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Job Title:  Tooling Senior Specialist


Plymouth, DEV, GB, PL6 7LG

Business Unit:  Specialty Metals
Posting Date:  Sep 10, 2022
Job Description: 


AMETEK is a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annual sales of approximately $5.5 billion. Publicly traded on the NYSE since 1930 and a component of the S&P 500, AMETEK has over 18,500 colleagues at more than 150 operating locations in 30 countries around the world. Our mission is to solve our customers’ most complex challenges with differentiated technology solutions. AMETEK’s Growth Model combines four strategies: Operational Excellence, Strategic Acquisitions, Global & Market Expansion, and New Product development. Our core values — ethics, integrity, respect for the individual, diversity and inclusion, teamwork and social responsibility — are essential to doing business the right way. AMETEK believes that a diverse workforce and an inclusive environment are critical to the continued growth and success of the company.  We seek to hire, develop, and retain individuals who embrace and thrive in our performance based, entrepreneurial culture.  We are united by our common spirit of collaboration, Creativity, and innovation, backed by the power of a large, global company. To learn more about working at AMETEK visit



Fine Tubes is part of AMETEK’s Specialty Metal Products business unit, manufacturing high quality precision metal tubes for demanding technical applications in Aerospace, Nuclear, Energy, Medical, Oil and Gas and other industries. Serving customers around the world everyday, our business is highly focused on an injury-free work-place, operational excellence, on-time delivery and consistently high quality products and service.


This role is based in Plymouth, UK at Fine Tubes Limited, which is part of AMETEK’s Specialty Metal Products Business Unit.


We manufacture high quality precision metal tubes for demanding technical applications in Aerospace, Nuclear, Energy, Medical, Oil and Gas and High-Performance industries.



We are looking to recruit a Senior Specialist within our Tooling department, proving both hands on support and administrative support for checking, measuring and ordering tooling.


Benefits include a company pension scheme, life insurance, a generous holiday entitlement and free on-site parking.



Key responsibilities include:


  • Machining- Lathe turning, milling, use of manual machines including hand tools to perform a wide range of tooling repair, re-sizing, and cleaning operations.

  • Measuring and recording die sizes, which will require use of CMM measuring equipment.

  • Auditing tool stocks- performing regular stock takes.

  • Ordering new tooling



The successful candidate will be required to have a competent level of skill on traditional machine tools such as Lathes and milling. This would ideally be backed up with certification on training or skills attainment.


  • A substantial skill level in workshop tool making, turning, milling and measuring.

  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, tolerances and dimensional checking of tooling against drawings.

  • Ability and willingness to learn new skills such as CMM measuring.

  • Effective communication skills including internally and with Suppliers.

  • Competency in Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel and PowerPoint).

  • Self-motivated and proactive, whilst maintaining high levels of personal productivity and integrity.

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • You will have a passion for success and be focused on meeting deadlines.

  • Demonstrate and align with the values of the company demonstrating honesty, integrity, customer service focus, quality focus, excellence and innovation.

  • The ability to weld would be highly desirable.

  • A BTEC Level 3 or ONC (or equivalent) would be highly desirable.



The successful candidate will work on Day Shift (Monday to Thursday 8am – 4.30pm, Friday 8am – 3.30pm) but there will be a requirement to cover back shift to cover periods of absence and holidays within the team.



Applicants should send a cover letter and CV to Dawn Parish, HR Advisor via email (  


Successful candidates will be required to pass a medical examination and a drug and alcohol test.




AMETEK is committed to making a safer, sustainable, and more productive world a reality. We use differentiated technology solutions to solve our customers’ most complex challenges. We employ 18,500 colleagues, in 30 countries, that are grounded by our core values: Ethics and Integrity, Respect for the Individual, Diversity and Inclusion, Teamwork, and Social Responsibility. AMETEK (NYSE:AME) is a component of the S&P 500. Visit for more information.