CNC Toolmaker/Machinist – Johannesburg

  • Permanent
  • Ref #392012RB
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa, Africa
  • Engineering - Factory, Manufacturing/Production
Employer Description

Our client is a reputable plastics manufacturer.

Job Description

  • Programming, setting-up and operating of CNC machines
  • Proper cutter selection for specific application
  • Minimized idle time
  • Cutting tool management by ensuring that the correct cutters be available at all times
  • Maintain and modify existing moulds as well as manufacture/design new tools
  • Maintain tight tolerances
  • Attend to breakdowns at all times, including after-hours support.
  • Refurbish tooling to standard specifications
  • Repair breakdowns
  • Assist with tool-related problems
  • Help with troubleshooting
  • Ready to do standby on weekends, public holidays, after hours, etc is essential
  • Ability to work overtime when required
  • Maintain safety, hygiene and housekeeping standards
  • Possibility of working shifts


  • Trade Test Toolmaker/Fitter & Turner


  • Min 2-3 years relevant experience in plastic injection moulding
  • Tool room working experience including hand work
  • Experience in Edgecam essential
  • Must have knowledge on 3D modelling software (Inventor or Solidworks or similar)
  • Proficiency in programming and operating controls
  • Must be able to read and interpret Technical Drawings
  • Experience in Thin-wall injection moulding will be added advantage

Salary / Package

R180K - R216K CTC per annum


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