Job ref: 51680

Plastics Specialist Production Instructor

Plastic items are not the only thing you will manufacture in this life-changing role.


Leading a team of offenders working in our Plastic injection moulding workshop you will develop their skills and confidence, and possibly assess accredited vocational qualifications.


We will rely on you and your team to ensure our plastic products are designed and manufactured to the highest standards, but the work you do with prisoners will have the longest lasting impact – and the most unique challenges. You will set tasks to match their ability, while ensuring safety and production is maintained at all times.


Along the way, you could play a part in designing new and innovative products for use in a custodial setting or launching a new range for another government department. You will certainty discover potential for rewarding development of your career.


As well as knowledge and skills spanning Plastic injection moulding production techniques, you will need strong communication and influencing skills and a caring, resilient approach.

Our Plastics Industry has 5 workshops with employment places for 84 prisoners. Our workshops are in HMP Garth, Ranby, Ford, Moorland and Gartree. Each of these establishments has injection moulding facilities, operating a total of 27 machines across the workshops ranging from 40 tonnes to 850 tonnes.

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