Injection Moulding Setter

Posted 08/07/2024 by Sierra 57 Consult Ltd

M23, Baguley, Manchester
£34,000 - £35,500/annum Mon-Thurs, Good Pension Scheme

Job Overview: Working alongside our client, an established injection moulding manufacturer, we are looking for a skilled injection moulding setter to join their team.


  • This position will suit an experienced Injection Moulding Setter and provides a stable and secure position with a company who place their people at the forefront of their successful business.
  • The ideal injection moulding setter candidate will have a good knowledge of thermoplastic materials with experience in troubleshooting new and existing tooling.
  • As injection moulding setter you will be able to set, condition, maintain and optimize several injection moulding machines and oversee robot program changes.


  • Monitoring production processes ensuring optimum running conditions.
  • Tooling change overs
  • Resolving machine related production/quality issues in an efficient and timely manner
  • Providing efficient end of shift handovers
  • Barrel and screw cleaning
  • Assist with the start-up and shutdown of the extrusion lines
  • Monitor and maintain quality in accordance with specification
  • Use fork truck and manual means to move raw material and finished products.
  • Perform tool trials
  • Assist other moulding setters and operators.
  • Make every effort to keep moulded product scrap to a minimum.
  • Maintain a clean and tidy workplace and good housekeeping within the department (5’s)
  • Throughout each shift measure and record quality checks and monitor product quality
  • Follow and understand operating procedures and setting sheets for moulded products.
  • Inform the Production Manager immediately of any breaches of the works rules.


  • Previous experience as an Injection Moulding Technician/Setter
  • Good experience with injection moulding machinery and robots
  • Good knowledge of plastics and the uses/properties
  • Technical and analytical with the ability to problem solve
  • Experience in process optimization & troubleshooting
  • Good communications skills
  • Leadership skills and a strong team player

Key Words: “Injection Moulding Setter”, “Injection Moulding Technician”, “Mould Process Technician”, “Setter Supervisor”, Injection Moulding”, Plastics”, “Mould Technician”


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Sierra 57 Consult –

Technical Engineering & Manufacturing Recruitment Specialist – Plastics, Packaging & Precision Engineering

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