Injection Mould Tool Designer

Posted 21 September by Red Rock Partnership Ltd

Red Rock Partnership have an exciting opportunity for an Injection Mould Tool Designer to join their Clients busy team in Leicester.

The Company

Our Client is a world-leading designer and manufacturer of precision technical mouldings:

The Role:

To fit and set tools as required by the Mould Shop Supervisor.


  • Fit and set both insert and full tools to our range of moulding machines
  • Ensure zero moulding defects or rework
  • Ensure cycle rates are achieved or exceeded
  • Carry out cleaning of the machines to ensure 100% uptime
  • Complete first off inspection of parts
  • Basic maintenance and cleaning of tools before, after or during production runs
  • Keep a tidy and safe working environment
  • Operate up to 5 machines when required when machine setting is not required
Profile / Skills:
  • Must have experience of setting mould machines between 35 to 200 tons (ideally Arburg, Negribossi or Engel)
  • Experience in multi-cavity, hot runner and hot tip systems
  • Knowledge of engineering polymers and the optimisation and processing of these materials
  • A constant focus on quality and speed
  • Experience of Lean and / or 5S is an advantage
  • Must be self-motivated, adaptable and organised and be able to use your own initiative
  • A positive can do attitude is encouraged and embraced

Targets / KPI's

  • Manufacture of components at required speed rates, on time and to agreed quality standard
  • Tool setting time
  • Zero defects
  • Zero tool damage / tool cleaning maintenance adhered to
  • Work safely, effectively and efficiently to deliver value to the business


  • OT Available
  • Bonus Scheme
  • 25 Days Holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Pension


Monday to Thursday 8am to 5pm

Friday 8am - 1:30pm

Required skills

  • Mould Design
  • Multi Cavity
  • Experience of Setting Mould Machines
  • Hot runner
  • Hot Tip System

Reference: 33367327

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