Job Title: Setter
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Oxfordshire, England
Industry: Industrial (Warehouse & Manufacturing)
Reference: HQ825_1659080622
Contact Name: Naomi Gibbs
Contact Email:
Job Published: 29 July 2022
Job Description

Vibe Recruit's client have a fantastic opportunity for a Setter on a full time, permanent contract. High precision, technical plastic injection moulders and assemblers servicing clients in the Medical, Electronic, Industrial and Consumer sectors.

Overall purpose of the role:

To undertake accurate and efficient setting of machines and tools in order to achieve the company's quality and production targets and to ensure all procedures are followed with a high level of discipline.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Start up and shut down injection mould machines, as per procedures following all instructions on setting sheets including water connection diagrams. Checking process packs for any discrepancies or inaccuracies wherever possible.
  • Prepare for tool changes prior to current order completion.
  • Complete last off checks, initial and place blue ticket and moulding with tool. Place tools in correct location on rack, and inform Shift Manager so that changes can be made to the tooling database, if necessary.
  • Raise first off paperwork and give to Quality Engineer. Ensure that all equipment is set up, the full cell is ready to run and parts are running to standard.
  • Record start up scrap on scrap sheet.
  • Record changes to settings as necessary with justifications for change and submit to Shift Manager for passing on to Process Engineer.
  • Purge machines when necessary, using Aquapurge or Barrel Blitz, if required.
  • Trial new tools to the correct procedure, making sure trial paperwork is present.
  • Discuss any tooling issues with Shift Manager in order to raise tool reports if a tool breaks or ideas of how to improve for next production run.
  • Set up robots.
  • Top up oil in machines, when required. Change Heater bands and thermocouples, when required.
  • Good Housekeeping (5S) - Ensure machines are kept tidy; do not leave tools on machine beds, remove purgings; put SMED items back on stands; etc. Also, whenever possible use the final 30 minutes of the shift to assist general 5S, in terms of cleaning
  • Optimise machine Cycle times. Ensure parts are running to cycle, and report to the shift manager if the cycle time is not running to costed cycle.
  • Write down batch number and drier number on patrol inspections, if needed.
  • Handover meeting at the end of the shift to the next shift Setter.
  • Participate in and actively promote the company's CIP (continuous improvement program) looking for ways to continually improve the way we work and to reduce waste.
  • Any other reasonable request from a senior member of staff.

Hours of work:

Night Shift - Mon- Fri 21:45 - 06:00

For more information, please contact Naomi on 07506 949615.

Vibe Recruit is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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