First Base Employment Limited

All round Engineer – Stroud

We are currently recruiting for a pragmatic Engineer to join a plastic injection moulding business.  

The role is very much hands on, and we are ideally looking for an experienced general Engineer who can ‘hit the ground running’.

This is a varied role, with the following broad responsibilities:

  • Quality Control; to include x2 QC checks per day
  • Create/review work and QC instructions. 
  • Check products using measuring and test equipment.
  • Set equipment ready for secondary operations such as drill, mill, ultra-sonic welder.
  • Change tooling inserts ready for production.  
  • Be involved in tooling trials.
  • Assist with problem solving manufacturing/assembly issues.
  • Assist the Technical Director with customer queries or other engineering related tasks.


  • Engineering background
  • Able to use standard toolroom equipment such as mill, lathe, and surface grinder.
  • Possess a positive can do / make it happen attitude.  
  • Provide solutions to practical problems
  • Strong eye for detail
  • Good Team Player
  • Computer Literate 


  • Tool Maintenance and Repairs
  • Working knowledge of CAD
  • Fork Lift Licence

4 Day Week – 38 hours 

Salary negotiable dependent on experience

Tuesday – Friday – 7.00am – 5.00pm 

25 days holiday plus bank holidays 

Company health scheme

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