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Toolmaker, Toolmaking, Conventional Machining, Manual Machining, Manual Machinist, General Machinist, Manual Machine Setter, Engineering, Aerospace, Oil & Gas, Automotive, Nuclear, Defence, Medical, Location: Sheffield, Position, Permanent, Shift: Days & or Nights, Hourly rate: Negotiable depending on experience



EMBS are in partnership with a leading precision engineering company in Sheffield who have experienced considerable growth recently, particularly in the last 24 months and are therefore in the market for new talent.

Our client is a specialist in fabricating and machining precision components for a number of lucrative markets, including Aerospace & Nuclear.

As a result of orders with new and existing customers, our client is seeking a Toolmaker to join their business on a permanent basis.

The purpose of this role is to be apart of the Toolroom team and provide vital support to the manufacturing facility by producing, repairing and maintaining jigs, fixtures and form tools for new and existing products.

These fixtures can range from small pin fittings to fixtures over 1m diameter.

The role is predominantly days but there may be the opportunity to work nights.


Days – Monday to Thursday 7.15am to 4.00pm. Friday 7.15am to 12.15pm (38 hour per week)

Nights – Monday to Wednesday 6.00pm to 6.00am. Thursday 4.00pm to 8.00pm (40 hour per week)

Successful applicants MUST be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Proven tooling background

  • Ability to use manual lathes, milling machines, radial arms drills and surface & cylindrical grinders

  • Skills for jigs and tool manufacture and maintenance

  • Some CNC Milling experience would be advantageous but not essential

  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and understanding of GD&T

  • Work to tight deadlines and close tolerances

  • Experience in producing and maintaining press tools

  • Good level of numeracy and literacy

  • Work well within a team

In return the client is offering;

  • Permanent position - Stability / Longevity

  • Competitive salary - £13 per hour on days / £19.50 per hour on Nights

  • Benefits include: Contribution pension scheme, holidays, health care scheme and much more.


If you are interested in applying for this position and believe you meet the necessary criteria, please submit your most up to date CV to