Thermoforming Setter x2



Plastic Mouldings / Polymers

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Thermoforming Setter x2

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Thermoforming Setter x2

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Job Overview: Our client, a successful manufacturer of plastic packaging has retained our services to search for 2x Thermoforming Setters to join their established team.


  • As a Thermoforming Setter you must have several years’ experience with setting, conditioning, maintenance and process optimisation of thermoforming machines.
  • As a Thermoforming Setter, you will be expected to ensure the continuous running of the machine at the optimum cycle time to produce quality products.
  • The role of a Thermoforming Setter is to fulfil all aspects of machinery tool changes, from hanging the tool and securing the tool in the machine through to the use of programming software and setting up the robots to provide the optimum cycle time.
  • For a proven Thermoforming Setter this is an excellent opportunity to work secure a stable position within a forward-thinking company.



  • This role will involve setting up and preparing all relevant tooling equipment, performing maintenance tasks when required along with ensuring each machine is producing its maximum output whilst also maintaining a high level of quality
  • Set and optimise thermoforming machine conditions
  • Basic machine maintenance, trouble shooting and process optimisation activities.
  • To drive continuous improvements ensuring product quality is maintained & good working practices are adhered to.
  • Champion and promote 5s within the moulding team
  • Monitor and adhere to Health & Safety legislation



  • Previous experience with Thermoform setting is essential.


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