Thermoform Setter

Location
East Anglia
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
18 Apr 2018
Closes
18 May 2018
Ref
PK5372
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

NEW VACANCY! (PK5372) 

THERMOFORM SETTER                                EAST ANGLIA

Competitive salary and benefits package
2 Shifts over 24 hrs - Monday to Friday: 6am -6pm, 6pm -6am
Occasional Saturday and Sunday morning overtime paid at time and half
Job Type: Full-time

OVERVIEW:
Achieve and exceed set KPI targets within a department of high speed bespoke vacuum forming and thermoforming, in both thin and heavy gauge, for protective packaging. Materials used include PVC, APET, HIPS, HDPE, and PP from 150 micron to 8mm. The company has in house CAD & CNC technologies and also in house tooling. They hold ISO9001:2000 and works to QS900, Kaisan and Kanban requirements.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACTIVITIES:

  • Installation and set-up of thermoforming tooling on a variety of machinery.
  • Optimise settings and maintain production plan, ensure quality of finished product while keeping production area clean and tidy.
  • Supervision of staff including operators and material handlers.
  • Ensure all Health and Safety procedures are followed and housekeeping and hygiene within allotted cell is kept to a high standard.
  • Trouble shooting activities to ensure KPI targets are met and product quality is consistent with set standards.
  • Set the standard via first off product sign off.

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

  • Good general standard of education.
  • Engineering qualifications would be desirable.
  • Minimum 1 years’ experience in a similar role within thermoforming working on Illig, Geiss or similar.
  • CNC Trimming machine experience is also desirable  Belotti, Geiss or similar.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Be organised and able to prioritise
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Good effective communication skills
  • Direct and honest approach