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Tool Maker Apprenticeship - Dandenong South

MEGT - Dandenong South, VIC

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Our Host located in the South East of Melbourne supply a comprehensive range of containers, accessories and other plastic products wholesale, throughout Australia and overseas. They are currently seeking a first year tool maker to join their growing team

What is a tool maker?

A Toolmaker is responsible for achieving maximum levels of machine uptime through the efficient and effective maintenance of tooling and jig fixtures and must ensure the smooth running of machines in order to achieve product integrity (waste minimization) and the maintenance of output targets.

The incumbent is also responsible for the enhancement of new jigs & for providing tooling support as required in new equipment installations and will be involved in a high degree of trouble shooting / fault finding.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Adhering to all OH&S procedures
  • Identify causes of breakdowns to tooling and jig
  • Implement repairs of tools
  • Dismantle and clean tools
  • Troubleshoot tools to ensure improved productivity and safety
  • Work with CNC machinist
  • Perform fabrication duties to manufacture jigs, fixtures & tooling
  • Liaise with external tooling companies & suppliers
  • Use of manual machine tools such as milling, turning and grinding machines
  • Excellent numeracy and verbal/written communication skills

To be considered for the role you will have:

  • Completed year 12 High School Education
  • A mechanical mind/have a good mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to demonstrate working in a team environment
  • Ability to transfer learning / knowledge from known situation to new situation
  • Highly developed trouble shooting skills
  • Ability to cope with pressure when multiple tasks must be undertaken simultaneously
  • Willingness to contribute to continuous improvement initiatives
  • Desire to improve work skills & reach full potential
  • What's in it for you?
  • Receive a trade qualification at the end of your apprenticeship
  • Support from MEGT Field Officer
  • Job stability and growth
  • To apply:

    Please follow the prompts and click 'apply now'. Alternatively you can contact Daisy on 0429 921 920 for further information

    MEGT (Australia) is a Child Safe and Equal Opportunity employer committed to child safety and providing a work environment that values diversity and inclusion