Injection Mould Setter / Technician

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    Manufacturing and Engineering

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    Stuart Posner

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    about 2 months ago

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Injection Mould Setter / Technician
4 x 12 hour days
£13 per hour plus time and a half for extra 8 hours
The Company
Our client keeps it’s customer’s priorities at the forefront of it’s manufacturing decisions. It is about understanding how the components they manufacture fit within it’s customer’s manufacturing process and product portfolio. Their management processes are continually re-examining it’s customers requirements against new polymers, manufacturing techniques and locations to ensure they get the very best product to help them remain competitive in their sector.
What will be the responsibilities of the Injection Mould Setter / Technician?
  • Organise & prioritise tool change referencing priority list provided by Production
  • Ensure all surplus equipment/tools are removed from presses and correctly stored
  • Prior to start ups, keeping press area clean after tool changes
  • Ensures all ancillary equipment required is in place in a safe condition & ready for use
  • Completes machine safety check log when tool change is complete
  • Completes first off trials to a satisfactory nature & provides as a sample to QC
  • Takes remedial action if first off trials are not satisfactory & stays on job until they are to standard required
  • Liaise with Shift Supervisor & QC to enable resolution of issues as they arise on shift
  • Investigate & deal with moulding problems as they arise & provide solutions
  • Ensure production start ups are carried out in a timely manner
  • Monitor production levels/cycle times during shift & take remedial action when required
  • Completes setting sheets & records variations on process sheet and/or End of Run Report
  • Ensures Last off sample are supplied to QC and Toolroom

What skills and experience will the Injection Mould Setter / Technician have?
  • Working knowledge of plastics moulding tools
  • Appreciate the care areas o mould tools, especially shut out's
  • Hands on maintenance experience
  • Understand mould construction
  • General engineering practices
  • House keeping and hygiene
  • Ability to collaborate with teams across several areas/site locations
Although not essential, the following would be desirable:

  • Ability to read tool drawings
  • Mould tool maker or press tool setter
  • Ability to take over and manage tool setting operation both technically and financially
What will the Injection Mould Setter / Technician get in return?
  • Competitive salary
  • 21 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Pension
  • Free parking