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Posted: 14/11/2018

Salary: per

Category: Engineering

Post: Our manufacturing client are looking for an experienced Plastic Injection moulding Process Engineer to join their successful team.

General Summary:

As Moulding Process Engineer you will lead and provide technical support for the specification, purchase, installation and qualification of Plastic Injection Mould tools and equipment. Projects will include new products, capacity expansion and process development on pilot and industrial mould tools and equipment. You will also be responsible to provide support for fault finding and process improvements on existing mould tools and equipment as well as exploring new technologies for plastic injection moulding and process technologies.

This role will suit an experienced Injection Moulding Process Engineer or Moulding Engineer or Project Engineer with good injection moulding machine processing skills.


* Lead project activities for plastic injection moulding and process development from concept phase through to pilot line and industrial manufacturing processes.

* Lead and facilitate design / specification, purchase, installation and qualification of mould tools, moulding machines, ancillary equipment and service requirements for their installation.

* Selection and management of moulding equipment suppliers for the project.

* Identify and implement process improvements (efficiency, quality, cost effectiveness).

* Management of project activities in accordance to project schedule and budget.

* Working closely with the project team to ensure required support is provided to meet project objectives.

* Fully document project activities and equipment qualification work in accordance with internal procedures, GMP and Regulatory Controls.

* Support integration of new technologies in plastic injection moulding and process development for the site.

* Provide support for training / development of engineering resources.

* Communicate and provide regular and accurate up to date work planning and reports for jobs and activities on related projects.

* Demonstrate strong and clear accountability / responsibility for successful and timely completion of designated tasks.

* Ensure compliance with quality policies,

Additional information on competencies required:

* Plastic injection moulding technologies, mould tool designs and process development knowledge and experience

* Problem analysis, fault finding on injection mould tools and equipment

* Design of Experiment for plastic injection moulding process development

* Structured and controlled working practices with clear and accurate documentation, reporting and presentation skills

* Project management skills (MS Project)

* Good time management and ability to prioritise work

* Risk analysis / FMEA

* Statistical analysis / SPC system

* Six Sigma methodologies

* Knowledge of GMP and Regulatory requirements for medical industry

* Ability to work within a Cleanroom environment


* Good level of hands on engineering experience in plastic injection moulding within a medium to high volume manufacturing environment

* Knowledge of polymers and injection mould tool designs


* Degree / HND qualified in engineering, preferably Mechanical, Polymer science or similar disciplines

Key Words: “injection moulding”, “process engineer”, “moulding technician”, “moulding manager”, “senior moulding engineer”, Medical, automotive, aerospace, “trade moulder”, “project engineer”


Due to the sheer volume of applications we receive, we will only contact successful applications. Therefore if you have not heard from us within 10 working days please deem your application as unsuccessful.

Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK

LawsonKeys –

Technical Engineering & Manufacturing Recruitment Specialist – Plastics & Packaging

“LawsonKeys Ltd are acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. In compliance with the new regulations (April 2004) in place under the Employment Agencies Act, LawsonKeys Ltd will require proof of identification. A current copy of a passport, driving licence, ID card or NI card will be required as part of the registration process. Email and faxed copies are acceptable”.

LawsonKeys has been designed to project manage the mechanics of all aspects concerning the recruitment processes, implementing a simple and succinct method for targeting and introducing bona fide and skilled candidates to reputable clients and potential employers.

If this advertised position does not interest you, please consider our other opportunities by sending your updated CV outlining your achievements and your personal requisites, ie salary, location, job roles