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Toolroom Engineer

Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
Job Type
14 Oct 2021
Here at Ronford-Baker Engineering we are looking for a Toolroom Engineer to join our team based in Kings Langley near Watford. You will receive a salary of £30,000 per annum (depending on experience) with overtime plus private health insurance and an annual company bonus. The working hours are Monday to Thursday 07.30am - 4.00pm and 7.30am - 3.00pm on a Friday plus occasional overtime.

We are a well-established and high-quality manufacturer of tripods and fluid heads for television and film cameras. Ronford-Baker have a global reputation built over the last 50 years for some old-fashioned (and increasingly rare) manufacturing qualities, such as extremely high product quality, longevity, and robustness. Ronford-Baker Engineering products are recognised as the highest quality platforms available for both studio and location shooting. Ronford-Baker was formed in 1966 as a collaboration between Ron Ford, who ran a camera rental business and Harry Baker, a talented engineer. Great pride is taken in the quality of manufacturing: no subcontract work is done, and products are not made for anyone else. Many products are still in daily use in studios worldwide after 50 years.

As the Toolroom Engineer your responsibilities will include:

Assemble equipment to a very high standard.
Using a range of toolroom machines including manual lathes & milling machines.
Understanding & translating drawings.
The successful Toolroom Engineer will have the following skills and experience:

A strong understanding of mechanical engineering principals and have hands on experience of a similar role.
Experience of mechanical fault-finding down to component level.
Be a hands-on individual with a passion for quality manufacturing.
A high level of attention to detail and a passion for getting it right.
Good problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
Be persistent, determined, trustworthy and able to work using your own initiative.
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  • Job Reference: 397072260-2
  • Date Posted: 14 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Ronford Baker Engineering Company Ltd
    Ronford Baker Engineering Company Ltd
  • Location: Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
  • Salary: £30,000
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent