Moulding Technician

Company
PSi Recruitment
Location
Newhaven, East Sussex
Salary
£35000 - £40000/annum
Posted
05 Oct 2020
Closes
02 Nov 2020
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
PSI are excited to be recruiting for an experienced Moulding Technician to join a global manufacturer based in Newhaven.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a business who put an emphasis on a positive work culture and a healthy work / life balance. You will be working 40 hours per week on a rotating shift pattern. Salary is between £35,000 to £40,000 depending on experience.

Reporting to the Group Technical/Production Manager, you will ensure that the daily operations of the moulding facility will be running efficiently.

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE MOULDING TECHNICIAN:

* To ensure company Health & Safety is adhered to and any concerns raised in line with company policy.

* To assist Production, QA and D&D in all aspects of moulding and tool development

* To assist the introduction of new products, tooling and equipment

* Lead technical and lean improvement projects

* Train Setters in lean improvement activities & mentor Trainee Setters through their training program

* Work with engineering, setters and QA in the investigation of quality issues, improvements and product development.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE MOULDING TECHNICIAN:

* To drive a program of continuous improvement to deliver on-going productivity to moulding processes across the group

* Lead lean improvement initiatives to improve product quality and process efficiency. This will include leading and implementing VSM, 6s, SMED, TPM, Kaizen, and other initiatives.

* Work closely with the Production Managers and Setters to implement process improvements to injection moulding, eliminate waste and improve product flow

* Support the moulding facilities across the group with training, problem solving and hands on involvement with tool trials and general setting as required.

* Work closely with the QA department to eliminate process variability and introduce effective in process checks and statistical process controls for critical features

* To complete special projects/investigations as determined by the Group Production Engineering Manager

* Develop robotics and end of arm ancillary design

* To introduce process improvements to improve the health and safety of production staff

* Develop and monitor a training program to qualify trainee Setters and provide on-going development needs to skilled Setter

EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED FOR THE MOULDING TECHNICIAN:

* Expert injection moulding setting and plastics knowledge (and ideally Mould machine maintenance)

* Minimum O level/A level standard/Relevant time served apprenticeship/Plastics/Setting relevant qualification

* Good practical knowledge of tool design and mould flow (and ideally previous toolmaking experience)

* QA systems and processes knowledge

* In depth lean manufacturing knowledge and experience

* Demonstrated leader of productivity and improvement initiatives

* Health & Safety knowledge

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

* Trainer, Leading a team

* Be able to work unsupervised

* Manage multiple projects

* Analytical

* Computer literate (MS Office including Powerpoint & Excel)

* Full UK Driving License

If you are a self motivated, quality driven individual looking for your next challenge, this is the position for you.

Please apply with your most recent CV (including the correct contact telephone number) and Vish will give you a call

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