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at Key Recruitment
Published September 20, 2023
Location Cape Town, South Africa
Category Management  
Job Type Full-Time  



Leader in the field of precision mechanical manufacturing seeks a Toolmaker at

their premises near Cape Town

For the position you would be required to have:

• Qualified Toolmaker On progression press tooling.

• Tool, Jig and Die Making Red Seal certificate.

• Knowledge of Progressive press tool, Manufacturing, Maintenance, CNC

Mill ,CNC Turn

Main Responsibilities (but not limited to these only)

• Responsible for making precision tools/parts (such as jigs, molds, 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


• Knowledge and understand computer numerically controlled (CNC)

machines, a solid background in a variety of technical and IT processes.

• 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.

• Use of machinery such as lathes, presses, milling machines, CNC

machines, tool & cutter grinders to cut, shape or form tools or parts.

• Knowledge and understand 2D and 3D computer aided design and

manufacturing software (CAD/CAM).

• Use Precision measurement instruments such as micrometers, 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 in Toolroom.

• Tool maintenance and compiling reports. Creating and reading of

engineering drawings.

• Understanding CNC coding language.