Injection Moulding Technician

30000.00 - 37000.00 GBP Annual
14 Jul 2021
11 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Injections moulding technician - Permanent Nights - shifts (3 on 2 off) - Reading based.

This is an important role in supporting the Engineering and Production functions of a well-established Injection Moulding Company. The candidate will have the skills, knowledge, and experience working on Plastic Injection Moulding machines.

To undertake production changes, tool changes, troubleshooting and process optimisation. Ensuring that machines in your area of responsibility are operated to an acceptable standard and within the set target and costed cycle time.

This includes delivering the agreed manufacturing targets through clear communication of works/master order expectations, co-ordinating and enforcing systems, policies and procedures in line with agreements, policies and business derivatives. Ensuring we operate within a safe, clean, organised and efficient manner at all times.

Ensuring that all work orders are met, and the production plan is achieved; taking ownership and accountability for cycle efficiency; cycle time conformance; scrap targets; material usage; changeovers; and downtime.

Without compromising safety, carry out manufacturing changes (tool changes, type changes, colour changes, paperwork changes etc) as shown on the master production schedule in the set timescale given of 3 hours per production change.

Provide the Engineering team with resource relating to New Product Introduction including running production machines and identifying and setting production specifications for ongoing production.

To collect and return all raw materials to designated collection/return locations, ensuring they are correctly sealed and labelled.

To support the generation of SOP work instructions and always adhere to these. If any changes need be made, it's an element of your responsibility to actively report these and support, the sustainment of along with the up to date process.

To return moulding tools to the correct storage location directly after use and ensure that machines are left in a tidy state, clear of tools and equipment.

Undertake daily PPM cleaning exercises / programs on all machines, making sure that the work area is always in a neat tidy and acceptable standard.

Ensure that spares and consumables for mouldings and machines are stored within a neat, organised state and that stock quantities are always maintained.

Recommend to the Technical Manager and implement process changes to improve production output and quality.

Using various techniques, support and drive through continuous improvements, delivering improvements in overall performance, improved practices and robust procedures to sustainable levels.

Company: Based in Reading with parking onsite

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