Current Vacancies at HV Wooding Ltd ...

We currently have the following vacancies:

  • Estimator / Costing Engineer
  • Press Toolmaker

Estimator / Costing Engineer

We have a vacancy for an Estimator/ Costing Engineer. You will be required to prepare quotations for a variety of customers ensuring that all quotations are priced according to client specifications, this will involve working to tight deadlines to meet customer expectations.

Working closely with the Sales Department you will need to have excellent numerical and organisational skills together with a high level of commercial acumen. You will be a strong communicator with some experience in negotiation/customer communication with a proactive approach.

This role would suit someone with a good level of experience in Engineering or Manufacturing environment with a firm knowledge of tool making /manufacturing wishing to further their career within an established and successful company. You will need to have a good knowledge of IT and be proficient in Excel spreadsheets.

A background in presswork, tool making/ tool design, Laser Cutting, would be an advantage to your application. Possessing a technical qualification or mechanical apprenticeship would also be beneficial, as would experience of the estimating process for mechanical components.

If you wish to apply please contact Jennie Olson on 01303 236538 or e mail your CV to

Press Tool Maker

We are looking to recruit a toolmaker for our busy tool room to repair and modify tooling and to assist in the continuous improvement of tooling by means of experience and knowledge. Toolmaking in presswork with an apprenticeship would be preferred.

The ideal candidate should be able to work under their own initiative and have the ability to solve day to day tooling issues and be able to work to tight deadlines.

Knowledge of working in a similar environment is essential for this role as is being a good team player

The main duties will be:

  • Manufacturing jigs, fixtures, and new tools
  • Repair and planned preventative maintenance on existing tools
  • Carry out tool repairs to multistage progression tools and second operation tools and fixtures
  • Modify tooling to improve production
  • To assist in the continuous improvement ideas for making tooling more reliable
  • To assist in the training of apprentices and trainees as required

Knowledge and experience on process improvements within manufacturing is required incorporating lean work and 5’s on production lines.

If you wish to apply please contact Jennie Olson on 01303 236538 or e mail your CV to

If you feel that you have the skills we are looking for, please send your CV to Jennie Olson, HR Officer via e-mail using this link.

Alternatively send your CV to:
Jennie Olson,
HR Officer,
HV Wooding Ltd,
Range Road,
Kent, CT21 6HG

If you would like us to send you a general application form, please contact Jennie Olson on 01303 236538 or by email.