Injection Mould Tool Hanger



Plastic Mouldings / Polymers

Job Title:

Injection Mould Tool Hanger

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Job Type:

Injection Mould Tool Hanger

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Job Overview: Working alongside our client; an injection moulding manufacturer, as part of their growth plan, are looking for multiple Injection Mould Tool Hangers or Trainee Setters to join their team.

There is a strong focus on training and development, with a clearly defined route to progress through to becoming a Production Shift Setter. You should enjoy working as part of a close team and be passionate about what you do. 



  • As a Tool Hanger you will be required for the safe operation of moulding machines and associated equipment. To meet production targets
  • To maintain agreed quality standards
  • When required assist the technical team with the safe removal and loading of the injection mould tooling from the machines
  • Full one-on-one training is provided within injection moulding tool hanging, mould tool securing within an injection moulding production machine



  • Plan for production changes by ensuring they have all the relevant tools, materials and equipment for the next changeover
  • Safely shut down machines at the end of their production runs ensuring all Safe Systems of Work (SSOW’s) are followed
  • Safely remove moulds from machines and return to appropriate safe place
  • Remove all materials not required for the next job and ensure adequate materials available for next job
  • Safely install the tool for the next run and ensure that all installations are completed safely and completely
  • Ensure that machines are in a clean and tidy manner suitable and safe for production operatives
  • Ensure all documentation is completed completely and accurately
  • Investigate opportunities to improve SMED, TPM, mould capture, processing efficiencies, material drying & conveyancing, recycling and automation to reduce manual workloads
  • Maintain a responsible, morale and ethical behaviour to support the business ethics


Essential Skills/Experience:

  • Safe use of tool hanging equipment
  • Injection Moulding safe machine shut down
  • Cranes, lifting and slinging, PPT
  • Introductory machine operator processing
  • Health and Safety
  • SMED activity (desirable)


Desired Skills/Experiences:

  • Experience of working within a similar role
  • A “team player” with the ability to work productively and easily with others
  • Excellent communicator both at shop floor and management level
  • Ability to work well and calmly under pressure
  • Flexible and approachable


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