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Moulding Technician

£35k per year + Overtime
West Drayton, Nottinghamshire, England
Nathan Lock
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Moulding Technician-  Plastic Manufacturing Company

Salary: £35,000

Location: West Drayton, London

Shift Pattern:  Days – Monday-Friday

Are you a seasoned Moulding Technician seeking an exciting opportunity? Join our thriving team in West Drayton, London and play a pivotal role in our state-of-the-art manufacturing environment. As a Senior Moulding Technician, 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 Moulding Technician

  • Troubleshoot moulding processes and material or equipment issues.
  • Create and maintain troubleshooting guide in moulding.
  • Define the optimized injection moulding process to ensure H&S, process capability, quality and efficiency targets are met.
  • Evaluate tooling for areas of concern, areas of improvement for quality and efficiency, and recommend improvements to optimize molding, setup, and overall manufacturing processes.
  • Document and maintain moulding process packs.
  • Provide training and guidance to colleagues to achieve business objectives.
  • Resolve process concerns, working with stakeholders (e.g. Continuous Improvement, Project Management, Tool Development, Manufacturing Engineering, Quality and Production) to ensure root causes are identified and permanent corrective actions are implemented to resolve issues.
  • Analyze manufacturing processes, identifying improvements and report recommendations to management including decision-making information such as product/process performance, cost/benefit analysis and future requirements.
  • Conduct trials for new materials ensuring suitability with existing tooling and equipment.
  • Promote fact-based decision-making, ensuring root causes are identified and robust solutions implemented to resolve issues.
  • Initiate & manage process improvement teams to resolve issues using techniques such as 5 Whys, Ishikawa & 8D.
  • Keep up-to-date with specifications, technology and manufacturing processes
  • Comply with all current work instructions within the organization.
  • Comply fully with all current HSE regulations in operation within the company whilst carrying out your duties.
  • Carry out any reasonable task which falls within your capabilities.

 Key Accountabilities:

  1. Meet production plans on time and in full, ensuring cost and quality targets are achieved.
  2. Ensure first and last-offs meet visual and dimensional specifications.
  3. 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 Moulding Technician 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.

As a registered candidate with Pioneer Selection Ltd, you automatically become eligible for our referral scheme. 

You will receive £250 for every candidate we place in permanent employment who has been recommended by you. Terms and Conditions apply please see our website for further details.

Apply now.

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