Lead Thermoforming Setter

Listgrove Ltd
Circa £18 per Hour
21 Mar 2019
21 Apr 2019
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time

Lead Thermoforming Setter
Based in Merseyside

Job ref:    JH/41382

Salary:      Circa £18 Per Hour 

Shift:    4 on 4 off Days and Nights

The client:
A leading designer and manufacturer of innovative, environmentally conscious, plastic packaging to promote protect and prolong food, medical and retail products. Products can be found in all the major retailers like: Asda, Waitrose, J. Sainsbury, Tesco, Aldi, Lidl. 

Key Responsibilities: 
⦁    Lead best practice for the company’s tool setting
⦁    Work in accordance with the company’s BRC IOP Certification, Health & Safety rules and GMP 
⦁    Commission tooling for new products, including CPET, APET & PP materials 
⦁    Review current practices & services, develop and implement a programme of enhancements to reduce change-over times, increase CPM & improve running profile
⦁    Be responsible for training & development of shift setters, supervisors and operators
⦁    Report on tool performance to Factory Manager 
⦁    Manage factory waste 
⦁    Develop and work to KPI’s 
⦁    Maintain process, tool and training records 

Personal Profile & Experience Requirements:
⦁    Enthusiastic, self-motivated, work on own initiative 
⦁    Minimum 5 years’ tool setting of Thermoforming machines 
⦁    Experience of APET, CPET & PP materials 
⦁    Engineering qualification / time served 
⦁    Computer literate in the use of MS Excel, MS Word & Power point 
⦁    Experience of quality management system BRC / ISO 
⦁    Experience and Qualified in HACCP
⦁    Experience of World Class / Lean manufacturing 
⦁    Demonstrate continuous improvement initiatives 
⦁    Process fault finding and rectification techniques (not electric / electronic) 
⦁    Flexible approach to working hours 
Distinct Advantages:
⦁    Internal Auditor certificate 
⦁    Health and Safety qualification 
⦁    17th Edition Electrical 
⦁    Electronics experience 
⦁    FLT Counterbalance license 

To apply please contact Jason Hutchison
0044(0) 1789 207089

For EU roles, candidates must be eligible to work and live in the European Union.
Proof of eligibility will be required with your application.

Office Locations: Stratford-upon-Avon, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Cape Town, Dubai, Düsseldorf, Istanbul, Lyon, Malmö, Milan, Mumbai, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney and Washington.


Listgrove Limited Registered in England No: 1197713
Exhibiting at: PlastIndia, NPE, PlastMilan, Compounding World, PDM, Kunststoffen,  ScanPack, Fakuma


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