Injection Moulding Technician

Job Description

This is an opportunity for an experienced Moulding Technician to join an ever-expanding business. They have a history that goes back many, many years and they now have multiple sites, with workloads increasing across all of them 

Reporting to the Toolroom team Leader, the Moulding Technician will be responsible for the repairing and maintenance of injection mould tools, manufacturing of spare parts for tooling or other equipment, designing and building of prototype tooling.  You will also design and manufacture other fabrications to support the injection moulding department and other departments.

Salary and Hours

  • £30,000 - £32,000 dependant on experience
  • 8am – 5pm, Monday – Friday. 40 hours per week

Commutable From: Nottingham, Derby, Chesterfield, Newark

Candidate Requirements

  • The Moulding Technician will have proven Toolroom experience.
  • Minimum 4 - 5 years’ experience.
  • Experience and knowledge of injection moulding technology and associated equipment.

Moulding Technician Key Responsibilities

  • Manufacture of spare parts for injection mould tools and related processes. 
  • Strip down, service and repair of injection mould tools, ISBM tools, fixtures and jigs.
  • Use of CAD/CAM facility to design parts & programme CNC machinery.
  • Make use of all tool room equipment, including CNC, Lathe, milling, cylindrical grinder, surface grinder, spark eroder and welding equipment.
  • To have a good understanding of the injection moulding process to support the Setting Team with moulding validation.
  • Understand health and safety requirements, comply with health and safety policies and procedures and to always work in a way to ensure the health and safety of you and your colleagues.

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Manufacturing, Production & Quality Recruitment Support since 1994

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WORKS SUPERVISOR

This business has a long and proven history, going back over 100 years. They have progressed to become a market leader in high precision engineering, working with some of the world's leading companies.

They are part of a group of companies with a core interest in the manufacture of components for a variety of industries. Their advanced technology and commitment to quality and service has set them apart from others in their field.

Works Supervisor Role Overview

Reporting to the Production Manager, the Workshop Supervisor will oversee approximately 50 staff, on a double day shift, consisting of Team Leader, Operators, Laborers and Apprentices.

Salary: £40,000 per annum
Shifts: Double Days

Commutable From: Derby, Nottingham, Leicester, Loughborough, Burton upon Trent, 

Candidate Requirements

  • The Works Supervisor will have proven experience of supervising or managing in an engineering / manufacturing environment.
  • Machining exposure, particularly grinding would be highly advantageous.
  • Willing and able to work double days shifts.
  • A good communicator, who is able to mentor and get the best out people. 

Works Supervisor Key Responsibilities (but not limited to)

  • Maximise ‘lights out’ machining to increase Productivity and record this in TEAMS.
  • Ensure prior to the end of shift, all applicable machines are set up to run lights out, ensuring the Production Priority database is updated with the latest plans and actions which can be shared by all colleagues.
  • Explore ways of increasing Productivity with further possible unmanned or multi manning and conduct trials to reduce stock allowance for grinding which will reduce machining times. Conduct machining trials using tooling representatives and experts in the field. 
  • Monitor and review operator production efficiencies against targets and carry out any actions where targets are not met with the assistance of the Production team. Monitor and review machine utilisation against targets and carry out any actions where targets are not met with the assistance of the Production team.
  • Use ANDON boards to assist in the monitoring of Productivity and educate operators in the importance of booking accuracy.
  • Expect multi manning wherever possible. Always question areas that are not and consider options of how to improve this.
  • The Works Supervisor will implement LEAN techniques including 6S throughout the works. Aim for continuous improvement in order to save time and money.
  • Ensure all completed work is moved onto the next operation by operators and not left in racks for others to move.
  • Regularly review and update the skills' matrix plan to Identify areas of weakness within work cells and operators to ensure we have a fully skilled and flexible workforce.
  • Attend daily factory tour and include team leaders for their input.
  • Update machine capabilities to assist in planning the production requirements.
  • Communicate plans and instructions to colleagues during shift change handover and supply daily email for reference and for others to continue with the required actions.
  • Use initiative to make decisions, challenge set plans and try out new ideas.

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Manufacturing, Production & Quality Recruitment Support since 1994

 

TOOLING ENGINEER

A fantastic opportunity for a Tooling Engineer has become available.

This facility is their Flagship site, and renowned for being very busy, but a very friendly organisation. They have enjoyed recent investment, and are looking for a Tooling Engineer to strengthen their Toolroom.

As their Tooling Engineer, you will ensure tooling capability, and provide operational support and tooling improvement solutions to existing and new programs

Commutable from Cannock, Lichfield, Barton Under Needwood, Tamworth, Atherstone, Derby, Stafford, Walsall and Loughborough 

BENEFITS OF A TOOLING ENGINEER

  • £41,500 (Including Shift Premium)
  • 3 shifts
  • All PPE provided including safety
  • Overtime Paid
  • Superb long-term progression
  • Steady busy manufacturing organisation
  • Very friendly organisation
  • Flagship site

DUTIES OF A TOOLING ENGINEER

  • Ensure tooling capability 
  • Provide operational support and tooling improvement solutions
  • Ensure safe use of handling equipment, crane / lifting gear
  • Maintenance of PM schedule on tooling
  • Maintain register of tooling related costs and downtime
  • Maintain sufficient critical spares
  • Support onsite and offsite trials 
  • Lead opportunities for efficiency improvements

REQUIREMENTS OF TOOLING ENGINEER

  • You will have relevant experience as a Tooling Engineer
  • To have the ability to interpret and generate and maintain process documentation
  • This would suit a “people person” 
  • Flexible to work shifts and Overtime as and when needed.

