Tool Setter

Cammach Bryant
11 Oct 2019
08 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is looking for a Tool Setter for a permanent position, located in Aberdeen.


  • To prepare tooling for Machining operations.
  • Assist with setups as directed by Supervisor
  • Assist with fettling of components as required.


  • Preparing and setting tool for Horizontal Borers and Turning Centres as directed by Supervisor
  • Co-ordinate with Programming supervisor to have AT tools kept in good order and repaired / Replaced as required
  • Assist with preparing components for machining operations
  • Working to COSHH regulations, risk assessments and work procedures
  • Stamping and deburring components appropriately
  • Being responsible for individual quality of work
  • Ensuring all tooling removed is documented correctly and then returned to its appropriate location when not in use
  • Keeping records of tooling / toolholders
  • Ensuring equipment is maintained in good working order
  • Ensuring own safety and safety of others in working practices
  • Ensuring lifting equipment is used safely and stored appropriately when not in use
  • Keeping work areas tidy and free from obstacles
  • Working various machines when required to manufacture tooling / fixtures


Minimum Requirements

  • Semi-skilled in Mechanical Engineering
  • Previous experience of setting Tooling for Milling / Turning Centres
  • Previous experience working within a Manufacturing environment
  • Use of industrial measuring equipment
  • Knowledge of imperial measuring scale
  • Health and Safety awareness
  • Flexible attitude to overtime working

Preferred Requirements

  • Time served in Mechanical Engineering
  • Abrasive wheels
  • Lifting and slinging
  • Manual handling
  • Understanding of tooling geometry
  • Basic IT skills