Mould Process Engineer

Summary

Industry:

Plastic Mouldings / Polymers

Job Title:

Mould Process Engineer

Job Ref:

SC22-5116

Job Start Date:

ASAP

Location:

South East

Job Type:

Mould Process Engineer

Salary Range:

£35-40K

Salary Benefits:

Day role

Job Overview: Working alongside our client, a successful injection moulding manufacturer we are searching for a Mould Process Engineer to join their team.

Role

  • As a Mould Process Engineer you will be required to support validation of new and modified equipment and processes, to provide process improvements and fault identification/correction to production.
  • A successful Mould Process Engineer will be able to lead advanced tool trials, machine conditioning & optimisation, cycle time improvements & scrap reduction.
  • For a proven Mould Process Engineer this is an excellent opportunity to work secure a stable position within a forward-thinking company.

 

Responsibilities;

  • To successfully introduce SMED (Single Minute Exchange Die)
  • To monitor and record the performance of the Setters in terms of efficiency and quality of product produced
  • To work with QC to ensure that the products produced comply with customer specifications.
  • To monitor the production monitoring system to maintain and improve upon the efficiency of the injection moulders in the department
  • To work with the Injection Process Technicians to reduce downtime, improve safety and the efficiency of the Setters by way of individual training
  • To work with the Tool Room to maintain tool quality and to have an input with design and the commissioning of new tooling
  • To introduce, monitor and record the machine safety procedure (regular individual machine safety checks).
  • To work with the production planner to facilitate a smooth and efficient tool change schedule to minimise downtime.
  • To aid with the specification of new injection moulding machine sin conjunction with the company’s requirements
  • To monitor and record improvements made to tool cycle times.
  • To work with compound suppliers and Quality Control to formulate and improve all compounds processed at the company.
  • To reduce downtime regarding tool changing, Insert changing and colour changing on all inject moulding machines.
  • To ensure that the level of housekeeping in the department is maintained at a high standard at all times.
  • To work with the Directors and Managers of the company to progress improvements

 

Skills & Experiences:

  • Minimum 5 years Plastic Injection Moulding Process Engineering experience related to plastic injection moulding machines, tooling, automation and process infrastructure.
  • Capable of reading and monitoring data from mould cavity process monitoring curves to determine quality of process
  • Be self-motivated and confident with taking responsibility for all areas of work
  • Sound decision making and problem-solving skills
  • Proven project management skills
  • Excellent analytical skills in order to monitor and manage KPI’s, along with good IT, written and verbal communication skills
  • Have the drive and desire to drive forward improvements to ensure the company continues to manufacture high quality products
  • Ability to interface and communicate effectively with all levels of employees, management and diverse audiences, including suppliers and internal/external customers

 

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