At Exactaform, we are manufacturing products that we are all proud of. We are very down to earth and we get things done. These are the values that drive our business along with our policy for recruitment. The same can be said for the development of our team. New starters are taken through a thorough induction process, which enables the smoothest transition into our team. Progression is encouraged and expected for the people who follow our values. We invest in our people, as they are our biggest asset!

Current Openings

Key Account Manager - Closing date 08:04:19

Role: Key Account Manager

Reporting to Global Account Manager

Salary – £35000 to £40000 + Bonus + company car scheme

Hours – Monday to Friday 39 core hours

We are one of the largest UK based PCD rotary cutting tool manufacturers and we believe in ‘being the best’ and we only want the best to work with us, we recognise our employees are our most valuable asset and we aim to create an environment where everyone feels valued, happy and motivated to succeed and grow within the business. We are currently recruiting a Key Account Manager preferably based in and around the Manchester area to work alongside an OEM aerospace company on large military aerospace projects based in the North west.

The successful applicant needs to be either a time served engineer or degree qualified with technical ability and must possess excellent Office skills including Excel, Word, PowerPoint.

You will have served at least 3 years in a similar role with a commercial understanding, hold British Citizenship with a clean driving license.

Reporting to the Global Account Manager you will be responsible for maintaining established long-term relationship with key accounts and maximising sales. This is a customer facing role and due to the criteria requirements of some of the accounts you will be required to be a CRB checked.

Main duties to include:

Customer support with technical and quality queries

Project management

Reporting technically

Monthly onsite reviews with the Global Account Manager

Managing onsite stock to support key accounts

Escalating concerns as and when required

Liaising with internal departments to ensure OTD for your key accounts

Travelling will be essential within the United Kingdom and overnight stays may be required

OPG grinder - Closing date 15:03:19

We are currently recruiting a OPG Setter/Operator to join our expanding team as the business continues to grow year on year.

Working in our grinding cell using CNC and manual external, optical and offhand grinding machines to manufacture and regrind cutting tools and bodies.

Key Job responsibilities:

Working on Wickman Profile Grinders, grinding, clearing and forming tools to drawings

Working within 25 microns

Supporting other production areas as and when required

Key skills:

Read and understand technical drawings

Ability to work with minimal supervision

Someone looking to progress onto CNC Grinding

Proficient in Math’s

Good communication skills

CNC Setter Operator - Closing date 30:04:19

Working in a cell of 12 machines finishing high quality PCD (diamond tipped) rotary cutting tools. The cell is typically run with 3-4 experienced & skilled setter operators. You will be fully trained on the machines, our product and how the team work together. The role is very team based and relies on your knowledge and productive mindset to help maximise the production output and meet targets. There are 6 new positions available in 2018 which will enable a further shift to be implemented, to meet the growing targets set by the business.

Must be:

From a manufacturing background

Able to read technical drawings

Be willing to work shift rotations

Committed to your job

Able to learn new skills

Committed to safety


Rotary cutting tool experience, either in use or manufacture of

CNC experience

Quality Inspector - Closing date 15:03:19

We are currently recruiting a Quality Inspector to join our expanding team as the business continues to grow year on year.

Reporting to the Quality Manager and working within a fast-paced environment you will be responsible first off and final inspection to keep production moving through the factory.

Applicants must have at least 3 years’ experience in a similar role (cutting tools preferred) and can read engineering drawing and also use various inspection tools such as


Vernier Caliper

Tool pre-setter (Zoller Smile/Parlec)

Laser Micrometer

Bench Centre (plunge/lever dial indicator)

Calibration gauges

Role includes the following main duties:


Dimensional checks

Visual checks

Final Inspection

Dimensional checks

1st off's

Zoller Genius

Walter Helicheck

Reject Handling/reporting


Time served inspector

Current tool maker looking for progression

Knowledge of cutting tool geometries

Excellent rates of pay

Flexible holidays

Subsidised canteen

On-site Gym