Moulding Technician. Co. Louth. To provide hands on technical support to ensure the efficient operation of the moulding department. A rapid response to line downtime situations is critical and focus will be on equipment yield & efficiency. A good knowledge of complex injection moulding processes with relevant experience is required. MAIN DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Continuously monitor the performance of a wide range of moulding equipment and automation to ensure that production and quality targets are maintained, while operating within the constraints of the validated processing window at all times. 2. Ensure appropriate action is taken to troubleshoot and resolve issues in a timely manner using systematic approach to problem solving. 3. Install and set-up a range of multi cavity moulds and automation for the production of medical device components. 4. Complete mould repairs as required to ensure optimum mould performance. 5. Start up and shut down of moulding presses and ancillary equipment, applying industry best practices at all times. 6. Assist in the validation of new and existing equipment as required. 7. Complete and document in full, all preventive maintenance activities in a timely manner. 8. Support continuous improvement activities to help optimise the performance of the moulding department. 9. Participate fully in project teams as required. 10. Comply fully with changes in Quality system and EHS procedures. 11. Embrace any requirements to acquire additional skills as technology changes. 12. Demonstrate flexibility and mobility. May need to move between different shifts and locations on a site wide basis, as required based on operational requirements, subject only to skills and ability. 13. Accept assignments, promotions and deployments on the basis of suitability and in line with business requirements. 14. Engage fully with appropriate Staff Performance Management Systems. 15. Liaise with vendors, suppliers and local engineering shops as required. 16. Complete all assigned training in a timely manner, e.g. quality improvements, new procedures, changes in methodology, etc. 17. Assist with the training of general, technical and apprentice resources as required. EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Technical Qualification – Acquired during apprenticeship or 3rd Level College Programs. Excellent interpersonal skills, written and verbal communication skills Good Literacy and numeracy skills and relevant employment experience. Hands on approach, ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative. Knowledge of Injection Moulding Robots a distinct advantage. RELEVANT EXPERIENCE: 2 years + experience working in Moulding environment. This job originally appeared on RecruitIreland.com.
108 days ago