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Role: Tool Maker

Salary: £27,000 – £35,000 per annum

Location: Derbyshire

Type: Permanent/Full time



2fawcett are recruiting for an Toolroom Supervisor who a market leading company based in Derbyshire. The Tool room supervisor will support the Toolroom Foreman with the day-to-day management of the team. Full-time position, Monday – Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm (43 hours per week). Salary dependant on experience.


The Role & Responsibilities of the Toolroom Supervisor

  • Be able to read engineering drawings to produce parts required using Lathes & drills, milling

machines, grinding machines etc

  • Conduct test runs with completed tools or dies to ensure that parts meet specifications; make

adjustments as necessary.

  • Fit and assemble parts to make, repair, or modify dies, jigs, gauges, and tools, using machine tools

and hand tools.

  • Inspect finished dies and calibrators for correct fittings, surface finish, contour conformity, and


  • Set up and operate conventional, CNC or NC machine tools such as lathes, WEDM machines,

milling machines, and grinders to cut, bore, grind, or otherwise shape parts to given tolerances

and specifications.

  • Be able to measure finished parts for conformance to specifications, using measuring instruments

such as callipers, gauge blocks, micrometres, and dial indicators.

  • Ensuring that company and legislated Health and Safety procedures are adhered to.
  • Supervise the toolroom team – training, housekeeping, improvement, prioritise day to day issues.
  • Manage and prioritise labour to tooling breakdowns.
  • Demonstrate strong leadership and communication skills at all levels within the business.


Requirements of the Toolroom Supervisor

  • Excellent written and verbal communication

▪ Basic numeracy, literacy and ICT skills

▪ Demonstrate strong leadership and management skills of a team

▪ Strong communication and listening skill

▪ Ability to self-motivate and coach the other team members

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