Tooling Technician

Posted 2 days ago by Alliance Personnel

Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
£12.94 - £15/hour

Alliance Personnel are currently recruiting for Tooling Technician to join one of their clients based in Birmingham, B12.

Monday - Thursday 7:30am - 4pm, Friday 7:30am - 12:30pm

Job purpose

A Tooling Technician is required to manage and oversee the CNC machine tool store and to carry out pre-setting of machine tools which will then need to be delivered to the CNC machines, along with the necessary tooling, in time to meet the production schedule.

Role Duties

  • Carrying out pre-setting of tooling and storing it in the correct locations.
  • Making sure tooling and fixtures are picked and delivered to the CNC machine ready for the next setup before the machine stops running the previous job.
  • Maintaining stock levels of all consumables i.e. carbide inserts, cutters, drills, form tools etc.
  • Co-ordinating requests for new tooling and repair or replacement of damaged tooling.
  • Disassembling tooling where required and locating the stock in the tooling management system.
  • Developing the in-house tool management system.
  • Propose improvement to tooling setup, measurement & storage processes to improve machine uptime and minimise costs.
  • Involvement in Continuous Improvement and Lean Manufacturing initiatives
  • Any other duties that may from time to time be reasonably expected.


  • Good knowledge of machining processes & tooling for both turning & milling
  • Familiar with the use of Microsoft software packages, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint.


  • Experience & knowledge of all types of manual & CNC machine tools.
  • Ability to work to engineering drawings.
  • Be innovative in terms of problem solving and adaption to changes.
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to work independently and meet critical deadlines.
  • Knowledge of computer systems to manage tooling inventory.


  • Pension
  • Life assurance
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free on the road parking
  • Health cash plan


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