Extrusion Technician

Pearson Whiffin Recruitment Ltd
Tonbridge, UK
20 May 2019
23 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Extrusion Technician

Salary: £17,000 - £18,000 + Share Scheme, Pension, Holiday

Hours: Day Shifts - 07.30am - 16.30pm

Location: Mid Kent

Our Client, a market leader within the manufacturing sector, is currently looking at recruiting an Extrusion Technician to work within an ever expanding team.

Your role as Extrusion Technician will be to manufacture extruded products ensuring that company Health and Safety and cost standards are met.

Duties Include:
  • Ensure that production plans are met on time and in full at the required cost and quality levels.
  • Ensure all safe methods of working are followed at all times and report near misses or Big Six hazards in order to prevent potential accidents.
  • Complete product and tool changeovers, including the die head, calibrators and all associated equipment are completed in a safe manner within the expected changeover time.
  • Ensure that product first off and routine quality checks are completed and that products meet the required dimensional and visual specifications.
  • Start-up and shut-down of the various extrusion processes.
  • Ensure that standard production outputs are met or exceeded.
  • Ensure both extrusion tool / calibrator and equipment are maintained to the highest standards within the bounds of the Production Technician responsibilities.
  • Participate in production handover at the beginning and end of each shift worked.

Job Requirements and Skills
  • Have a basic understanding of injection moulding
  • At least 2 years experience within a previous manufacturing sector
  • Strong Mechanical Skills (Apprenticeship preferred)
  • Basic Electrical skills
  • Good working attitude

If you feel that you would be suitable for the role of Extrusion Technician, please apply online or email

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