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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
•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.

Candidates meeting the above criteria are invited to apply for the position by emailing their CV to

Please note, applications made via Facebook or LinkedIn will not be evaluated, only email applications will be considered, and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

If you have not received contact from us within two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.


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