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At Gripple Ltd, an employee-owned and B Corp™ certified company and MX Awards Manufacturer of the Year 2022, we design, manufacture, and sell innovative, patented products for the construction, agriculture, solar and infrastructure markets.

We are now recruiting for an apprentice-trained mechanical engineer tooling technician/toolmaker to join the team. Are you are interested in mould tooling? Are you highly motivated, ambitious, and looking for a new challenge? If so, this could be the role for you!

What is the role

Reporting to a senior engineer at our Hellaby Works site in Rotherham (junction 1 off the M18), you will be responsible for ensuring a variety of production tooling is maintained and ready for use. You will also be involved in the manufacture of jigs, fixtures and gauges to engineering drawings.

Additional tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • maintaining tooling to ensure production runs are as efficient as possible
  • ensuring the moulding core kanban is up to date and requesting new cores as required
  • proactively driving a culture that ensures continuous improvement and best in class manufacturing
  • maintaining a clean and organised area of work in line with company standards and expectations
  • compliance with all health and safety standards and proposal and potential implementation of any perceived improvements required
  • effectively contributing to the mission, vision and values of Gripple
  • positively contributing to the companys environmental performance

Working hours

The position will entail working regular mornings and afternoons on a two-week shift pattern: Monday-Thursday 6am-2pm and 2pm-10pm and Friday 6am-1pm and 1pm-8pm. Weekend work may also be required to meet the demands of the business.

Who you are

To be considered for an interview, you must be an apprentice-trained mechanical engineer/toolmaker and be able to offer the following:

  • Competent toolmaking skills, injection moulds and/or die-casting tools
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings including tolerances (essential)
  • Experience of using micrometres and workshop measuring equipment (essential)
  • Manual toolroom machining skills
  • IT competency, MS Office

What we will offer in return

We recognise every individual as a unique person with their own special contribution to make. We work hard to make sure our people are happy and healthy, with a good work/life balance, and generously rewarded for their time, energy, and commitment. We therefore offer:

  • competitive salary
  • shares in the business
  • excellent initial and ongoing training and support and global opportunities to develop
  • generous holiday entitlement
  • life assurance
  • private individual health care
  • permanent health insurance scheme
  • Paycare health plan
  • non-contributory 15% pension scheme
  • enhanced family policy
  • gym membership

Why choose Gripple?

As an employee-owned company, our people are front and centre. You can therefore expect to see:

  • Commitment to core values and behaviours, AKA the Gripple Spirit
  • Work-life balance
  • Career development
  • Exceptional benefits
  • Unique working environment
  • Commitment to net zero in 2030

Gripple Careers Own it. We do!

Deadline for applications: Friday 1
st March 2024

Equal employment opportunity

We encourage applications from people from all backgrounds and aim to have a workforce that represents the wider society that we serve. We champion diversity, inclusion and wellbeing and aim to create a workplace where everyone feels valued with a sense of belonging. If there are any adjustments that would help your experience with Gripple, please let us know when you apply.

Whilst not mandatory, your completion of the applicant ethnic monitoring form will help us monitor and encourage equality and diversity. The information you provide will be anonymous and kept both confidential and separate to your application.

A polite note for recruitment agencies:
We do not accept applicants from recruitment agencies. If we do need support, we will be in touch!

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