Tool Setter

CSP Recruitment
05 May 2017
04 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking for an experienced Tool Setter to work with a world leading manufacturer of precision injection mouldings in the South Leicestershire area. This is a permanent position.

Reporting to the Mould Shop Supervisor, you will be required to fit and set tools

Job duties:

Fit and set both insert and full tools to our range of moulding machines
Ensure zero moulding defects or rework
Ensure cycle rates are achieved or exceeded
Carry out cleaning of the machines to ensure 100% uptime
Complete first off inspection of parts
Basic maintenance and cleaning of tools before, after or during production runs
Keep a tidy and safe working environment
Operate up to 5 machines when required when machine setting is not needed

Skills and experience:

Must have experience of setting mould machines between 35 to 200 tons (ideally Arburg, Negri bossi or Engel)

Experience in multi cavity, hot runner and hot tip systems

Knowledge of engineering polymers and the optimisation and processing of these materials

A constant focus on quality and speed

Experience of Lean and/ or 5S is an advantage

Must be self-motivated, adaptable and organised and be able to use your own initiative.

A positive can do attitude is encouraged and embraced

Targets / KPI’s:

Manufacture of components at required speed rates, on time and to agreed quality standard
Tool setting time
Zero defects
Zero tool damage / Tool cleaning maintenance adhered tool
Work safely, effectively and efficiently to deliver value to the business

Hours of work: Mon-Thurs afternoon shift: 3pm to 11pm and Fri: 1.30pm to 8pm

Salary is dependant on experience