Mould Shop Manager ??? Injection Moulding

Sierra 57 Consult Ltd
40000.00 - 45000.00 GBP Annual + GBP40000 - GBP45000/annum Relocation assistance
06 Mar 2019
03 Apr 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
Job Overview: Retained by our client, an established injection moulding manufacturer, are seeking to appoint a Mouldshop Manager due to growth and business expansion, - exciting times for a senior Injection Moulding professional.


As Mould Shop Manager, you will have a minimum of 5 years' experience working within a plastics injection moulding manufacturing environment. You must have several years' technical moulding experience with setting, conditioning & optimisation of Injection Moulding machines, working with a wide range of materials.

As Injection Mould Shop Manager, answerable to the Manufacturing Director, you will be responsible for leading & developing the Injection moulding shifts, Setters & Operators ensuring that all injection moulding processes are running efficiently, product quality checks are adhered to and maintaining a safe working environment.

You will be the processing champion for the plant and instrumental in managing the day-to-day running of the department, playing an integral role between Quality, Production, Project and Commercial departments. You will also be instrumental in the specification phase of CAPEX concerning mould machine tools, ancillaries, materials handling and factory layout changes.

This is a good opportunity for a technical injection moulding Process Engineer, Technical Manager, Mouldshop Supervisor or Manager to promote their career with an expanding company with great potential regardless of Brexit outcome.

Main purpose of job:

* To lead all Mouldshop operations, teams, shift staff and mentor / develop & identify training to optimise moulding excellence.

* Manage the injection moulding department, plan and schedule jobs, to allocate work and to ensure that production targets are met

* Ensure that H&S rules and policies are adhered to and ensure that the mould shop is a safe working environment

* Develop production methods, techniques, procedures and continuous improvement initiatives

Person Specification:

* Ideally this person will have worked in an injection moulding facility & knowledgeable within injection moulding setting, tool changes

* Proven supervisory skills and experience is essential as is the ability to plan and schedule work in order to meet production demand

* Experience in Injection Moulding techniques

* Experience in supervising a small team

* Good communication skills - Must work well in a team and also know how to motivate a team

* Enthusiastic and keen to learn

* Able to manage time well

* Punctual and Reliable (Will check references from previous employers if possible)

* Have an eye for detail

* Good problem-solving skills and analytical application & approach

Key Words: "Mouldshop Manager", "Mould shop Manager", "Technical Manager", "Senior Setter", "Process Engineer", "Production Manager"


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.

Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK

Sierra 57 Consult -

Technical Engineering & Manufacturing Recruitment Specialist - Plastics & Packaging

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