Thermoforming Technician/ Setter

Posted 23 January by RecruitPol Ltd
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Thermoforming Technician/ Setter

Permanent- Chatteris area

RecruitPol Ltd is seeking a Setter/ Technician to run the thermoforming production lines to the required standards ensuring all procedures are adhered to. You will be working on rotating continental shifts (4on/4off) 12 hrs, days & nights.

Thermoforming Technician/ Setter responsibilities:

  • To complete tool and insert changes as and when required by the production plan
  • Ensure all thermoforming machines run efficiently to correct rate ensuring the product is to required customer specification
  • Move/restock material to keep production in operation
  • Ensure machinery is running to standard cycle speeds with minimum material wastage and product is manufactured within specification
  • Clean granulators, lines, towers, loaders and blenders between colour/formulation changes
  • Ensure correct set up and efficient running of manufacturing machinery, eg padding system, packing robots
  • Carry out tool and insert changes correctly to SOC’s within an appropriate time period
  • Change material rolls with minimum down-time and maintain records as required
  • Support and cover operators/multi skilled to pack products to specification, print labels, assemble packaging, prepare and pack pallets and book out finished goods when required
  • Diagnose technical machine problems and carry out advanced fault finding/trouble shooting
  • Liaise with engineering upon diagnosis of faults and assist with repairs where possible
  • Ensure all machines and equipment are used safely and in line with the Standard Operating Procedures
  • Maintain hygiene and housekeeping standards in the work area and around machines when they are down
  • Adopt working practices to comply with Company and general health and safety requirements
  • Communicate with team leaders and all other personnel as required

Person Specification:

  • Previous thermoforming manufacturing experience
  • Experience of working in busy production environment, high volume
  • Mechanically minded
  • Understanding of some continuous improvement tools & techniques
  • Good communication skills

If you belive you have a required skills and experiecne APPLY NOW or contact us for more information.

Required skills

  • Machinery
  • Manufacturing
  • Mould
  • Thermoforming
  • Production Lines

Reference: 41836269

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