowledge and understand 2D and 3D computer aided design and manufacturing software (CAD/CAM), Solid Edge and Edge Cam

Responsibilities would include you to:


Responsible for making precision tools (such as jigs, moulds, dies and progression press tool assemblies)

Special guides and holding devices, which are used in the manufacturing process to make products.

Work with variety of materials including metals, alloys, plastics, and ceramics etc.

Monitor tools produced to identify and implement any necessary modification and repairs.

Monitor of tools used on the manufacturing line to ensure efficient run rates.

Assembling, fitting, and repairing of tools.

Working according to engineering drawings to measure and mark the design for a tool and/or part.

Use hand tools such as files, hacksaws, grinders etc. and machinery such as lathes, presses, milling machines, CNC machines, tool & cutter grinders to cut and shape or form tools or parts.

Use Precision measurement instruments such as micrometres, gauges, clocks, vernier calipers etc.

Check parts and/or tools dimensions according drawing tolerances.

Attending machine breakdowns to identify the root cause and solve the problem.


On offer is a package of around R35k per month


Interested candidates can send their CVs