This is a wonderful opportunity to be part of a large, multi-company with other facilities all over the world

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Manufacturing, Production & Quality Recruitment Support since 1994

 

HSE ADVISOR

This is a great opportunity for an experienced HSE Advisor to join a global manufacturer, who are part of a multi-billion-dollar group.

They are in a period of sustained growth as a business, which this role is part of. The business offers a friendly working environment, along with excellent employee benefits. 

Role Function

Reporting to the HSE Manager, the HSE Advisor will be working as part of the site HSE department. You will be responsible for assisting and supporting the HSE team in providing an efficient and effective HSE service, at all times complying with both company and legislative requirements.

HSE Advisor Salary, Hours and Benefits

  • Salary, £28,000 - £32,000, dependant on experience
  • 6:30am – 2:30pm, 2pm finish on Friday’s
  • The opportunity to work within a global organisation
  • 33 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Managed Occupational Health service
  • Retail shopping discount programme
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Bike to Work scheme
  • SMART pension

Commutable From: Leicester, Derby, Nottingham, Burton upon Trent, Coventry, Tamworth

HSE Advisor Candidate Requirements

  • IOSH managing safety or equivalent 
  • Foundation certificate in environmental management or equivalent
  • Train the Trainer Certificate
  • Rigging License/competent person inspection qualification
  • 1 years’ experience gained in a similar role.
  • Highly computer-literate in a range of Microsoft packages

HSE Advisor Key Responsibilities

  • PPE/First aid supply/control (Inc. stock/ PPE) & monthly checks.
  • To maintain HSE spreadsheets and support/ensure legal compliance and reporting of required metrics.
  • Permits to work issue & control. Order skips as required & control of waste documentation. 
  • Organize/deliver training & control of records. Monthly update TM Boards information.
  • Participate in monthly site H, S & E audits, assisting with company set HSE Targets.
  • Support road map development & behaviour (LSB) progression.
  • Rigging champion-competent person checks/specialist.
  • Update of W@H registers, monitor control & audit of equipment. Conduct & document risk assessments.
  • Assist with site data collection for packaging/GHG/CRC data compliance.
  • Maintain and update HSE data management system (Riskonnect). Attend HSE meetings as and when required and complete actions that are assigned.
  • Work with external suppliers, processing purchase orders and resolving invoice queries. To provide generic office administration support for the HSE department. 

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Manufacturing, Production & Quality Recruitment Support since 1994

 

CNC TURNER

We are currently recruiting for a international organisation based in Manchester in their search for CNC Turner to join their already established team. 

This role is commutable from the following locations: Stretford / Sale / Stockport / Salford / Manchester

Benefits on offer to the CNC Turner

  • Salary: £31,000 
  • Great Pension 
  • 25+8days holiday 
  • Life Assurance 
  • Health care 
  • Company Bonus 
  • Working Double Days Role / Morning & Afternoons 

Ideally the CNC Turner will have the following: 

  • Previous experience within a Similar role 
  • Experience with 3,4 & 5 AXIS vertical machining 
  • Knowledge of operating CMM Machines
  • Practical experience of manufacturing techniques 
  • Previous experience in Operating a CNC / CMM Machines 
  • Checking of drawing where required when using CMM Machines
  • Ideally we are looking for this individual to hold previous experience with CNC machinery and CMM.
  • Time Served Engineer
  • Holding a formal qualification in Engineering 

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Manufacturing, Production & Quality Recruitment Support since 1994

 

ACCOUNT MANAGER

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Account Manager who has strong experience in the Manufacturing or IT Sales/Solutions industry. As the Account Manager it will be your role to grow sales with the existing accounts and new accounts. 

  • Starting Salary - £45,000 + DOE
  • Very high Commission Scheme  
  • Hybrid Working
  • Private Medical Insurance 
  • Company Car + Onsite Parking 

If you have experience as an Account Manager from either the Manufacturing or IT Sales/Solutions/Software background, then this could be the ideal position for you. 

Account Manager Duties:

  • Deliver commercial presentations, proposals & negotiate on behalf of the company
  • Attend customer meetings and provide monthly and quarterly sales forecasts
  • Identify, implement & manage revenue growth campaigns
  • Promote the cross-selling of equipment, service & consumable products
  • Respond to RFP (Request for Proposal), RFQ (Request for Quotes) & commercial tenders on behalf of the company

Account Manager Requirements:

  • Experience in a similar role, proven track record of sales success.
  • Preferred experience in a Retail B2B environment IT solutions related sales experience.
  • Experience of an established Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system and its application and importance in day-to-day duties
  • MS Office proficiency with a good understanding of IT, software & IT solutions
  • Full driving license

This is an exciting role and suitable for someone who has previously worked as an Account Manager, Sales Manager, Account Director, Business Development Manager, Area Sales Manager or Sales Manager

This role is commutable from: Birmingham, Tamworth, Worcester, Derby, Burton on Trent, Coventry, Sutton Coldfield, Solihull, Cannock, Walsall, Telford or Rugby

Probe Technical Recruitment, providing Sales Engineering Recruitment Support since 1994