Job Description

Minimum requirements for the role:

  • Technical Qualification in Plastics or an NQF level 5 and upwards or related is essential.
  • Minimum 5 years’ Injection Moulding experience within a Plastics Manufacturing or related plant is essential.
  • Previous experience working within  the plastic automotive injection moulding component manufacturing industry is essential.
  • Must have good knowledge and an understanding of Injection Moulding processes and parameters.
  • Must have a good understanding of Sequential Injection Moulding
  • Good interpretation and communications skills are essential.

The successful candidate will be responsible for: 

  • Setting and maintaining Injection Moulding machines and ensuring that they run effectively and efficiently.
  • Performing regular routine maintenance on Injection Moulding machines.
  • Maintaining acceptable part quality and submitting samples for quality inspection and mould approval.
  • Ensuring that manufacturing processes are within agreed process parameters.
  • Regularly monitoring products to determine quality and adherence to specifications.
  • Troubleshooting and finding solutions to problems with machines and ensuring maximum output.
  • Ensuring that set targets are achieved and that deliverables are met.
  • Compiling, implementing, updating and improving process and engineering documentation.
  • Observing all safety and environmental procedures and good manufacturing practices.
  • Performing mould changes and adjusting the machinery during its operation as required.
  • Minimising downtime during shifts and ensuring that changeovers are performed accurately and in a timeous manner.
  • Maintaining good housekeeping and ensuring that all machinery and related tools are kept in a good working order.

Salary package, including benefits, is highly negotiable depending on experience gained.

 

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