Moulding Technician

Job Reference: WM – 2039

Location: Worcestershire

Salary: £33,000 - £37,500

Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Moulding Technician


  • To provide trouble-shooting and technical support for the shift.
  • To liaise with the Team Leader & production planning team to organise tool changes most effectively.
  • To lead setters and ensure they are managed and trained & follow company standards.
  • To review machine settings during the shift.
  • To action production problems during the shift using approved methods
  • To lead & play an active part in scrap reduction & cycle time improvement activities
  • To Manage 6S condition of IMM and associated ancillary equipment.
  • To have an awareness of health and safety standards and ensure they are maintained at all times by all employees.
  • To attend Technician’s meetings on a regular basis, with the Technical group coordinator to discuss problems and improvements.
  • To communicate by written and verbal means using the Company communication channels to ensure the understanding of colleagues and management, including shift change over requirements.
  • To have an active involvement in improvement activities to support the achievement of departmental and company objectives. Scrap reduction, data collection & analysis, cycle time improvement.
  • To ensure setters and tool mount operators are managed and trained to company standards
  • To actively take part in tool changes to make sure they meet company standards and times
  • To use lean techniques to improve tool change times and other setter activities.
  • To manage and support the setters and carry out performance appraisals linked to training and development requirements.

About You:

  • Knowledge of the properties and processing behaviour of polymer materials
  • Basic knowledge of electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems
  • Familiar with analytical/diagnostic tools, SPC, FMEA, SMED, PPS. 5 WHY, Risk assessment, change point control, an appreciation of Micro soft office
  • Completion of BPTA courses up to NVQ level 3 in injection moulding. ONC in plastics or other engineering qualifications would be preferable.

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