Toolmaker – Southern Suburbs – Cape Town


An opportunity has arisen for a qualified Toolmaker

Reporting to the Plant Manager, the successful applicant will be responsible for the following outputs (amongst other duties):



  • Preventative maintenance on moulds
  • Repair of moulds
  • Repair of moulding mechanism – Hot Runner System
  • Ensure moulds are prepared and ready for production as per plan
  • Drawings, work instructions
  • Adhere 100% to maintenance schedule
  • Ensure moulds are operating optimally
  • Minimize mould downtime
  • The entire process of tool-making and mould creation from drawing to mould creation
  • Stripping and repairing plastic injection systems
  • CNC, milling, surface grinder, spark eroder, turning, polishing, bedding surfaces
  • Basic drawing modifications can read drawings



  • Have passed a qualifying trade test as a Tool, jig and die maker
  • Expert in plastics toolmaking
  • Have experience in plastic mould maintenance and repairs.
  • Minimum 5 years post qualification experience working on injection moulds
  • CNC and milling experience
  • 3 years’ experience in mould making and repair techniques
  • Be a hardworking, dedicated individual who understands the importance of attention to detail
  • Be willing to go the extra mile and follow all guidance and instructions
  • Be positive, enthusiastic, and driven to succeed
  • Be a well presented
  • Be reliable and a meticulous timekeeper
  • Have a passion for quality
  • Logical, systematic approach


Should you meet the above requirements, we urge you to please apply by forwarding your CV along with any supporting documents to

Contact will only be made with shortlisted candidates. Should you not hear from us within two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful

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