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Join Avenue in beautiful Sligo, Ireland! We are looking for a Toolmaker, who will be responsible for programming and operating a variety of machine tools, interpreting complex blueprints, and interfacing with various departments on process improvements.

Avenue is a global leader in precision mold manufacturing and injection molding for the world’s most successful healthcare, automotive, and industrial OEMs.

Join an organization that is respected throughout the industry for our advanced technology, quality, and innovation – all while enjoying the benefits of stable ownership, a collaborative culture, professional development, continuing education, global opportunities, and an exceptional benefits package.





Production Manager, Toolmaking



Avenue is currently seeking a qualified Toolmaker to join the team in Sligo on a full-time basis.



  • Plan, program, set-up and operate a variety of machine tools.

  • Read and interpret complex blueprints and drawings.

  • Use precision measuring instruments and techniques to measure work pieces.

  • Provide and adapt various complex cutting tools and fixtures to complete machining assignments for various production and support areas.

  • Complete daily equipment maintenance.

  • Support Fitting, Surface Grinding, and Assembly teams.

  • Diagnose, troubleshoot and problem solve or revise the designs of complex jigs, fixtures, and machines and tooling problems as required.

  • Communicate and interface with various departments on process improvements and ensure best practice is consistently applied.

  • Maintain safety and quality standards on equipment and work area.



  • Qualified Toolmaker with minimum 5 years’ post apprentice experience essential.

  • Tool Maintenance experience essential.

  • Fitting, Assembly, Surface Grinding and Polishing experience desirable.

  • Medical Device experience is an advantage.

  • Strong time management and planning skills.

  • Excellent communications skills. 

  • Ability to work shift hours.


Sligo, Ireland

Apply by

June 30, 2021

Contact person

Sonya Connolly

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