Lead Moulding Technician

36000.00 - 39000.00 GBP Annual + GBP36000 - GBP39000/annum To be discussed at interview
16 Apr 2018
14 May 2018
Contract Type
Job Overview: On behalf of our client, a successful Injection Moulding Manufacturer, we are looking to recruit an experienced IM Lead Technician. EXPIRES 18/05/18

The role of the IM Lead Technician will be to lead the injection moulding section in terms of becoming a World Class Injection Moulding Facility, through Modern manufacturing techniques and to be at the cutting edge of industry. To facilitate tool buy off process, Tool optimisation & Tool Trials. As IM Lead Technician you will also support the team to maintain and improve the acceptable level of production, quality in accordance to Standard Work

For this role, you must have a minimum of 5 years' experience of setting injection moulding machines and experience with process optimisation, tool trialling, New Product Introduction and validation and be supported with a minimum IMT level 3 (or equivalent).

This is an excellent & rewarding post for an enthusiastic & loyal individual who wishes to work with like-minded professionals and a company that places their people at the forefront of the company.

Job Accountabilities:
• Energises the workforce to actively participate in continuous improvement, Problem Solving & Waste reduction. Develop and act upon plans to facilitate process improvement, achieve and exceed run at rates & tool optimisation. To have fully optimised tools with a maximum weight variation on cavities of less than 0.2 grams
• Work with the Production Supervisors IM Process Engineer and the Engineering team to obtain best case from Tools & Equipment and to support new products also to investigate and impliment improvements for existing products
• Work with the IM team to assist with training and development
• Ensure that all activities are high value added and that timelines are established and that employees have the tools/training to produce results.To LEAD and participate in problem solving activities to identify root causes and to recommend sound corrective actions both practically and financially.
• To Drive OEE thoughout the Injection Moulding Area and achieve a world class status in excess of 85% on all machines.
• To effectively monitor the implemented SPC process parameters to achieve high capable processes & tools.
• Develop the team to effectively achieve SMED activity consistently of • Develop a culture that Standardised work is embraced and adhered to rigorously and react to the audit results.
• Keep continuous and accurate records of all matters concerning individual projects that may be worked on and keep all those involved in the projects fully informed as to the status of those projects
• Any other duties as may be reasonably requested by the IM Manager.

Desirable / Required Qualifications:
• IMT Level 3/4
• 5 Years' experience in injection moulding
• Proven track record of implementing change
• Team leading ability and able to present reports both verbally and using powerpoint presentations
• Knowledge of ISO1400, TS16949, OEE, SPC, Kanban, SMED

If this advertised position does not interest you, please consider our other opportunities by sending your updated CV outlining your achievements and your personal requisites, i.e. salary, location, job roles.

Key Words: "IM Lead technician", "Injection Moulding", Setter, "Injection Moulding Setter", "Moulding Technician", "Injection Moulding Technician", "Process Technician"

Due to the sheer volume of applications we receive, we will only contact successful applications. Therefore if you have not heard from us within 10 working days please deem your application as unsuccessful.
Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK