Skip to Main Content

Toolmaker and Tool & Die Maintenance Technician

Highly skilled engineers that carry out complex and specialist detailed work.

Toolmaker and Tool & Die Maintenance Technician apprentice inspecting a machined component
Toolmaker and Tool & Die Maintenance Technician apprentice inspecting fitting
Toolmaker and Tool & Die Maintenance Technician apprentice welding

Information & Requirements

Toolmakers and Tool & Die Maintenance Technicians carry out work in manufacturing, and maintaining the tools required for products, components and assemblies that affect our everyday lives.

This requires a broad range of tasks including the interpretation of engineering drawings and technical instructions and the use of hand, machine and automated computer controlled machine tools and measuring equipment.

Toolmaker and Tool & Die Maintenance Technician apprentice turning

Career Paths

Toolmakers are usually employed by manufacturing companies with their own tool making departments or by specialist workshops making components to order for other companies.

You could become a Workshop Supervisor, Machine Maintenance Technician or move into Quality Control in fields. You could work in sectors such as Aerospace, Product and Parts Manufacturing, Plastics Product Manufacturing, Machine Shops, Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing.

Your employer may offer opportunities to progress onto a higher apprenticeship or advance to gain a degree level qualification.

Related Vacancies

Take a look below at our current vacancies. Can’t see what you are looking for? Complete a general application and our Recruitment Team will endeavour to match you up with an employer as new opportunities arise.

Engineering Technician Apprentice

Quartzelec are recruiting for an intelligent and capable apprentice to get involved in all aspects of engineering process within the rotating machines industry, with the opportunity to ultimately work within their Project Engineering department.

Annual Salary: £11,716

Hours: 38 per week, Monday – Friday

Closing Date: 14th June 2021

Mechanical Engineering Apprentice

The role will offer the individual to get involved in all aspects of engineering process within the rotating machines industry. Machine shop activities, generator/motor build, mechanical fitting, electrical testing, CAD and engineering design are all areas in which you will gain experience and find your place.

Annual Salary: £11,716

Hours: 38 per week, Monday – Friday

Closing Date: 13th June 2021

Engineering Apprentice – Food & Drink

Kraft Heinz are looking to recruit for two individuals to join their team of highly skilled engineers. During the apprenticeship you will be learning both mechanical and electrical engineering skills to implement the maintenance of the machinery and equipment to ensure the smooth continuous operation.

Annual Salary: £15,554

Hours: 39 per week, Monday – Friday

Closing Date: 21st June 2021

Client Logos

MGTS has built long-standing relationships with some of the biggest names in industry, providing apprenticeship training for the next generation of the workforce, and upskilling experienced staff. Our clients include:

Warburtons Logo
Morrisons Logo
Britvic Logo
Fedex Logo
Molson Cools Logo
Pepsico Logo
TNT Logo
Seco Logo
Marton's Logo
Trimph Logo

Apply Today

Ready to start your career? Apply to MGTS today to find your perfect Apprenticeship and earn while you learn with professional qualifications and training.