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Injection Moulding Technician

  • Location: Blackwood
  • Salary: £27,500 to £27,500
  • Type: Permanent
  • Posted: 16 days ago
  • Company: Sigma Recruitment

Opportunity for an injection moulding technician to work for an established manufacturing company that has secure order books through to 2028. The site is part of a large global group of companies and has a very strong and long-standing focus on lean manufacturing and continuous improvement.

The injection moulding technician will work closely with the process manager and liaise with the production team to ensure tooling changeovers take place promptly as required to meet production outputs and that machines are set up correctly to reduce potential quality defects and issues.

The role will involve working a 3 shift pattern of days (6am-2pm), afternoons (2pm-10pm) and nights (10pm-6am) with the week of the night shift starting on a Sunday and finishing on a Friday morning.

As the injection moulding technician, your duties will include:

  • The setting of moulding machines and ancillary equipment
  • Ensuring that products are manufactured to the correct quality standards
  • Liaising with the maintenance department ensuring that equipment is in good working order
  • Ensuring that the material handlers provide material to the machines on time and to the specified requirements
  • Undertaking start up and shut down processes for equipment as required
  • Making sure that work areas are kept clean and tidy at all times

To apply for the injection moulding technician role, you will need:

  • Previous experience of working as an injection moulding technician or setter in a manufacturing setup, ideally plastic or automotive manufacturing
  • A relevant engineering qualification is desirable
  • Experience in dealing with large tooling (1000+ tonnes) is highly desirable

In return, the injection moulding technician will receive a salary of £27,500 (including shift allowance) + pension, healthcare, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, paid overtime, etc.

If you are a setter, production setter, injection moulding setter, mould setter, moudling setter, injection moulding technician, etc. that wishes to be considered for the role, please click on the apply button.

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