Injection Mould Technician

Posted 27 June by Syntech Recruitment Ltd Easy Apply

Injection Mould Technician

  • £25-30k+
  • Mon - Fri 08:00 am - 5:00pm

We currently have a superb opportunity for an experienced Injection Mould Technician to work for one of the country’s most respected Prototyping companies.

JOB PURPOSE:
To set and Operate moulding machines. To ensure the smooth running of the production process and guarantee that all products are produced to the stated specifications.

PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • To set the correct tool into the moulding machine as required, using clamps, bolts and hand tools as necessary.
  • To set machine controls to regulate temperature, moulding pressure and cycle time according to the specification/procedures for each job card
  • To ensure the correct raw materials are added to the hopper and then commence production.
  • To be responsible for ensuring that the machine operator is aware of the necessary work required of them for the correct quality of the finished product.
  • When the job is finished to remove the Last Off and store with the tooling in the correct racking. Give the completed job card to the administrator for completion.
  • To carry out all repairs and maintenance as required throughout the shift.
  • To liaise with the General Manager to ensure smooth running of the shop floor and organisation of the work schedule.
  • To report any problems, breakdowns, staffing issues etc. to the General Manager or Administrator in a timely fashion.
  • To ensure that all machines are set and ready to run for the Operators to commence their shift.
  • To ensure that each operator is completely aware of all aspects of the work they are given to do and understand the importance of Quality checking and hourly checking procedures.
  • To ensure that all product is correctly labelled and identifiable including anything in the regrind room.
  • To ensure that good housekeeping is maintained at all times.

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum 3 years working in a manufacturing environment, ideally from a plastics background.
  • Experience working on the following injection moulding machines would be an advantage: Sandretto, Boy, Arburg, Negri Bossi, Sarac, and Auto Model 140. Correct training will be given if required.

PERSONAL SKILLS / ATTRIBUTES:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to plan and organise within strict deadlines
  • Excellent team worker, with the ability and self-discipline to work alone effectively
  • Positive approach to production support and customer service
  • Highly driven and self-motivated
  • Maintains a professional attitude, keeps calm and controlled
  • Confident working in a demanding and pressurised environment
  • Adaptable and flexible in approach to change
  • Proactive decision making and problem solving skills
  • Ability to use conceptual thinking and awareness to generate new ideas

We will endeavor to respond to all applicants, but if you do not receive a response within 5 working days, please consider yourself unsuccessful on this application.

Syntech Recruitment Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this position.

Reference: 34844647

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