Process Technician

Job Reference: WM – 2137

Location: Dorset

Salary: £35,000 - £37,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Process Technician


  • As a member of the on-site Operations team to effectively contribute to the success of the company
  • Under the direction of the Production Supervisor, and in close partnership with all other operational disciplines (Shift Supervisor, Quality Supervisor, Machine Operator, Engineering Manager etc.), on a shift-by-shift basis, to ensure that production targets are met in compliance with both immediate and forecast customer demands, and activities are carried out in the most effective manner.
  • To maintain control, set and optimise the injection moulding process (es) and to provide support to the execution of the production schedule (component changes, setups, start-ups, cleaning, engineering specifications etc.)
  • Responsible for directing and monitoring the execution of the production schedule, performing tasks including (but not limited to) mould and/or material changes as dictated by the schedule, process set-up, process troubleshooting, and other necessary functions to ensure component part conformity to specification and all data relevant to process or machine downtime is captured and recorded correctly
  • To effectively utilise all available resources (personnel, plant, etc.), which may involve other operational and quality department personnel, in order to fulfil the above.
  • Where appropriate, to contribute and provide pertinent information
  • QMS and ensure that all activities carried out within the remit of ‘Process Technician’ are at all times in compliance the companies QMS.
  • In exceptional circumstances, and when required, to contribute effectively to ‘non-base business activities’ such as process validation, new product introduction, special projects etc. where such activities fall within the role of ‘Process Technician’.
  • To comply with all aspects of good manufacturing practices whilst carry out work duties.
  • To contribute to the company’s continuous improvement initiatives and, where appropriate, identify and report areas of potential improvement to the Operations & Quality Manager for consideration.
  • To comply with Health, Safety & Environmental policies and procedures.
  • To carry out any other agreed duties which reasonably fall within the remit of ‘Process Technician’.

About You:

  • The technician is required to be a BPTA or similar trained Injection mould setter with familiarisation of GMP
  • Be conversant with a wide range of raw materials from Polycarbonate, ABS to Polypropylene etc
  • Have good knowledge of processing and moulding analytical tools.
  • The candidate should be familiar with Medical IQ/OQ/PQ validations
  • The candidate should be able to demonstrate a pro-active approach to problem solving and an exceptional knowledge of the injection moulding process
  • Robotic programming would be an advantage, Staubli, Yushin & Sepro

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