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Lead Setter

Jenkinhalls Recruitment



£35000 - £40000/annum dependant upon experience


Posted: 11/05/2022

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Lead Injection Moulding Setter

Hours of work – 42.5 hours per week,

Monday to Friday day shift 7.30 – 16.30

We are looking for a professional, efficient, meticulous, and self-motivated individual with Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritise workload.

Roles & Responsibilities:

* Reporting to the Engineering Manager, based on the production floor.

* Setting, starting and tool changing injection moulding machines.

* Ensuring that tools are set to achieve the production plan requirements.

* Entering and maintaining all relevant information for shop floor data collection and as required to meet QC standards

* Attending production and planning meetings and designating work to the other setters.

* Undertaking minor tool repairs i.e. Water & Hydraulic repairs.

* Participating in the Continuous Improvement Projects including cycle time optimisation, and tool change efficiency etc.

* Work with the sales department to trial new products and present the results of these trials to customers when required.

* Basic supervision of the other Setters and technical assistance

* Training of the apprentice Setters

* Driving 5s of the machinery and site.

The ideal candidate will have:

* Have experience of working in a plastic injection moulding environment for at least 3 years.

* Have experience with Negri Bossi, Haitian & Victor Machinery.

* Be able to set moulding machines and trouble shoot process issues.

* Experience with Hot Runners

* Have worked with a range of plastic materials including PP, ABS, PVC, TPE etc.

* Experience with 22 to 800 ton injection moulding presses.

* A Proactive work ethic.

* A Methodical approach to process data collection and customer trials.

* Maintain and develop the 5s principles and be accustomed to working in that environment.

* Overhead Crane Licence (preferred).

* Excellent attention to detail.

* Experience with pick and place robots preferred but not essential.

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