JOBS AT RUTLAND PLASTICS

WE ARE RECRUITING

Mouldshop Shift Setter

We are now seeking Mouldshop Shift Setters who can help us achieve the company’s business goals, exceed our customer’s expectations and move forward our ability to meet technical challenges. Basic salary will be in the range of £27,000 –  £31,000 depending on the candidate, with the possibility of overtime. The wider package includes non-contributory pension, private healthcare, childcare voucher scheme and profit share bonus.

Reporting directly to the Shift Lead Setter the key responsibilities of this role are:

  • Perform Mould Tool changes effectively and safely on machines ranging from 25T-1700T
  • Set Injection Moulding Machines to produce components, working closely with the Quality department to ensure the quality standard of production is within specification
  • Program robots to efficiently de-mould and deposit mouldings, sprues and runners
  • Ensure that production takes place within company set targets, optimising production to be as efficient as possible
  • Take pride in housekeeping to maintain a safe and clean working environment which demonstrates manufacturing excellence
  • Adhere to company Health and Safety procedures and practices at all times
  • Minimise the occurrence of waste within the production environment
  • Interact with production monitoring systems to ensure that the correct information is being recorded at all times
  • Provide suggestions for the updating of production setting documentation to reflect up to date processing information
  • Actively engaging with 5S programs and continuous improvement projects
  • Provide feedback to the Technical team highlighting continuous improvement opportunities

The ideal candidate will have;

  • 5 years experience of working in an Injection Moulding Setting role
  • Thorough knowledge of tooling, machines, ancillaries and processing of a wide range of materials
  • A proactive forward thinking approach to their duties
  • Completed industry recognised training
  • A good understanding of lean manufacturing principles
  • Experience working with Engel, Krauss Maffei and Wittmann Battenfeld machines and robots is advantageous

Applications for this position should be made in writing, by post to Neil Smith, including your CV and covering letter detailing your suitability for this position. 

Closing date 12 noon, 2.2.2018 (posted 11.1.2018)


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