Moulding Technician x 2



Plastic Mouldings / Polymers

Job Title:

Moulding Technician x 2

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Job Type:

Moulding Technician x 2

Salary Range:

£31 – 33K

Salary Benefits:

To be discussed at interview

Job Overview: Representing our prestigious client, we are looking for an immediate start for a Moulding Technician for an injection moulding manufacturer.

  • Working a double day shift, the role of Moulding Technician will be able to set, condition, maintain & optimise several injection moulding machines & oversee Robot program changes
  • You will be working on 5 x Brand new 50T Demag’s and a 200T Krauss Maffei and a brand new manufacturing unit
  • You will have previously used and have knowledge of, a broad range of thermo-plastic materials with a willingness to learn how to process the latest high spec plastic resins. You will also be capable of trouble shooting new and existing tooling to resolve in house and customer-related quality concerns
  • For a proven Moulding Technician, this is a stable and secure position working with a company who place their people at the forefront of their successful business.

Main Objective of the Role

  • To fully support the moulding production department in all aspects of injection moulding, ranging from tool setting to process trouble shooting.

Key Responsibility Areas:

  • Ensure tool changes are completely in a timely manner
  • Ensure colour changes are completed in a timely manner
  • Provide a good level of troubleshooting skills
  • Assist with improving OEE and drive down scrap
  • Monitor machines periodically to check output and scrap targets are being achieved
  • Proactive & reactive initiation of action to resolve quality concerns/complaints
  • Responsible for weekly machine, mould and cell cleaning and safety checks
  • Order materials in advance for future orders
  • Ensure daily figures are complete and correct
  • Liaise with relevant departments to achieve production
  • Any other reasonable task, as requested by a manager or supervisor
  • Train other team members on work instructions


  • Minimum 5 years hands on experience in plastics injection moulding
  • Familiar with Demag, Krauss Maffei machines and control systems and able to set various Pick and place robots
  • Formal training/ accreditation to our industry. Such as BPA, G&A, PTIC, RJG or similar certification would be an advantage
  • Good knowledge of Thermo Plastics processing
  • Process trouble shooting, fault finding "Route cause and effect" applying corrective actions