Pattern Maker

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Pattern Maker

A manufacturing concern are seeking a hands on Pattern Maker to join their team.

Open position : Pattern Maker

Location : Port Elizabeth

Salary : Market related

Type : Permanent position

Reporting to : Tooling and Technical Training Manager

Working hours : Monday to Thursday (07:00 – 16:30) and Friday (07:00 – 14:00)

Job requirements :

  • Grade 12

  • 3 years experience in the timber workshop environment

  • Working knowledge of and experience in using electrical drilling machines and grinders

  • Understanding of materials – expansion and contraction

  • Ability to use vernier, laser, height gauge and other tools necessary for calibration

  • Understanding of Health and Safety Legislation

  • Ability to use high speed tools, band saws, planer and wood thickness planer

  • Drilling

  • Welding

  • Hand skills

  • Attention to detail


Duties :

  • Providing tooling according to acceptable standards.

  • Repairing tools in line with specifications required. 

  • Conducting calibrations of fixtures.

  • Making trim jigs, fastrack templates, trade mark jugs and crates for transporting equipment.

  • Manufacturing checking fixtures from a sample glass or from an aperture.

  • Assisting production runs with any concerns regarding the tools.

  • Providing advice on issues with regards to tools.

  • Obtaining advice from specialists with regards to special cases and implemented suggested ideas to remedy problems.