Job Description

Moulding Technician - County Louth

Ref No: AM17825

County Louth, Republic of Ireland

Competitive salary

Moulding Technician - County Louth.

This position is being offered as a 12 months' fixed-term contract.

As a Moulding Technician, you will provide hands-on technical support to ensure the efficient operation of the moulding department. A rapid response to line downtime situations is crucial and focus will be on equipment yield and efficiency. To be successful in this role, a good knowledge of complex injection moulding processes with relevant experience is required.

Main responsibilities will include:
Continuously monitor the performance of a wide range of moulding equipment and automation to ensure that production and quality targets are maintained, while always operating within the constraints of the validated processing window.
Ensure appropriate action is taken to troubleshoot and resolve issues in a timely manner using systematic approach to problem solving.

Install and set-up a range of multi cavity moulds and automation.
Complete mould repairs as required to ensure optimum mould performance.
Start up and shut down of moulding presses and ancillary equipment, always applying industry best practices.
Assist in the validation of new and existing equipment as required.
Complete and document in full all preventive maintenance activities in a timely manner

Support continuous improvement activities to help optimise the performance of the moulding department.

Participate fully in project teams as required

Comply fully with changes in Quality system and EHS procedures.
Embrace any requirements to acquire additional skills as technology changes.
Liaise with vendors, suppliers and local engineering shops as required.
Assist with the training of general, technical and apprentice resources as required

Interested applicants should have:

Technical Qualification, Mechanical or Toolmaker trade qualification or similar.

Experience of Injection Moulding, Toolmaking or a similar field.
Excellent interpersonal skills, written and verbal communication skills
Good literacy and numeracy skills.
Hands-on approach, ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative.


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