Tool Maker (Belfast) (£40k)

Job Description

Tool Maker (Belfast) (£40K)

Are you an experienced Tool Maker who has worked with precision manufacturing companies? This is a great opportunity to join a local company with a presence all over the globe.

What's in it for you?

  • Competitive salary of £40,000
  • 30 days annual leave including stat days
  • Company pension scheme
  • Additional long service annual leave
  • Annual pay reviews
  • Mon-Thurs: 8.30am-5pm Fri: 8.30am-2.30pm


  • Collaborate with design and production teams to interpret technical drawings, and specifications.
  • Utilise manual and CNC machinery to fabricate, modify, and repair precision tools, dies, and fixtures.
  • Operate precision measurement instruments such as micrometres, calipers, gauges, and optical comparators to ensure accuracy and quality.
  • Perform preventive maintenance on tools and equipment to ensure consistent performance and longevity.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues related to tooling and equipment in a timely manner.
  • Continuously improve tooling processes and techniques to optimise efficiency and quality.
  • Maintain accurate documentation of work performed, changes made, and materials used.
  • Adhere to safety protocols and promote a safe working environment for yourself and colleagues.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify areas for process improvement and contribute to problem-solving efforts.
  • Work collaboratively to meet production goals, deadlines, and quality standards.
  • Occasional lifting of heavy objects and prolonged periods of standing may be required.


  • Relevant; technical/vocational training in toolmaking, machining, or a related field is preferred.
  • Proven experience as a Toolmaker or similar role, with a strong understanding of precision machining and toolmaking processes.
  • Proficiency in operating manual and CNC machinery, including lathes, mills, grinders, EDM machines, etc.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings, and specifications.
  • Strong knowledge of various tool steels, materials, and heat treatment processes.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Effective communication skills to work collaboratively within cross-functional teams.
  • Familiarity with CAD/CAM software is a plus.
  • Strong commitment to safety protocols and practices.
  • Willingness to learn and adapt to new technologies and techniques.
  • Time management skills to effectively manage part-time hours and contribute to the team's goals.

For further information on this job, or any other Engineering or Manufacturing roles in Northern Ireland, apply via the link or contact for a confidential chat today.