Moulding Technician

Job Reference: WM – 2315

Location: East Sussex

Salary: £35,000 - £40,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Moulding Technician


  • Maintain a safe, healthy, clean and tidy environment for yourself and others
  • To conform to culture and employee practice Plastic injection moulding tool setting/tool changes to conform with safe working practices and procedures
  • Modify processes, where necessary, in order to achieve maximum production rates and quality standards
  • Complete training when required.
  • To work with the companies continuous improvement to deliver on-going productivity to moulding processes across the group.
  • Lead lean improvements initiatives to improve product quality and process efficiency. This will include leading and implementing 6s, TPM, Kaizen, and other initiatives.
  • Work closely with the Production Managers and the Group Moulding Technician to implement process improvements to injection moulding, waste elimination and improving product flow
  • Support other moulding facilities within the group, to problem solve s and general setting support as required.
  • Work closely with the QA department to eliminate process variability and introduce effective in process checks and statistical process controls for critical features
  • Perform any other reasonable tasks or requests required by the business
  • Develop robotics, automate processes, delivering efficiencies and cost savings.
  • Train and monitor apprentice or trainee setters providing on-going development support needs

About You:

  • Relevant time served apprenticeship
  • Plastics/Setting or relevant qualification
  • Considerable experience on injection moulding/tool-setting experience with a recognised company.
  • Plastics raw material knowledge
  • Work unsupervised
  • Technically and mechanically minded
  • Problem-Solving
  • Good communication skills
  • Full UK Driving License
  • Self motivated
  • Able work within a team
  • Flexible attitude
  • Results driven
  • Quality focus


  • Plastics/Moulding Degree.
  • High Performance Moulding
  • Mould machine maintenance
  • Previous toolmaking experience
  • Leadership
  • Active Listening
  • Customer focus
  • Developing others
  • Commercial awareness

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.

Whilst this position may not be of interest to you or suit your skills and experience, please don’t hesitate to get in contact with a member of the team at Willcox Matthews to understand how we can support you.

We receive a large number of applications for all of our positions – Therefore, if you have not received a response within 10 working days, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK