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Rapid Prototype Technician – Silicone Tooling Specialist

Rapid Prototype Technician – Silicone Tooling Specialist

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Silicone Tooling Specialist

We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic, and motivated Workshop Technician with a speciality in Silicone Tooling preparation to join our expanding Rapid Prototyping team.

Reporting to the Senior RP Technician – Team Leader, you will be assisting with all aspects involved in producing rapid prototypes to customer specifications.

Working in the Rapid Prototype team, you will process orders to a high standard. Our customers expect fast turnarounds, so you will work with your colleagues to meet strict deadlines.

The ideal candidate

You will be able to:

  • Master model preparation and painting
  • Creating Silicon tooling – vents and feeds
  • Vacuum casting processes – mix resins / calculate material to be used / mix colours
  • Clean vacuum cast mouldings to a high standard for presentation to customers
  • Work on all 3D printed parts to finish to customers specification

In addition you:

  • Will have a minimum of 5 years experience
  • Will be able to take any part and create a silicone tool and cast a part without any assistance
  • Will be able to work under pressure
  • Will be well organised
  • Will be flexible as you will be required to complete additional workshop duties not related to silicone tooling
  • Must be able to work to our company values
Salary, hours and holiday

Salary: £27k-£31k

Base: Royston, Hertfordshire

Hours: 40 hours per week, 7.30am-4.00pm (with 1/2 hour lunch break) although there is flexibility on start time

Annual leave: 21 days paid leave (increases with time served)

Bank Holidays: statutory Bank Holidays

Pension: auto-enrolment into the Government Scheme (provided by Nest)

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