Careers > Vacancies

Having the right staff is essential to the success of our organisation. Many of our employees have been trained in-house through our highly regarded modern apprenticeship scheme and stayed with us now for over thirty years. If you think you have got the skills and would be interested in joining us please see below our current vacancies:

Currently we are looking for…


To work on bespoke tooling projects for our diverse range of clients. Working to dimensioned drawings you will be required to assemble and trial press tools. Specific Press Toolmaking experience would be an advantage, although experienced applicants with Mould Making or Precision Assembly/ Fitting skills will be considered.

Skilled CNC Milling Machinists

Must be experienced and be able to set and programme “one offs” at the machine control and be capable of utilising an offline CAD/CAM programming system were necessary, familiarity of Press Tooling or Precision Assembly environment would be an advantage.

Press Tool Designer

Experienced Designer required with 3D CAD Knowledge, preferably Solid Works, to join our existing team to work on various tooling projects for our clients within a wide range of manufacturing industries. You will be responsible for creating 3D Tool assemblies to specification, ordering and enquiring materials and then producing subsequent drawing packs and information to aid our in house manufacturing department. Experience will be a key factor in the selection process.

Modern Apprenticeships for 2015

This year's placements have now been filled, however next summer, we will be looking for young individuals with a desire to have a career within the Toolmaking and Precision Engineering industry. We will be interviewing for our highly regarded modern apprenticeship scheme during June and July in order to start foundation training in September. Initially this will be carried out at a local training provider for 32 weeks after which on-site training will commence at Paragon. If you think you have got what it takes to become a highly skilled Toolmaker/Precision Engineer register your interest directly with Paragon Toolmaking.

Benefits we offer:

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Excellent working conditions
  • Flexible holidays (5 weeks)
  • Tool allowance
  • Sick scheme
  • 4 Year Modern Apprenticeship
    (ages 16-19 only)

Send your CV along with Covering letter to our address shown below.