Senior Moulding Technician

Recruiter
Listgrove Ltd
Location
Bedfordshire
Salary
Commensurate with experience
Posted
09 Jul 2019
Closes
06 Aug 2019
Ref
JH/46801
Job Function
Production
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Senior Moulding Technician

Based in Bedfordshire

Job ref:                      JH/46801

Shift:                          Rotating Double Days 6-2 and 2-10 (6 days on 3 off)                                                   

The Senior Mould Technician will be responsible for production, encompassing health and safety, housekeeping and supervision of team members, to ensure the manufacture of quality acceptable components using a ‘hands on’ approach. The role will involve monitoring and influencing the overall performance of team members, equipment and process.

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Lead and manage the moulding team in all aspects of production.  You will be the first point of contact for moulding team members i.e. sickness/lateness, etc. 
  • Assist with improving OEE and drive down scrap 
  • Monitor machines periodically to check output and scrap targets are being achieved 
  • Ensure finished products/orders are completely back flushed 
  • Order materials in advance for future orders 
  • Ensure daily figures are complete and correct 
  • Liaise with relevant departments to achieve production 
  • Proactive & reactive initiation of action to resolve quality concerns/complaints 
  • Train other team members on work instructions 
  • Ensure tool changes are completely in a timely manner 
  • Ensure colour changes are completed in a timely manner 
  • Provide a high level of troubleshooting skills
  • Responsible for weekly machine, mould and cell cleaning and safety checks
  • Any other reasonable task, as requested by a manager or supervisor

Person Specification, Competencies & Attitudes:

 

  • Related processing (injection moulding) qualifications 
  • Recognised Processing Apprenticeship
  • HNC or higher education engineering qualification  
  • Hands on experience of injection moulding
  • 5 years+ experience defining/fault finding injection moulding processes
  • Detailed understanding of injection moulding machines, moulds, robots and ancillary equipment
  • Structured analytical approach to problem solving
  • Computer Literate
  • Knowledge of industrial health and safety requirements
  • Robot programming experience
  • Self-starting proactive approach to issues/actions
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to priorities workload
  • Previous supervision experience

 

To apply please contact Jason Hutchison

jason.hutchison@listgrove.com

0044 (0) 1789 207070

For EU roles, candidates must be eligible to work and live in the European Union.

Proof of eligibility will be required with your application.

 

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