Injection Mould Setter

Job Title: Injection Mould Setter
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dorking, Surrey
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Start Date: asap
Reference: imscat_1580298702
Contact Name: Fusion personnel
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Job Published: January 29, 2020 11:51

Job Description

We are looking for an Injection mould setter for our client in Dorking who have just recently gone through a company expansion.

The company Dorking based company can offer both injection and compression mouldings of thermoplastics and thermosetting plastics, giving their customers unbiased advice on ideal polymer selection, thus providing them with the best solution in quality, performance and cost.

For the right applicant our client is willing to supply training on Injection moulding as longs as they have strong engineering skills. This training will be residential and a they will be asked to sign a training clawback clause.

The Ideal candidate will have:

Person Specification

Excellent teamwork skills

A strong engineering background

Injection moulding setting experience, is preferred

Ability to understand and deliver quality criteria

Understanding of Health & Safety legislation requirements

Ability to trouble shoot

BIT NVQ 2, would be desirable

Knowledge of Demag machinery would be prefered

Lean Manufacturing experience

As an Injection Mould Setter your job will involve but is not limited to;

  • Prepare, Set and run jobs in the injection department in line with costed cycle times and quality requirements - following the paperwork for the process.
  • To be aware of tool change times and provide solutions for improvement of this.
  • Complete and update necessary paperwork
  • Ensure staff are trained accordingly in all aspects.
  • Observe continuous operation of automatic machines to ensure that products meet specifications and to detect jams or malfunctions, making adjustments as necessary.
  • Measure and visually inspect products for surface and dimension defects to ensure conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments.
  • Perform maintenance work such as cleaning and oiling machines.
  • Read specifications, blueprints, and work orders to determine setups, temperatures, and time settings required to mould plastic materials, as well as to plan production sequences.
  • Remove parts such as tools from machines after production runs are finished and ensure total clean down of run is completed.
  • Repair or replace damaged moulds, pipes, belts, chains, or other equipment, using hand tools, hand-powered presses, or jib cranes.
  • Connect water hoses to cooling systems of dies, using hand tools.

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