Injection Blow Moulding or Extrusion Blow Moulding Setter Technician

Listgrove Limited
£25000 increasing to £30000
15 Feb 2017
15 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Injection Blow Moulding or Extrusion Blow Moulding Setter Technician

Based in Suffolk

Job ref: EG/36493

Starting salary: £25,000, increasing to £30,000

3 shift rotating

My client is looking for good line technicians/engineers who would like to develop their skills in Injection Blow Moulding to join their manufacturing site in Suffolk.

Job purpose:

To work as a member of a team to achieve agreed standards and targets.

To ensure the safe and efficient running and monitoring of production throughout the shift and for inspection, packaging and identification of product to meet quality and customer service requirements.

To take responsibility for handing over on-going problems to on-coming shift.


- To work together with team in a flexible manner to achieve maximum productivity throughout the shift, liaising with the Shift Engineer to resolve problem areas.
- Undertake machine and equipment safety checks prior to start up and complete appropriate paperwork.
- To work with the Team Leader to achieve the Team Plans: e.g. Cleaning/Hygiene; Improvement Plans; Training Plans; Labour Plans.
- Responsible for obtaining technical information, equipment and raw materials needed for start-up of jobs, to perform tool changes/colour changes and to accept new jobs into production.
- Responsible for the safe and efficient running and monitoring of production throughout the shift and for inspection, packing and identification of product to meet specifications.
- To ensure highest quality standards are maintained and to work to Company Policy of zero defects.
- To co-operate in providing cover during breaks periods and training sessions.
- To produce output targets set by Team Leader.
- Responsible for maintaining high standards of housekeeping and organisation and working to the 6 S's system to achieve the requirements of the Housekeeping / Safety Audits.
- Responsible for working safely and obeying all Company Safety Rules, using the appropriate safety equipment/clothing provided, carrying-out daily safety checks and reporting problems / hazards.
- To operate specialist equipment to aid tool changes.

Core Competencies:

- Adaptability
- Communication skills
- Customer Orientation
- Judgement
- Managing Risk
- Personal accountability/ownership
- Quality of work
- Good Team Player
- Reliable, willing to take responsibility.

Job Specific Competencies:

- 6s Housekeeping understanding and knowledge
- Engineering background / mechanical aptitude

Technical Skills, Knowledge, Systems Knowledge (and associated skill level)

- Computer skills
- Knowledge of manufacturing industry

Academic/Professional Qualifications (or equivalent qualifiers)

- NVQ Level 1 Plastics Processing
- Educated to GCSE Grade C level

To apply please contact Kate Stefani



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