Moulding Engineer

Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Up to £45,000 dependent on experience.
14 Jun 2018
12 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

For new hires at Milton Keynes there will be a period of onboarding required at our King's Lynn site, during this time we will provide a support package.

Millions of patients all over the world rely on what we do 

Bespak is the name behind some of the most widely used and trusted inhalation devices in the world. We are a global market leader providing pharmaceutical companies around the world with inhaler and auto-injector technologies and development and manufacturing services. 

We have a number of key initiatives and projects launching this year, one of which includes opening our 12,000sqft manufacturing and cleanroom facility in Milton Keynes. This growth will enable us to continue working with our customers to improve the wellbeing of patients whilst supporting our goals of being a supplier of choice and creating a great place to work for our people.

About the role 

As a Mould Process Engineer you will lead on injection mould tooling and systems validation to support NPI and Operational tooling and will provide ongoing, technical support. 

You will have technical accountability within your allocated product stream/s responsible for delivering new and asset replacement tooling/moulding process validation activities. This will include designing moulding processes for medical devices with scientific moulding process optimisations. 

As a Mould Process Engineer you will provide a "hands-on" approach to problem solving. Generating reports on observations, options and recommendations. You will proactively communicate with internal and external customers to assure that components are designed appropriately for manufacture (DFM). 

Moulding is at the core of what Bespak do, we cannot have assembly without efficient and effective moulding equipment in place. At last count we had 146 injection moulding presses onsite and you will ensure that our equipment is doing what it was intended to do and can have replicable results. As our business continues to grow our Moulding and Tooling team is expanding, 2017 saw us add 19 people to the team and due to new, exciting projects we will be recruiting for a number of roles throughout 2018. 

We offer advanced training in pneumatics, robot programme writing, material handling systems and advanced injection moulding machine training. As part of our commitment to continued professional development, we will be opening a new onsite moulding training facility in 2018. The facility will be fully kitted out to RJGs specification to allow us to train our colleagues to RJG standards. 

About you 

As an experienced Engineer, looking for improvements and new technical solutions will come naturally to you. Above all you will have hands on experience with injection moulding processes (setting the machines, process trouble shooting etc). 

You will have knowledge of Scientific Injection Moulding disciplines with tool design and polymer science experience. As a project manager you will be experienced in validation (process or product) and risk management process. 

You are enthusiastic about what you do, have a positive can do attitude and are confident managing sometimes stressful situations. 

You’re qualified to at least HNC (or equivalent) level in mechanical or electrical engineering and have engineering project management experience ideally gained within the plastics industry. 

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where all employees feel that they can be their real and authentic selves whilst being treated with dignity and respect. We are always happy to explore flexible working and we are a proud member of the disability confident employer scheme. In short we are an equal opportunity employer who will review your application based solely on your skills, experience & potential. 

What we offer you 

We want to provide an environment where our colleagues play an active part in the growth of our business. A challenging but supportive environment where talented people can really grow and take advantage of a wide range of diverse opportunities that we offer. 

We regularly benchmark ourselves against our industry and we are confident that we offer a competitive salary and benefits package to all our colleagues including 28 days holiday plus statutory holidays, 8% employer contribution to pension scheme, private medical insurance, group life assurance, employee share schemes and an active well-being programme. 

Great locations as well as a positive, people-focused culture with charity and social activities a part of everyday life. It all contributes to creating a working environment which is friendly, supportive and nurturing. 

Our values 

Integrity > Respect > Team Work > Results Driven > Customer Focus 

The culture at Bespak is driven by five core values. Integrity drives mutual Respect. Integrity and Respect are the basis for Team Work. Integrity, Respect and Team Work promote a Results Driven and Customer Focused culture. 


To apply, please click on the ‘Apply’ button. You’ll be taken through to our application system where you can quickly apply online by uploading a cover letter and CV. 

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