Are you an experienced engineer / setter / technician in the field of plastic injection moulding? Do you have a broad understanding of a wide variety of plastic injection machinery? If so, please apply above as our fast-growing business requires an experienced and skilled plastic injection moulding technician to support and mentor a vital shift at our site in Witney.
SALARY: Up to £35,000
BENEFITS: Good holiday package Access to full company benefits package including private healthcare, contributory pension, death in service etc.
COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Oxford, Abingdon, Didcot, Swindon, Cheltenham, Gloucester, Banbury, Buckingham, Bicester, Newbury, Reading, Aylesbury, Cirencester
JOB SPECIFICATION: Plastic Injection Moulding Technician
Covering the afternoon shift (2:00pm to 10:00pm) you will report to the shift leader, and mentor a team of two members of the shift production team / injection moulding technicians / engineer.
The role will feature you bringing problem solving skills, experience, knowledge and understanding of the plastic injection moulding process / plastic processing to the team, throughout the shift.
We are looking for you to provide hands-on plastic injection moulding technical support to the production team to include tool changing and machine setting as required.
You will also be responsible for helping to organise the shift production team to achieve output requirements whilst reducing waste within the manufacturing process, scrap, rework, consumables, etc.
REQUIREMENTS: Plastic Injection Moulding Technician
To be considered for this role you MUST:
·Be an experienced operator / senior technician / process technician in the field of plastic injection moulding / plastic processing.
·Have hands on experience with some / all of the following machinery brands: Haitian, Zhafir, Engel, Krauss Maffei, Boy, Arburg, Negri Bossi, Battenfeld.
·Be a problem solver and be able to identify quality issues as they arise, and have the capacity to run up new processes.
You will be personable and have good communication skills. You will also have a sense of commerciality and an appreciation of the impact of waste and downtime within a plastic injection moulding production process.
The perfect candidate will have IMT qualifications, though a broad knowledge and experience would also be sufficient. Any understanding of electrical / mechanical fault finding and analysis would be a bonus.
WHY SHOULD I APPLY
·We are not a big, soulless, corporate business. Yes, we have strong financial backing and are part of a larger group, but everyone in the company works together to succeed – and that success is shared throughout everyone who works here.
·We are a financially strong, growing business that requires a skilled and experienced specialist in Plastic Injection Moulding / Plastic Processing. If you want to come to a business where expertise and problem solving ability in the field of plastic injection moulding is respected and valued, then this could be for you.
Established around 30 years ago, we are a market leader in the design, tooling, manufacturing, assembly and packing of plastic injection moulded parts for customers across the UK and worldwide.
From custom plastic injection moulding services for prototyping to plastic injection moulding of standard parts, we manufacture a diverse range of products across a wide range of vertical industrial engineering markets. We also boast a highly skilled in-house team of experienced plastic injection moulding engineers to provide help and assistance at every stage of a client’s projects.
We are a fast growing organisation with a track record of promoting from within. This role will evolve depending on the skills of the individual
It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services:
Roles: Plastic Injection Moulding Engineer / Production Operative / Plastic Injection Moulding Technician / Plastic Process Engineer / Plastic Process Technician.
Markets: Engineering • Medical • Pharmaceutical • Automotive • Electronics • Mobile Communications • Retail • Scientific Instruments • Aerospace
Please Note - We have been selected as the exclusive retained partner for this role so any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.
INTERESTED Please apply to our retained consultant Stuart Platt quoting Plastic Injection Moulding Technician reference SP13981 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683320 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.