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Production Technician

Location: Elland, West Yorkshire, HX5 9JP
Salary range:
Status: Permanent
Type: Full time
Posted date: 19/05/2015 11:55

Job description:

Key Role, Responsibilities & Objectives:
  • To be responsible for Health & Safety of self and others and ensure that the team work to the company Health & Safety policy.
  • Operating in line with the Standard Working Practices and procedures to maintain accurate inventory control.
  • To conduct tool changes – injection moulding.
  • To start up the injection moulding machines where required, ensuring components are made to the required quality standards.
  • To start up extrusion line processes.
  • To optimise existing and new processes.
  • To assist with problems seen with 2nd operation machinery.
  • To write / modify robot programs for the injection moulding machines and routing cells.
  • To be able to measure components using ancillary gauges/equipment and interpret results and take corrective actions as necessary.
  • To be able to read and understand basic technical drawings of components to verify we are sending the required, correctly manufactured items.
  • To understand customer requirements and product specifications.
  • To understand and follow the procedural requirements as set by the Company.
  • To assess any quality/production problems and solve them where possible.
  • To be responsible for completing any production documentation.
  • To ensure all documentation is completed and stored correctly.
  • To be responsible for recording and analysis daily performance.
  • To conduct regular audits within the sub-cell.
  • To ensure that 5S is maintained and housekeeping is of the highest standard at all times.
  • To ensure that all housekeeping meets the required standards
  • Conducting minor RMs on both machinery and tools – oil levels, cleanliness, etc.
  • To fulfil any reasonable request.

Personal Characteristics:
  • Ability to understand paperwork and customer requirements.
  • Can-do attitude.
  • Driven with a sense of ownership.
  • Familiarity with all products.
  • Good organisational skills, with an attention to detail.
  • Excellent housekeeping standards and disciplines.
  • Flexibility of adapting to different environments.
  • Reliable.
  • Team player who can also work on their own initiative.
  • Ability to communicate professionally at all levels.
  • Good job knowledge required i.e. products.
  • Numeracy.
  • Ability to interpret drawings.
  • Interpretations of extrusion/moulding faults.
  • Understanding of manufacturing control.
  • Basic Health & Safety.
  • Team player.

Qualifications / Experience:
  • 5 years minimum working in an injection moulding related discipline.
  • Recognised certificate within the injection moulding field, G & A processing for quality.
  • NVQ Level 111 – Mould tools and processes.
  • Experience with 6 Axis robot programming. 

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