Injection Moulding Process Technician

Injection Moulding Process Technician

We are working with a leading manufacturing business who are seeking an experienced Injection Moulding Process Technician to join their established business.

The company have been operational for over 70 years and supply leading brands with high quality products, both standardised and bespoke. They invest heavily in R&D for new product ranges, new markets, new machinery and materials which can offer a range of additional benefits to the company and their end users.

The position will be to provide technical expertise on Injection Moulding by recommending tooling configurations, completing SMED exercises on toolset changes and to optimise product processing conditions. This individual will also visit customers as required to secure new business and to troubleshoot quality concerns. They will be managing the injection moulding area and escalate issues to the Operations Lead.

They are quite open to exploring different shift patterns to suit the individual but must include some night work. Examples include:
*Continued 10pm – 6am
*Rotating shifts every 2 weeks of 6am-2pm, 2pm-10pm, 10pm – 6am

This will be Monday-Friday. There could be sporadic weekend work available on an overtime basis, but this is not part of your contracted hours.

The salary will be £25-30K dependent on experience.

*To improve injection moulding efficiency and effectiveness.
*To lead product changeovers and facilitate improvements to speed up the process.
*To maintain tooling and develop metrology procedures to ensure product compliance.
*To recommend and implement improvements to ensure production runs beat standard cost.
*To start up machines and ensure press standard is available before passing on to production.
*To complete the correct documentation, and maintain records in accordance with IATF16949
*To work with toolmaker on machine, jig and tool repairs/maintenance.
*To lead new products introduction trials.
*To develop trouble-shooting procedures and train the team to assist in resolution.
*To ensure all safety procedures are observed and that PPE is worn.
*To lead the improvement of housekeeping standards.
*To facilitate and implement ways to capitalise on continuous improvement opportunities.
*To ensure customer requirements are fulfilled and take root cause preventative action as needed.

Qualifications & Experience
*8 years’ experience in injection moulding processes or blow moulding
*Recognised engineering qualification would be preferred
*IATF 16949 knowledge
*Forklift Truck License
*Experience in a client-facing role/managing relationship
*Knowledge of H&S
*Knowledge of Lean principles – efficiency and improvement would be advantageous
*Able-bodied and able to do heavy lifting where required

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