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Injection mould shift supervisor/Team leader

Basildon, UK
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5 Dec 2020

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To set-up tools and mould plastic components to meet scheduled customer and company demands.


· To operate injection moulding machines according to procedure.

· Set-up and operate injection moulding machines to manufacture plastic components.

· Set machine controls, regulating moulding temperature, volume of plastic, moulding pressure and time according to knowledge of plastics and moulding procedures.

· To trim excess material from parts if necessary.

· To segregate rejects by material type to allow regrind process.

· To regrind scrapped product for reuse.

· Ensure parts produced meet the criteria of the work instructions / visual aid.

· Carry out quality checks on moulded parts as necessary.

· Accurately completes all logs, data input and written, to include hourly checks and downtime.

· Pack and identify product as per instructions.

· To maintain production tools ready and in safe condition by administering the tooling preventative maintenance program.

· To perform preventive maintenance on machines.

· Troubleshoots and repairs equipment as needed.

· Performs root cause analysis when problems arise to determine if actions can be taken immediately or appropriate personnel need to be called.

· To participate in cross functional process improvement teams and will actively participate in daily team production meetings.

· To communicate key items with the plant environment on safety, quality, maintenance, production and continuous improvement.

· To follow work instructions as needed and may be asked to write, revise and train others to those instructions.

· To maintain a clean area and performs general housekeeping.

· Within the scope of the job requirements, will be required to adhere and comply with company quality program and procedures, company policies and safety and environmental regulations.

· Uphold all polices in relation to health, Safety and Welfare


· Experience in a plastic moulding manufacturing environment.

· Experience in setting of moulding injection machines

· Able to operate forklift to move tools to and from the moulding area.

· Able to perform basic maths function.

A high standard of personal appearance
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