Plastic Injection Setter

Concept Resourcing
31000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual
27 Jun 2017
21 Jul 2017
Contract Type

Position Purpose : Sets up and processes injection molding orders.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

- Retrieve prepared aluminum moulds and installs into injection moulding press.
- Secure mould in machine and associated ancillary equipment.
- Loads material into the machine hopper.
- Sample moulds: Set-up machine operating parameters from scratch to process parts to specifications.
- Inspect sample parts for accuracy.
- Record process specifications onto setting sheets.
- Production moulds: Set-up machine operating parameters from established setting sheets. Process parts to specifications.
- Remove moulds from the press and stage for disassembly.
- Troubleshoot and correct process problems at the press.
- Purge barrel of leftover materials at the conclusion of an order.
- Adhere to all quality and safety standards within the department.
- Maintain clean and organised work area with emphasis on safety, quality, efficiency, and utilisation.
- Continually seek to improve work processes and individual performance.
- Adhere to all company policies and operational procedures.
- Perform additional tasks as assigned.


- Previous setting experience in a plastics manufacturing environment is essential, e.g., processing, setups.
- Able to be licensed to operate material handling equipment (forklift, pallet jack, overhead crane hoist, etc.) - an advantage but not essential.
- Able to safely operate hand held and stationary power tools.
- Able to work safely with sharp and heavy objects (e.g., utility knives, aluminum blocks).
- Able to use measuring instruments such as scales, calipers, dial indicators.
- Physical job requirements, reaching, bending, and grasping.
- Able to use a computer and calculator. Able to read and write in English, and do basic arithmetic.
- Able to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented work environment.
- Must be punctual and have good attendance.
- Able to comprehend and follow printed and computer-screen instructions, and direction from supervisors or technical leads. Good written and oral communication skills. Strong attention to detail.

Work Environment: Indoors; nonsmoking; production; eye and ear protection & safety shoes required.

Disclaimer: This job description describes the general nature and level of work to be done. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.

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