Moulding Technician

Job description

What does this job involve?

•The moulding Technician will work with Manufacturing and project Engineers in developing, trouble shooting, standardising and improving existing production methods and procedures with a Medical Device Start-Up.

•A strong focus will be on supporting Injection Moulding core polymer processes

•The Moulding technician will ensure that all machine, tools and processes are run in accordance to the proscribed process tolerances and protocols.

•Take a lead role in the troubleshooting, repair and rebuild of both Hot runner and Cold runner systems

•Carry out DOE on new and existing product lines and participate in the development of constant improvement programmes. 

•Maintain a critical spares inventory for key Injection Moulding maintenance items to minimise downtime 

•The Moulding Technician will perform preventative maintenance and repair on Injection Moulding equipment

•Execution of mould changeover's and equipment setup's as part of production runs

•Assist ME's in investigating and implementing new production methods Design, specify, manufacture, test and document production equipment, changes and improvements

•Perform equipment qualifications and validations, including report writing etc.

•Interface with a variety of company personnel and with outside vendors when necessary while performing the above

•Communicates any concerns about work process regarding environmental impact, health or safety issues to their Manager


What do you need?

•HETAC Level 6 qualification ideally in Polymer Engineering or equivalent

•Strong knowledge of Injection Moulding equipment and processes

•Knowledge of tooling design, tooling materials & qualifications

•General manufacturing processing knowledge with at least 2 years previous experience in a manufacturing environment

•Medical Device industry experience a distinct advantage

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