Senior Tool Setter - Sittingbourne £35K

Recruiter
Star Personnel Limited
Location
Maidstone
Salary
25000.0000
Posted
19 Mar 2017
Closes
18 Apr 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

My Client in Sittingbourne is seeking a Senior Injection Process Technician / Senior Tool Setter.

This is a Monday to Friday post. Shift work (7am to 3pm and the following week 3pm to 11pm) Experience is essential. Salary depending on experience £25-35K.

The role involves Tool Setting - Injection Processing. The Senior role will include the following:

  • To be responsible for the Process Technicians and all aspects of their daily duties.
  • To successfully Introduce SMED (Single Minute Exchange Die)
  • To monitor and record the performance of the Setters in terms of efficiency and quality of product produced.
  • To work with QC to ensure that the products produced comply with both ISO9001 - 2000 and British Standard Kite marking on our rainwater products, where applicable.
  • To monitor the "Barco" production monitoring system to maintain and improve upon the efficiency of the injection moulders in the department.
  • To work with the Injection Process Technicians to reduce downtime, improve safety and the efficiency of the setters by way of individual training.
  • To work with the Tool Room to maintain tool quality and to have an input with design and the commissioning of new tooling.
  • To introduce of a full training programme for the Setters under his/her control.
  • To introduce, monitor and record the machine safety procedure. (regular individual machine safety checks)
  • To work with the production planner to facilitate a smooth and efficient tool change schedule to minimise machine downtime.
  • To aid with the specification of new injection moulding machines in conjunction with the company’s requirement.
  • To monitor and record scrap in terms of product and sprue scrap (separately)
  • To monitor and record improvements made to tool cycle times.
  • To work with compound suppliers and Quality Control to formulate and improve PVC compounds. (non-lead - Calcium Zinc)
  • To reduce downtime with regard to tool changing, Insert changing and colour changing on all inject moulders but in particular machines above the 580tonne and above.
  • To ensure that the level of housekeeping in the department is maintained at a high standard at all times.
  • To work with the Directors and Managers of the company to progress improvements.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a prestigious company in Sittingbourne.

The company offer 22 - 25 days holiday (depending on length of service) plus an annual bonus (after qualifying period.)