Plastics Injection Moulding Technician

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Maidstone
Salary
25000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual + plus benefits
Posted
22 Jul 2021
Closes
19 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Plastics Injection Moulding Technician

GBP25,000 - GBP35,000 Depending on Experience

Maidstone

Due to location own transport is required.

Interpersonnel Recruitment is seeking an experienced candidate to join our client as a Plastics Injection Moulding Technician on a full time permanent basis. The right candidate will provide a technical approach and set-up support for the moulding operation.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Perform tool change-overs when jobs are completed.

• Review production reports issued by scheduling to ensure machines are set-up with proper tools.

• Reviews documentation for job and correctly sets machines; ensures all safety features are in place and functioning properly.

• Clean machines prior to production run start-up and at the end of production runs.

• Analyses and troubleshoots machinery, making the necessary process adjustments to consistently produce parts that meet the company's quality standards.

• Start up and inspect first off samples.

• Proactively contribute to the success of the moulding department by ensuring quality standards, production schedules, and established standards are met.

• Answer machine alarms in a timely and effective way. Maintain logbooks and update set up sheets as required.

• Monitor assigned production area to ensure effective and efficient operations thereby facilitating continuous improvement.

• Performing machine by machine audits to insure standard operating procedures are being followed;

• Support and reinforcement of plant-wide improvement initiatives:

• Consult with production personnel to resolve problems affecting production schedules.

• Ensures that machine setting variations are recorded and proper according to the set-up sheet.

• Make adjustments to auxiliary equipment as needed.

• Purge machine with proper purging compounds as needed.

• Complete all required documentation in an accurate and timely manner.

• Studies and standardises procedures to improve efficiency.

• Assist with housekeeping, and maintaining safety standards.

• Communicates any problems to the Mould Shop Manager on maintenance related problems.

• Work to our ISO 9001 and (phone number removed) standards.

• Preventative Maintenance activities as required.

• Other duties and projects as required.

QUALIFICATIONS/Educational requirements

• NVQ3, Certificate or Diploma in engineering or other related field

• 2-5 years manufacturing experience in plastics or similar materials

• Effective problem-solving skills

• Self-motivated and ability to work independently

• Flexible with shift pattern and able to work overtime and weekends when required

• A strong level of English language (due to health and safety English language needs to be strong).

• Ability to train staff, support and when necessary follow disciplinary processes.

• This is a physical and repetitive role.

Full Time permanent

GBP25,000 - GBP35,000 Depending on Experience

The hours are 40 per week.

4 days 10 hours per day (week 1)

4 days at 8.5 hour then 6 hours on a Friday (week 2)

Benefits

5 weeks holiday (3 days to be used for Xmas shutdown)

5% match in pension after 3 months service

Access to HealthCare Cash Plan or Private Medical Insurance after successful probation period (6 months)

Employee Assistance Programme

Fresh Fruit every week

Free tea and coffee

Free parking

Interpersonnel are operating as an Employment Agency for our client for this particular role. By applying you give consent for your data to be handled and processed under GDPR Legislation for the purpose of your current employment search.

We are pleased to receive a significant number of applications for most roles advertised. We are therefore unable to respond to individual applicants unless shortlisted. If you have not been contacted within four weeks of the closing date you should assume you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

Interpersonnel is an equal opportunities employer. Our all current vacancies are on our website