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Injection Moulding Tool Setter

£32k per year + Benefits + Overtime
Hastings, East Sussex, England
Nathan Lock
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Senior Consultant
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Moulding Tool Setter (MUST HAVE PLASTIC BACKGROUND) - Plastic Manufacturing Comapny

Salary: £32000

Location: Hastings, Kent 

Shift Pattern: LEN - Late (2-10 pm), Early (6 am - 2 pm), Night (10 pm - 6 am)

Are you a seasoned Moulding Tool Setter seeking an exciting opportunity? Join our thriving team in Kent, and play a pivotal role in our state-of-the-art manufacturing environment. As a Moulding Tool Setter, your primary responsibility will be to configure tooling to meet precise moulding parameters and adhere to polybutylene guidelines. Ensure the optimal functioning of moulding machines and associated equipment.

Key Responsibilities of Injection Moulding Tool Setter:

  • Set tooling in accordance with moulding parameters and polybutylene guidelines.
  • Conduct efficient Tool Changes as necessary.
  • Utilise automation for increased efficiency.
  • The Injection Moulding Setter will Maintain high standards of product quality while minimizing waste.
  • Uphold housekeeping standards and adhere to safety protocols.
  • To deliver and maintain sufficient attitude, approach, skill and knowledge to enable you to set up, bring into safe operation, problem solve, improve and provide safe shut-down of tooling and processing equipment associated with the Injection Moulding operation and the manufacture/delivery of PVC product to stock and the Warehouse and Logistics functions of the business.
  • The injection Moulding setter will monitor production data and proactively address any issues.
  • Strive for maximum Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE), maintaining standards above 75%.
  • Ensure a safe working environment is maintained at all times.
  • Achieve or improve Standard Cycle Time, reporting any issues for improvement.

 Key Accountabilities:

  1. Meet production plans on time and in full, ensuring cost and quality targets are achieved.
  2. Drive continuous improvement across all activities.
  3. Ensure first and last-offs meet visual and dimensional specifications.
  4. Capture and input relevant data onto appropriate systems (e.g., scrap, production outputs, tooling problems).

Health, Safety, and Environment:

  • Uphold high levels of safety and hygiene.
  • Collaborate with the training coordinator to facilitate knowledge transfer and development.
  • Ensure proper separation of waste products into designated containers.
  • Implement set-up reduction (SMED) and 5S programme.
  • Undertake any other duties as required.

The Injection Moulding Tool Setter will benefit from:

  • Competitive Salary 
  • Pension Scheme
  • Holidays
  • Company incentives
  • Opportunities for training and professional development.
  • Investment in Manufacturing within Production.
  • Exciting growth prospects in a dynamic industry.
  • Access to state-of-the-art equipment and technology.

If you're ready to make a significant impact in a forward-thinking manufacturing environment, click 'apply' at the bottom of this advert. For further details, contact Consultant Name at Pioneer Selection.

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