TS0619 - Machine Shop Toolsetter

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Posted: 05/06/2019 12:25
Start Date: Not Available
Salary: Competitive
Location: Dyce, Aberdeen (Onshore)
Level: Manufacturing
Deadline: 15/11/2019 23:59
Hours: 40.00
Benefits: Competitive
Job Type: Permanent

Company Overview

Dril-Quip, Inc. is one of the world's leading manufacturers of precision-engineered offshore drilling and production equipment that is well suited for use in deepwater, harsh environments and severe service applications. The Company designs and manufactures subsea, surface and offshore rig equipment for use by oil and gas companies in offshore areas throughout the world. Dril-Quip also provides installation and reconditioning services as well as rental running tools for use with its products.

The world headquarters based in Houston, Texas, operates one of the largest rough and finish machining facilities in the industry. Dril-Quip also maintains and operates regional headquarter offices and facilities that include full capabilities in Aberdeen, Scotland, Singapore and Macaé, Brazil. Each of these locations maintains a broad variety of in-house processes, including machining, fabrication, assembly and testing.

Dril-Quip's state-of-the-art facilities and equipment - along with sales support and services - offer flexibility to operators' tough challenges of meeting tight rig schedules and hardware deliverables.

One of the Company's major operating principals and philosophies as initiated by its founders has always been - and continues to be - to provide superior products that will enhance its customers' ability to drill for and produce oil and gas through quality workmanship, service and innovation. Through this commitment, Dril-Quip, Inc. is recognized as one of the world's leading suppliers of offshore drilling and production equipment.

Job Specification

An opportunity has arisen for a Machine Shop Toolsetter at our Stoneywood facility in Dyce.  The successful candidate will be responsible for preparing tooling for Machining operations, assisting with setups as directed by the Supervisor, and assisting with fettling of components as required.  They will also be responsible for setting up the tool store with Lean objectives working towards standardisation of tooling to work with CNC Programming and supervision to maximize work shop efficiency and output.  As this is a newly created role, the successful candidate will be able to develop and grow the role as DQ transitions to a Centre of Excellence. Please note that this is an onshore only position and previous CNC Machining experience is required.

The main duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Preparing and setting tools for Horizontal Borers and Turning Centres as directed by Supervisor
  • Co-ordinate with Programming supervisor to have AT tools kept in good order and repaired / Replaced as required
  • Assist with preparing components for machining operations
  • Working to COSHH regulations, risk assessments and work procedures
  • Stamping and deburring components appropriately
  • Being responsible for individual quality of work
  • Ensuring all tooling removed is documented correctly and then returned to its appropriate location when not in use
  • Keeping records of tooling / toolholders
  • Ensuring equipment is maintained in good working order
  • Ensuring own safety and safety of others
  • Ensuring lifting equipment is safely stored in its appropriate location when not in use
  • Keeping work areas tidy and free from obstacles
  • Participate in the 6S program
  • Working various machines when required to manufacture tooling / fixtures
  • Design / manufacture special tooling when required 
  • Setting up tool store with job specific tooling management structure
  • Following Lean principles PDCA (Plan, Do, Check and Act)
  • Working with operators on set ups when required

Minimum requirements:

  • Semi-skilled in Mechanical Engineering
  • Previous experience of setting tooling for Milling / Turning Centres
  • Previous experience working within a Manufacturing environment
  • Use of industrial measuring equipment
  • Knowledge of imperial measuring scale
  • Health and Safety awareness
  • Flexible attitude to overtime working

Preferred Requirements:

  •  Time served in Mechanical Engineering
  • Abrasive wheels
  • Lifting and slinging
  • Manual handling
  • Understanding of tooling geometry
  • Basic IT skills

Equal Opportunities

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Dril-Quip (Europe) Limited values a diverse workforce and does not discriminate against any individual on the basis of sex, race, colour, national origin, sexual orientation, religion, age, or disability.

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