injection mould technician in sudbury

25 May 2018
philips guildford, randstad inhouse services
job type
£ 25,000 - £ 28,000 per year, Shift Allowance
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sudbury, east of england
sub specialism
job type
working hours
£ 25,000 - £ 28,000 per year, Shift Allowance
reference number
philips guildford, randstad inhouse services
07342 083989
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job description

Philips is looking for an experienced Injection Mould Setter/Technician to work in its manufacturing facility in Glemsford near Sudbury in Suffolk.

This is a great opportunity to join a world-leader in the healthcare sector - at this site they manufacture infant feeding equipment.

In addition to a competitive salary, there is also a shift allowance paid as the hours of work cover weekend and night shifts on a rotation as follows:

Week 1 - 06:00 - 18:00 for three days; either Friday, Saturday, Sunday or Saturday, Sunday, Monday.

Week 2 - 18:00 - 06:00 for three days; either Friday, Saturday, Sunday or Saturday, Sunday, Monday.

Due to the location of the site, and the shifts, you will need your own transport to access the location.

You will need to have experience in injection moulding to be able to do this job.

Full job description is as follows:

You are responsible for;

* Provide Daily Value Stream Machine Safety, Process and Moisture Checks to provide board meetings including GEMBAH
* Conduct TPM Activities in accordance with each specific Equipment Schedule and training/ coaching relevant Team members
* Carry out first line maintenance activities, assessing breakdowns and escalate issues when necessary.
* Ensure processes are always running to the correct setting sheet and escalate as appropriate Carry out in a safe and efficient manner, process setting activities which include Mould changes, Mould setting, Colour changes, Foil changes and Material changes.
* Assist in directing trials when required
* Liaise with the Tool room regarding tooling related issues before taking action.
* Identify and eliminate process and engineering issues that contain elements of waste
* Coaching and training operators in TPM deployment
* Data capture for process capability study (spc etc)
* Participate in Standard Work and 6S Activities across Site

You are a part of a team of process technicians, reporting into the lead process technician.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience;

* Experience in (Thermoset) Silicone injection and(Thermoplastic) Injection moulding a benefit
* Previous Experience of Material Drying systems, Material Handling and conveying systems an advantage
* Worked within an established, process orientated manufacturing environment and an understanding of Process Optimisation using Pro-Op or SIM Workbook Principles or similar
* Knowledge of Ancillary Equipment including Conveying systems, Reject Chutes, TCU's, Mould changes , Mould setting and Colour changes
* Use of Robotics, Handling Devices and Sprue Separators :-

* Including Hahn/Geiger - Sepro - Arburg - Engel - Staubli

* knowledge of Mechanical Engineering Principles
* Problem solving using Tools such as 5W+1H, or similar

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It's a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum. Our employees experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

Please apply on-line - Good Luck!


Basic computer skills

educational requirements

High School