Injection Moulding Setter

Job Reference: WM1008

Location: West Yorkshire

Salary: £28,000 - £32,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Job Start Date: ASAP
Commutable From: Leeds, Bradford, Huddersfield, Barnsley, Doncaster, Halifax
Benefits: To be discussed at interview

Brief Overview:

We are working with our client, who are a large manufacturer of healthcare products, in their search for an Injection Moulding Setter.

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:

  • Plastic injection moulding tool setting/tool changes to conform with safe working practices and procedures
  • 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
  • Modify processes, where necessary, in order to achieve maximum production rates and quality standards
  • To conform to culture and employee practice
  • Liaise with the Setter Supervisor, Team Leader, Planning, Quality Department, Toolroom, Maintenance, other team members and other shifts with regard to tool changes, settings, operating procedures and general running requirements
  • Perform tool changes/setting and the application of ancillaries in line with production requirements
  • Attend meetings and communicate effectively with all departments
  • Perform safe interim repairs in the absence of Maintenance and the Toolroom
  • Maintain a safe, healthy, clean and tidy environment for yourself and others
  • Complete training when required
  • Perform any other reasonable task required by the Setter Supervisor, Team Leader, senior managers or directors

Skills/Experience:

Education

  • Trained to the equivalent of Modules 1, 2 & 3 and Hot Runner Systems by G&A/RJG, including up to date machinery control systems

Experience

  • Considerable experience on injection moulding/tool-setting experience with a recognised company
  • Adequate experience of ancillaries such as material feed systems, masterbatch dosing, chillers, mould heaters, pick and place robotic systems, granulators, conveyors etc Experience of running automatic assembly lines would be an advantage
  • Plastics raw material knowledge (handling, processing etc.)
  • The applicant ideally would have experience in a manufacturing environment and have the ability to work in a high-pressure site.

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.