Injection Moulding Setter

Job Reference: WM1010

Location: West Midlands

Salary: £30,000 - £33,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job Start Date: ASAP
Commutable From: Birmingham, Bromsgrove, Redditch, Halesowen, Dudley, Solihull
Benefits: To be discussed at interview

Brief Overview:

We are working with our client, who are a large manufacturer of automotive products, in their search for an Injection Moulding Setter working a permanent night shift. (Monday to Friday / 2200-0600)

Relevant Job Titles:

Moulding Setter, Moulding Technician, Process Technician, Process Setter

The Role:

The Setter’s responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: 

  • Assist the shift with operating the injection moulding machines, ancillaries and automated assembly machines
  • Ensure machinery is safe, checked in accordance with maintenance logs and repaired either permanently or temporarily in conjunction with the Maintenance Department

Key Accountabilities/Responsibilities:

  • Conduct daily safety checks.
  • Assess breakdowns and escalate issues when necessary.
  • Ensure processes are always running to the correct setting sheet and escalate as appropriate if found outside of these conditions.
  • Carry out in a safe and efficient manner, process setting activities which include mould changes, mould setting, colour and material changes.
  • Assist in conducting trials when required.
  • Liaise with the Toolroom regarding tooling related issues before taking action.
  • Assist with standardised work and breakdown analysis.
  • Work with Production Supervisor in reducing downtime on equipment.



  • A good working knowledge manufacturing processes and controls
  • Experience of setting and operating injection moulding machines

General skills

  • Must be able to work effectively, communicate with others and be willing to work as a part of a team
  • Plastics raw material knowledge (handling, processing etc.)

Job Application:

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Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK.