Injection Moulding Process Technician

Sierra 57 Consult Ltd
30000.00 - 36000.00 GBP Annual + GBP30000 - GBP36000/annum To be discussed at interview
14 Aug 2019
11 Sep 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
Job Overview: Our client, a successful injection moulding manufacturer, has retained our services to search for an Injection Moulding Process Technician to join their team.


* As an Injection Moulding Process Technician, you must have several years' experience with setting, conditioning, maintenance & process optimisation of injection moulding machines working with a wide range of materials.

* As an Injection Moulding Technician, you will be expected to ensure the continuous running of the machine at the optimum cycle time to produce quality products.

* The role of an Injection Moulding Process Technician is to fulfil all aspects of machinery tool changes, from hanging the tool and securing the tool in the machine through to the use of programming software and setting up the robots to provide the optimum cycle time.

* You will be instrumental in assessing the Moulding Setter, Technician & Apprentice skills matrix and initiate a development & training programme to aid in upskilling the workforce, whether it is one on one training directly, nurturing & mentoring the work force, or identifying external training needs to assist in progressing their Mould Setting, Tool & materials fundamentals and to an advanced level if the requirement is required to support 40 existing projects and a further 30 in the pipeline.

* For a proven Injection Moulding Process Technician this is an excellent opportunity to work secure a stable position within a forward-thinking company.


* To effectively and safely carry out tool changes in the injection moulding areas of the business

* To be able to work well within the technical injection moulding setting, processing & optimisation team

* To carry out tool and material trials

* Basic machine maintenance and trouble shooting

* To ensure injection moulding processes can achieve targeted scarp and efficiency levels, on new and existing products.

* To drive continuous improvements ensuring product quality is maintained & good working practices are adhered to.

* To liaise with all members of the department to ensure operations run smoothly

* To ensure Health & Safety rules are maintained with your own work area and demonstrate a duty of care to colleagues, visitors, contractors or anyone else on site.


* Previous experience within an injection moulding manufacturing environment is essential.

* Strong people skills for training, developing & mentoring

* Personable application & enthusiastic / amiable aptitude for building staff rapport and moulding engineering recognition amongst the moulding work force.

Key Words: "Injection Moulding", "Setter", "Moulding Technician", "Injection Moulding Setter", "Process Technician", "Process Development Technician", "Setter Supervisor", "Senior Setter", "Plastic", "Process Engineer"


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


Technical Engineering & Manufacturing Recruitment Specialist - Plastics & Packaging

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