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Injection Moulding Process Technician

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Injection Moulding Process Technician

Reference number: 57406

Location icon Worksop, Sheffield, Rotherham, Doncaster, Chesterfield, Mansfield
Job contract type Full Time (Permanent)
Salary icon £32K - Days role, Excellent Training & Career Progression Opportunities
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Company activities icon Injection Moulding, Manufacturing
Deadline icon 31/07/2022

Main responsibilities

Job Overview: Working alongside our client, a specialist injection moulding manufacturer, we are looking for an Injection Moulding Process Technician to join their team to support continued business growth and expansion.


  • The position of Injection Moulding Process Technician will work closely with the Team Leader, Quality, CI and Production Departments to facilitate NPI, In-sourcing and Process Improvement projects.
  • As Injection Moulding Process Technician, you will provide dedicated process, technical and continuous improvement support to the mould shop team and wider business.
  • An excellent opportunity for an Injection Moulding Process Technician to join a global, forward-thinking company who place an emphasis on the training and development of their staff.


  • As Injection Moulding Process Technician, it is your responsibility to ensure the optimisation of machines and equipment to achieve continuous production.
  • In the role of Injection Moulding Process Technician, you will be responsible for championing process and procedural standardisation within the Mould Shop.
  • Carry out mould and colour changes. To move materials to and from the machine when required and as directed by the supervisor.
  • Assist with the maximisation of machine efficiency and utilisation - Routine maintenance and repair monitoring
  • Conduct mould trials and ensure tools and mouldings (new or modified) meet acceptable production standards.
  • Work with the Toolroom to support tooling TPM, development, and upgrades.
  • Liaise with Maintenance to ensure machine TPM schedules are adequately implemented and adhered to.
  • Validate the accuracy of BOMs and Routings and expedite their update where necessary.
  • Ensure that good housekeeping is maintained in the moulding area - Have a proactive approach to quality and ensure adherence to procedures.
  • Work with a Continuous Process Improvement attitude - Liaise with other departments to ensure that the movement of material to/from the stores and production is transacted correctly and on time.
  • Ensure Process and Quality documentation is present, accurate and adhered to.
  • Work closely with Team Leader and Supervisors to ensure production KPIs are achieved.
  • Is expected to maintain a professional working relationship with all colleagues, whilst promoting a commitment to Total Quality and Continuous Improvement.

Qualifications/experience required


  • Minimum 5 years of injection moulding experience
  • Recognised Level 3 injection moulding qualification
  • Ability to program moulding machines
  • Ability to conduct new tool trials and process optimisation
  • Knowledge of continuous improvement and LEAN manufacturing
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve
  • Understanding of Health and Safety legislation requirements


Key Words: “Injection Moulding”, “Moulding Technician”, “Injection Moulding Technician”, “Process Technician”, “Process Development Technician”, “Technician Supervisor”, “Senior Technician”, “Mould Technician”

Due to the sheer volume of applications we receive, we will only contact successful applications. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 10 working days please deem your application as unsuccessful.

For all UK positions candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK

For all other countries you must have a valid working visa and in date passport

Sierra 57 Consult –

Technical Engineering & Manufacturing Recruitment Specialist – Plastics & Packaging

“Sierra 57 Consult Ltd are acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. In compliance with the new regulations (April 2004) in place under the Employment Agencies Act, Sierra 57 Consult will require proof of identification. A current copy of a passport, driving licence, ID card or NI card will be required as part of the registration process. Email and faxed copies are acceptable”.

Sierra 57 Consult has been designed to project manage the mechanics of all aspects concerning the recruitment processes, implementing a simple and succinct method for targeting and introducing bona fide and skilled candidates to reputable clients and potential employers.

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