Moulding Setter & Technician

Job Reference: WM – 2389

Location: Wiltshire

Salary: £30,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Moulding Setter & Technician


  • Fully understanding the manufacturing plans and being able to action those plans accordingly ensuring machines are set up to specification.
  • Plans and carries out regular schedule of maintenance, troubleshooting any mechanical problems and applying technical fixes to minimise machine downtime.
  • To ensure that mould tools are safely installed and machines are properly set, so that the products being manufactured are in accordance to the Specification Sheet and control sample.
  • Ensuring the correct materials and stocks are used by operators in the manufacturing process.
  • Ensure all operators are aware of and follow H & S procedures.
  • Ensure that workspaces and tools are maintained and stores/ used in correct manager and any maintenance activity required is carried out leaving workspaces in clean and tidy condition.
  • Monitor the quality of products produced against customer specification sheets and apply and remedial actions to any substandard products / production techniques.
  • Ensuring all manufacturing documentation, machine operation and labelling is correct and suitable for its purpose and act as specialist support to train operators in association with Team Leaders.
  • Encourage and drive efficient and effective working practices within the department.
  • Support queries and questions in regard to material or product issues and obtain support from the necessary personnel to help resolve in a timely fashion.
  • Communicate daily with the Mouldings Manager on any significant technical issues and report any issues which may impact production targets/ schedules.
  • Support operators in all manufacturing processes to achieve best performance and best manufacturing practices.

About You:


  • Professional qualification in Injection Moulding and Automated systems
  • Good understanding of general manufacturing practices and procedures
  • Good organisational skills and ability to work to deadlines


  • Wide range of technical knowledge on the operation of injection moulding machines in a manufacturing environment combined with practical experience

Job Application:

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply to send a copy of your full CV – or call us now.

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Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK