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Vacancies within plastics, injection moulding and packaging sectors
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We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Plastic Injection Moulding Technician with our client  a successful and well-established manufacturer of high quality specialised products.

You'd need to have a strong technical background within the plastics industry, working a 40 hour week, days, Monday to Friday, competitive salary and private healthcare included in the package. Reporting directly to the Production Manager.

Basic Remit
 To undertake technical duties relating to setting, sampling and running of injection moulding tools
 To become involved in the maintenance of equipment and machinery used in the Production processes as required, using the machinery, equipment and systems provided, ensuring quality products are manufactured on time.

Specific Functions
 To work and liaise with the Production Manager in carrying out the Basic Remit
 To undertake such training as is considered necessary by the Company from time to time for any tasks required
 To fit in as a member of the team
 To undertake various duties from time to time as instructed, including (amongst others not specified) machine setting, production fault finding, plastics processing, production planning, quality procedures, new tooling sampling and planned maintenance
 To ensure husbandry in production areas is achieved
 To help advance the technical capabilities of the Company in the field of plastics injection moulding
 To undertake such other duties as are from time to time allocated

Wiltshire £24-27k



If you are an accomplished plastic injection moulding Technician with good processing and setting skills we have an exciting opportunity for you with a very good company producing high-quality products and components for a niche market.

Our client, a specialised manufacturing company requires an experienced and knowledgeable Plastic Injection Moulding Technician. Producing technical products and components the mould shop consists of wide ranging moulding machinery fitted with fully automated robots.

Working a permanent day shift
Duties include
• Tool changing, troubleshooting, moulding process optimisation
• Responsible for process control and improvements
• Set up of ancillary equipment-dryers, granulators etc
Machine preventative maintenance

Good benefits included. You must have formal training/qualifications for this challenging role.

Requirements are as follows:
Understanding of Automation
Experience of robots (Wittmann advantageous)
Usual Injection moulding qualifications

Working a 42 hour week Night Shift

Greater London £34k

TOOLMAKER (Plastic Injection Mould Tooling)


We have an exciting opportunity with our long-established client for an experienced Toolmaker (plastic injection mould tooling), a fantastic employer with modern manufacturing facility and toolroom.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Ability to plan your work effectively and efficiently to meet the needs of your section and meet the completion dates.

To manufacture all work as specified by the Tool Order Request using current issue design drawings.

To be capable of working to BS 308 drawing standards and its associated BS standards.

Any out of tolerance dimensions are to be recorded on the appropriate drawing and that drawing to accompany the Tool Order Request during its process of manufacture.

To comply fully with all current Health and Safety regulations in operation within the Company whilst carrying out your plastic injection mould toolroom duties.

Operate all machines and processes in accordance with accepted and documented procedures.

Middlesex £36.6k



As an experienced plastic injection moulding Setter / Technician we understand you are looking to progress your career with a successful and well-run company. We have an excellent opportunity with a fantastic employer, an award-winning and well-established company working in modern mould shop. Working a rotating night shift - 12-hour shifts, a 40 hour week.

Reporting to your Section Leader you'd be responsible for Setting and Operating of Moulding Machines within your section and assisting in completing orders on time and at the correct quality and cost.

Primary duties:

To carry out mould tool changes and set moulding machines

To produce Products to the correct quality, specifications and procedures.

To maintain and check equipment is to a satisfactory Health & Safety standard.

To liaise with all members of the Department to ensure operations run smoothly

Assisting the Section Leader in maintaining a clean and safe working environment.

To assist in adequately training all staff and encourage a policy of continuous improvement.

A great opportunity with a good company, excellent salary package and scope to enhance and progress your career.

Greater London £38k

MAINTEANCE/SERVICE ENGINEER (Plastic Injection Moulding)


We have an exciting opportunity with our client, a highly successful and international manufacturer of Plastic Injection Moulding machinery for an on-site Service Engineer.

As part of the first-class service offered to their Key Account customers, our client provides skilled Service Engineers embedded within the customers’ manufacturing facilities. You would be based at a facility in Greater Manchester, overseeing the introduction and continuing maintenance/installation of their Injection Moulding machines.

Extensive training courses will be provided and there scope for growth within this role.

Responsibilities include:

· Responding quickly, professionally and efficiently to all customer requests.

· Carrying out routine servicing, repair and machine optimisation

· Daily liaison with nominated Key Account contact

· Conducting training sessions for Key Account staff

· To progress and maintain a working knowledge of all the machines

· Undertaking commissioning duties

· Accurate and proficient reporting and recording of all work activity.

Ideally, the candidate should:

· Have a strong maintenance/service engineer background

· Experience with injection moulding equipment (preferred but not essential)

· Be used to dealing with the demands of a high-volume production facility.

· Have experience with fault finding on HMI based PLC systems, industrial electrical circuits, motors and inverters, hydraulic systems

· Able to strip /rebuild heavy mechanical equipment.

· Be an effective and professional ambassador for the Company


· Company mobile phone and laptop.

· Training courses

· Company pension scheme.

· Healthcare scheme.

· 25 days Annual Leave.

Greater Manchester £25k +Bonus

SALES ENGINEER (Plastic Injection Moulding)


We understand you are looking for a good opportunity in the next step of your career and we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Sales Manager within the plastic injection moulding industry for a dynamic, driven sales professional.

Our client and successful and progressive manufacturing company based in Bedfordshire have created a new role within their organisation for a Sales / Business development manager responsible for actively promoting the business to both existing customers & potential new customers and securing business across the full spectrum of the product ranges and services offered by the Company. This will cover activities both within the UK market and if necessary outside the UK.

You will generate sales leads and actively work with other members of staff to progress opportunities and turn such leads into confirmed orders and contracts.

You will be responsible for the processing of sales enquiries from initial receipt through to providing full quotations. This will include, but not be totally restricted to, liaising and presenting directly to the customer; obtaining material and component specifications and prices from external suppliers; identifying and costing logistics and packaging requirements; liaising with internal and external sources to identify tooling requirements and costs and also working with both Engineering and Manufacturing departments to identify processing requirements and costs.

The role will also cover maintaining records of enquiries and quotations, costing updates and regular analysis of quoted versus actual costs.

£40000 to £45000 per annum (Dependant on experience)
A Fully expensed car for both Business and Private use.
Laptop computer and mobile phone.
You will be entitled to join the company’s workplace pension scheme when eligible.
25 days per annum plus statutory holidays.

A home based role, although you would be expected to attend the Luton office as and when required, to assist in processing enquiries and quotations and to attend meetings.

Central £NEG



Our client a successful and well-established manufacturing (Injection Moulding, Mouldmaking and Product Development) company based in Hampshire, due to continuous expansion are looking to recruit an additional CNC programmer / toolmaker to join their team responsible for the manufacture of new injection mould tools as well as modifying existing injection mould tools on-site.

The ideal candidate would be an experienced Mouldmaker who has knowledge of the injection mould making industry and is willing to work flexibly in a toolroom environment. With an apprenticeship served background.

3 axis CNC Milling (Knowledge of Hurco Machines an advantage)

CAM Programming (Knowledge of Autodesk / Delcam PowerMill an advantage)

CNC Spark Erosion (Sodick AD55L)

Manual Milling, Turning, Grinding, Boring, Bench Fitting and manual Plunge EDM would be beneficial.

Reading and interpreting drawings and CAD data.

Planning and organising work to meet schedules.

Liaise with mould shop setters & supervisors

Assisting in maintaining a clean and safe working environment.

Working a 39.5 hour per week (Min 8 hours per day & 7.5 Friday) Monday to Friday flexible between the hours of 8am & 6pm

Hampshire £33k



Are you looking to progress your career with a successful company within a modern manufacturuing facility? We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Mouldng Technician within the plastic injection moulding industry, a forward-thinking company who identify and nurture talent!

The Setter Shift Technician will be required to accurately set and process tooling in accordance with the production schedule priorities, ensure that all jobs are completed on time and to the correct quality standards whilst meeting customer requirements.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The safe mounting and dismounting of injection mould tools
Maximising machine utilisation & overall equipment effectiveness
Responsible for trouble-shooting
Support the safe and effective operation of mould shop equipment and the production of moulded components to the required standard
Support CI initiatives & 5S programs to drive change and process development across the shop floor
Full compliance with all company Standard Operations Procedures (SOP’s)

Vacancy Requirements:

Experience in high volume, quick tool change, short run production environment
Experienced technical setter with good knowledge of engineering polymers
Thorough knowledge of injection moulding process and moulding ancillaries
Able to work shifts (Continental shifts – 4 on, 4 off – days and nights)
Recognised plastics industry qualification (NVQ, ONC, HNC etc.)
A team player with the ability to work productively and easily with others

Oxfordshire to.£34k



We have exciting opportunities with a successful and well-established specialised manufacturer producing high-quality plastic injection moulded products and components to a niche market. They require experienced Maintenance Engineers to join their efficient and well-run team.

Working permanent days Monday to Friday 08:00 - 17:00

You will join a small well-established team to provide the planned and unplanned maintenance support for all assets, equipment and mechanical systems associated with the organisation.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

Working within the engineering team providing technical support and operational support as required, ensuring that work is completed with minimal disruption to the service provided and in a timely/cost effective manner.

 Managing the planned and unplanned maintenance works, in particular for:

* Mechanical Operating Systems including Hydraulics

* Diagnosing faults in a timely manner and formulating solutions

* Assistance in the procurement of spares ensuring provisions are in place for all breakdowns

* Reporting of all breakdowns/defects/anomalies to line manager in a timely manner


Essential Skillset

* Educated to City & Guilds or equivalent in Mechanical Installation and/or Maintenance

* Experience in working with hydraulic systems

* Previous technical and hands on experience in similar role

* To have an understanding of the Health & Safety at Work Act

* Planned maintenance experience

* Ability to work alone as well as in a team and exercise own initiative


Desirable Skillset

* Experience with electrical systems

* Ability to drive processes

* Fault diagnosis

The ideal candidates will be a team player and have a proactive and flexible approach in the workplace.


Surrey £34k



We understand you are looking to progress onto the next stage of your career within the plastic injection moulding industry, we have an exciting opportunity with a very good employer and highly successful company.

They are a market leader in their specialised field. A first-tier supplier manufacturing high quality injection moulded products and components. and you'd be working in a state of the art manufacturing facility on a permanent day shift,.

As the plastic injection moulding Process Technician you'd be required to assist in the effective and efficient running of the mould shop ensuring good quality product, optimisation and minimum spoilage.


• Ensure the efficient running of production lines

• Ensure parts are manufactured to the correct standards and component quality

• Ensure the efficient operation of production machinery

• Maintain quality standards, making the necessary adjustments and modifications to plastic injection moulding machinery

• Identify and analyse faults causing machine stoppages or under performance, and action repairs/improvements

Production Change Reporting (first off’s, last off’s, process changes etc.)

Process Technician
Salary: £30,930
Benefits: company car after 12 months, 3% annual bonus, employer pension contributions, occupational health medicals, 28 days holiday

Bedfordshire £31k



We understand you are looking for an opportunity with a successful company that offers progress and scope for development. Our client a successful and leading plastics manufacturing company requires experienced Maintenance Engineers with a plastic injection moulding machine and ancillary background. Working in a modern manufacturing facility, with a proven track record.

Skills/experience required: preventative maintenance, identifying and analysing faults causing machine stoppages or under performance and making repairs/improvements. Electrical skills/qualification would be desired. Ideal would be someone who has worked in and understands the demands of a fast-paced production environment.

Key Effective Areas:

Health and Safety; operate within and help maintain, monitor and drive forward Health and Safety practices and ethos.
Maintenance: Ensure general upkeep of machinery and equipment based on the site Preventative Maintenance schedule
Production: Rectification of machine / site equipment faults / breakdowns
Continuous Improvement: contribute to ongoing continuous improvement projects

You'd need to possess good problem solving and troubleshooting skills, Identifying and analysing faults causing machine stoppages or under performance, and making repairs/improvements.

Basic Requirements:
· Knowledge and understanding of production procedures
· Awareness of injection moulding processes, techniques and implementation
· Willing to undertake specific training i.e. electrical training
· Good analytical and practical skills
· A logical and methodical approach to their duties

Buckinghamshire £29k



An exciting opportunity as arisen with our client, a successful manufacturing company producing products for a niche packaging market for an ambitious Quality Engineer to progress their career. Working in a modern manufacturing environment, an opportunity for growth with a successful company.

Ideally a person from quality back ground with plastic injection moulding and assembly experience but by no means essential, this role is very much hands-on, an interesting and developing role.

Working a day shift Monday to Thursday 08:00-18:00 

Responsibilities include:
Responsibility for all the quality issues  to do with our packaging products
Inspection, CMM
Customer liaison
Working with plastic injection moulded products and components

Surrey £20-24k



We understand as an experienced injection mould Setter / Technician you are looking to progress your career to the next stage. We have a great opportunity with a successful and very well-run company, an exciting role with a dynamic company and a well-equipped modern mould shop.

Experienced plastic injection mould Setter / Technicians required with a proven track record within the industry working in a large modern mould shop with variety of fully automated machines including Netstal, Engel & Boy up to 300 tonnes.
Manufacturing in-house designed products for a niche market with this busy and successful company. Working a 3-shift system, a great employer and super opportunities for experienced injection mould Setter/Technicians. Opportunity to progress within the company for an ambitious Technician.

Oxford £27-30k



We understand you are looking for your next opportunity with a successful company, we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Maintenance Engineer with our client a highly successful manufacturing company producing high quality products and components for a niche market.
If you have an engineering/maintenance background within a fast-moving manufacturing environment, preferably with a plastic injection knowledge then this vacancy will be of interest!

 Report directly to the Works Manager
 Ensuring equipment is maintained to a high standard of safety and efficiency.
 PPM process across all equipment

Key Responsibilities:
 Ensure compliance with all aspects of health and safety
 Assist with improvement of existing Engineering processes.
 Develop the engineering team to meet the maintenance and capital needs of the business whilst minimising costs.

Technical qualifications & experience:
 Plastic injection moulding experience is an advantage
 Continuous Improvement mindset, particularly in the area of supporting Preventative Maintenance Planning
 Either Mechanical or Electrical Engineering background
 Proven problem solving skills with evidence of root cause analysis

If you have the skills and experience for this role and you'd like to join a progressive and successful company then please apply without delay!

Greater London £38k

TOOLMAKER (Plastic Injection Mould Tooling)


Are you an experienced Toolmaker with plastic injection mould tooling experience? If you are looking for a role with responsibility and the opportunity career progression with a successful manufacturer producing plastic injection moulding products and components, then we have an exciting opportunity!

Our client is looking for an experienced Injection Mould Toolmaker to join their busy mould shop. The successful Injection Mould Toolmaker will be responsible for carrying out maintenance on Mould Tools, responding to Mould breakdowns in production and supporting the introduction of new Tooling products.
The Role:
Carry out maintenance & cleaning on Mould Tools
Carry out repairs / modifications on existing Mould Tools
Respond to Mould breakdowns in production
Highlighting any tooling improvements
Manufacture Tooling parts using Toolroom equipment

Previous experience in Injection Mould Tools required
Ability to understand engineering drawings
Ability to work to high tolerances
Ability to operate all Manual Toolroom Machinery

Surrey £26-28k



Are you looking to progress your career with a successful and growing company, our client,  a technical trade moulding company a very well-run business are recruiting an experienced Technical Sales Engineer to join their team.

Primarily responsible for preparation of quotes for new and existing customers, and day to day customer liaison.

Activities, Duties and Key Tasks

• Prepare quotes for tooling, components and modifications for customers
• Obtain quotes from suppliers to support quoting process
• Review costings in line with current running conditions and action price changes / process optimisation as appropriate
• Deal with customer enquiries in relation to lead times, pricing queries.
• Project manage new tooling projects
• Attend sales meetings as necessary
• Attend exhibitions

Person Specification

Ability to work in a team Essential
Engineering background Essential
Injection moulding knowledge Essential
Ability to understand and deliver quality criteria Desirable – training available
Understanding of Health & Safety legislation requirements Desirable
BIT NVQ 2 Desirable
Project management skills Essential
Lean Manufacturing experience Desirable
Customer care skills Essential


Surrey £Neg



Our client, a well-established and very well-run company producing a range of quality injection moulded products and components from their well-equipped mould shop requires experienced plastic injection moulding Setters.

The Role.
To provide technical expertise for fault finding and process improvements on existing injection mould tools and equipment as well as exploring new technologies for plastic injection moulding and process technologies. Automation and robotic experience is essential, you’d be working closely with other members of the engineering teams.
You’d need to provide a hands-on approach to solving product quality and tooling related problems, develops and improve production related processes, for machines, tools and to assist to reducing scrap levels.
Additionally to improve the efficiency and quality and carry out evaluations.

You’d need to have a proven track record with robots and within the plastic injection moulding industry and the ability to carry out mould and tool changes on the machines and this is a hands-on and multi-tasked role.

Ideally with hands-on engineering experience within a high volume (FMCG) plastic injection moulding manufacturing environment.
Working permanent days working in a large modern mould shop with a variety of machines that includes: Engel, Krauss Maffei, Sandretto, Boy and Negri Bossi.
A great opportunity with a successful company.

Surrey £27k



Our client a specialised and successful plastic injection moulding manufacturing company providing a total plastic injection moulding service to the following industry sectors: Aerospace, automotive, white goods, electronics and transport requires an experienced CNC Miller / Toolmaker (plastic injection mould tooling).
If you have a mould tool / CNC milling background with 5-Axis machining and you are looking to join a progressive company, then this is a great opportunity!

The Role
Programming, setting and operating Roeders Tec 5-Axis milling machines to produce steel components, to a very high standard, for plastic injection moulds. (This involves accurately reading/interpreting technical engineering drawings, programming of CNC machines, accurate final CNC machining of mould parts, to a very high standard, and the final inspection of mould parts.)
Actively participating in and facilitating continuous improvements to tooling and production methods.
Maintaining and updating relevant documentation.
Working as part of a team to ensure set targets for delivery, quality and efficiency are met.
Assisting in the training of apprentice machinists.
Experience and Competencies Required

In addition to the required professional and technical expertise, candidates will be motivated and flexible with the ability to work on their own initiative. A customer and quality focus is essential. The ability to get on with others and to work as part of a team is also essential as is the ability to work under pressure whilst maintaining a keen eye for detail.

Experience required:
A Machinist/Toolmaking Apprenticeship.
Proven post apprenticeship experience programming, producing and the measuring of accurate CNC machined parts.
Experience of programming (5-Axis)using CAD/CAM systems is highly desirable.
Skills in one of the following: CNC vertical machining centres and CAD/CAM programming.



(Highly competitive)