Injection Moulding Tool Setter / Technician

Posted a week ago by XCL Management Global Recruitment

Oldham, Greater Manchester
£29,000 - £30,000/annum Additional Benefits

Our client is based in the Oldham area and require an experienced Plastic Injection Moulder Process technician to join their expanding team. They are a large plastic injection moulders and have some new contracts in the pipeline with blue chip companies.

As a company they are constantly moving with the times and are getting new robotics and machinery in on a regular basis to keep up with the workload. The role of the Injection Moulding Technician will be to set, condition, maintain & optimise several injection machines & oversee Robot program changes.

For this role, you must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience of setting injection moulding machines and experience with process optimisation, tool setting, tool changes, basic machine maintenance and trouble shooting.

Hours will be rotating 6am - 2:30pm / 2pm -10:30pm Monday to Friday.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with Production Team Leader for production priorities.
  • To carry out mould tool changes in accordance with the daily production plan.
  • Produce first offs with necessary documentation and to drawing specification.
  • Set up robots and change robot heads.
  • To carry out mould tool sampling and produce sample reports/ setting sheets as necessary.
  • Recommend modifications/ improvements to increase productivity, improve quality and/or reduce waste.
  • To ensure that moulding processes are running correctly and to the correct cycle time.
  • Trouble shoot processes and correct as necessary with documentation as required.
  • Attend daily production meetings when required.
  • Ensure the correct materials are available for production runs.
  • To ensure that machines are left tidy and free of tools and equipment.
  • To ensure the mould shop is tidy and all fire escapes are clear.
  • To return mould tools to the correct location and ensure they are properly stored.
  • To work with others (which may include Production Team Leaders, Operators, Maintenance Engineers) to set up, operate, maintain and debug any assigned equipment.
  • Clean any assigned machinery as required.
  • Ensure spares and consumables for moulding and machines are available and stock quantities are maintained.
  • To promote, maintain and action 5S and lean management activities within relevant areas

Job Requirements:

  • Significant experience in tool changes and processes to achieve quality standards.
  • Experience in injection moulding and manufacturing processes.
  • Knowledge or experience in machine maintenance and fault finding.
  • Familiar with Lean manufacturing and 5S Process.
  • Adhering to Health and Safety regulations throughout the building.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to join a company that is consistently investing within their team and would like the opportunity to progress. For more information on this role please contact our Huddersfield office on (phone number removed).

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