Permanent Injection Moulding Setter

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Job Type:Full-Time
Our client based in the Northern Suburbs area requires the technical skills of an Injection Moulding Setter. The role entails coaching and leading people and requires you to communicate effectively and upskill staff to enhance overall performance.

Setup moulds/tools on injection and blow moulding machines

Perform mould changeovers

Optimise mould/tool on injection and blow moulding machines

Setup Robots

Correction of deviations from standard operating conditions (machine settings and process cycle times)

Operate Overhead Gantry Crane

Monitor product cycle times

Monitor machine performance

Monitor product quality

Report deviations from standard operating conditions to Shift Supervisor

Comprehensive handover inclusive of relevant reports to the incoming setter

Completion of job cards for all breakdowns and mould maintenance

Conduct process fault finding to optimize the process and achieve the planned cycle times

Maximize Operational Equipment Efficiencies in order to ensure that OEE targets are achieved

Maintain equipment to the required standard

Manage time and work process

Coach, train and motivation of others to enhance team performance

Ensure safe practice and procedures relating to efficient tool changeovers and operations into injection and blow moulding machines are adhered to

Ensure legislative training is up to date


2 years’ experience in a technical capacity within the plastic environment.

Injection, Blow and Roto moulding knowledge and technical working experience

Technical working experience within Mould Labelling, Robot and Jigs machine setups

Working knowledge of Hydraulics and Pneumatics

Working knowledge of compressors, chillers and cooling towers

Knowledge of Quality Management Systems

Experience in coaching and mentoring teams


Technical ability

Coaching and mentoring

Sound problem and fault-finding ability

Ability to work in a pressurized environment

Ability to work without supervision


Understanding of production principles

Sound knowledge of engineering plastics materials

World Class Manufacturing methodologies and technologies mindset

Willingness to learn and improve by means of training and further education

Awareness of WCM practices: i.e. 5S, FI, VPM, Quality

Must be able to work shifts and overtime

To apply please send your CV to

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Job Reference #: CPT001188/MS

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