Tool Setter - Injection Moulding - Global Manufacturer

plus 5% shift allowance, 25 days holidays (pro rata)
15 Oct 2019
12 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Tool Setter - Injection Moulding - Global Manufacturer (Weekdays Only)
£12.98 per hour, plus 5% shift allowance, 25 days holiday per annum (pro rata)

It's what’s inside that really drives us. We bring over 160 years of automotive expertise to the forefront in crafting beautiful interiors that help to differentiate vehicles in the marketplace.

Diversity is an integral part of our corporate culture and success, and we welcome all individuals. Our continuous improvement philosophy drives our efforts to inspire employees to reach their full potential. By providing employees with the opportunities to learn, advance, and grow, we strive to support interesting and exciting careers.

The Tool Setter Role:

The company's Scunthorpe facility has a vacancy for a Tool Setter. Reporting to the Shift Manager you will ensure that tool changes occur and that processes are started to enable the manufacturing team to produce parts for the customer.

Tool Setter Key Responsibilities:

+ Prepare Tools and Equipment in advance of a Tool Change
+ Set up robot heads and load programmes
+ Sling and Lift Tools using Cranes
+ Setting tools in presses and their start up in line with production requirements
+ Start and Stop Injection Moulding Presses
+ Presentation of 1st off part to Quality Department for 1st off process
+ Ensure accurate completion of job packs prior to and at Tool Change
+ Recording deviations
+ Troubleshooting and supporting process improvements as directed by the Process Engineer
+ Responsible for safety checks, housekeeping in and around machine areas, routine maintenance checks where specified – always being aware of the safety of other employees
+ Participate in SMED activities
+ Work to and report KPI targets/results with respect to Tool Change times and OEE data
+ Additional Responsibilities for EPP setters include Tool Maintenance and Preparation, along with basic plant and equipment maintenance.
+ Perform colour changes
+ Any other projects or tasks assigned to you by management team

Working hours:

+ Monday to Friday 3 shift rotation (10pm to 6am, 2pm to 10pm, 6am to 2pm).10 minute handover is required before each shift. - 37.5 hours per week.


+ Hold or be actively pursuing an NVQ Level 2 in Injection Moulding and Tool Setting (Essential)
+ Overhead Crane Licence (Essential)
+ Numerate and literate to minimum O Level / GCSE “C” (Essential)
+ NVQ Level 3 in Injection Moulding and Tool Setting (Desirable)


+ Experience with Injection moulding, robots and processes such as gas injection, low pressure injection, foil moulding and in-mould cloth are essential
+ Experience of tool setting in a fast paced plastic injection moulding environment (essential)
+ Experience of tool setting in an automotive environment (Desirable)

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