First Base Employment Limited

Injection Moulding Technician – Gloucester

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Injection Moulding Technician to join a production facility in Gloucester. If you are a skilled and passionate Injection Moulding Technician, then apply below to join a world class team.

Join our multi-skilled team and work in a varied role. The ideal candidate will have key attributes that contribute to the smooth operation of production plans and KPI targets.

Experience in a similar role is required, and full training of our products will be provided.

Main responsibilities:

  • Ownership of the injection moulding process; cycle efficiency, cycle time conformance, scrap targets, material usage, changeovers and downtime
  • Completion of all work orders to achieve production plans
  • Ensuring machines are operated to a high standard, within set target and cycle times
  • Control of tool changes and identifying any troubleshooting issues
  • Identifying process and procedure improvements to improve production quality and output
  • Using a variety of lean techniques to support and drive continuous improvement
  • Working in line with requirements of quality, health and safety, and environmental management systems

Ideal candidates:

  • From an injection moulding background i.e. as a Machine Setter or Process Technician
  • Capable of condition setting from scratch
  • Knowledgeable of a range of materials
  • Experienced in process optimisation
  • Adept in machine and equipment maintenance
  • Competent with tools and confident in liaising with tooling partners
  • Able to work on their own initiative with minimum supervision

Shift Details

You will be allocated to work on a Pitman shift pattern (2 on – 2 off – 3 on – 2 off – 2 on – 3 off) and working from 06:30 to 18:30. Your rota is given to you on your first day and allows you to plan for the year ahead.

Salary & Benefits:

  • Salary up to £30,000 per annum (depending on experience)
  • 15% bonus scheme
  • On-call allowance
  • Enhanced pension contributions (matched)
  • Life insurance 4x annual salary
  • 5.6 weeks holiday per year
  • Access to lifestyle benefits website
  • Access to wellbeing programmes
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