Job ref: SC20-4856

Injection Moulding Setter

Our client, a manufacturer of injection moulding components has retained our services to search for multiple Injection Moulding Setters to join their team to support continued business growth.


  • As an Injection Moulding Setter, you must have several years’ experience with setting, conditioning, and maintenance & process optimisation of Injection Moulding machines working with a wide range of materials.
  • The Injection Moulding Setter will be responsible for accurately setting and processing tooling in accordance with the production schedule.
  • You will be required to ensure that all jobs are completed on time and to the correct quality standards whilst meeting customer requirements.
  • For a proven Injection Moulding Setter, this is an excellent opportunity to work secure a stable position within a forward-thinking company.

General Description:

  • Responsible for Setting and Operating of Moulding Machines within your section and assisting in completing orders on time and at the correct quality and cost


  • The safe mounting and dismounting of injection mould tools
  • The correct disposition of all waste from the moulding process
  • Maximising machine utilisation & overall equipment effectiveness
  • Responsible for trouble-shooting
  • Responding to red lights
  • Support the safe effective operation of mould shop equipment and the production of moulded components to the required standard
  • Offering flexibility to cover operator/packer duties when requested
  • Support CI initiatives & 5s programs to drive change and process development across the shop floor
  • Full compliance with all company Standard Operations Procedures (SOP’s)


  • Experience in high volume, quick tool change, short run production environment
  • Experienced technical setter with good knowledge of engineering polymers
  • Thorough knowledge of injection moulding process and moulding ancillaries
  • Recognised plastics industry qualification (NVQ, ONC, HNC etc.)
  • A team player with the ability to work productively and easily with others
  • Excellent communicator
  • Ability to work well and calmly under pressure
  • Flexible and approachable
  • Excellent attention to detail


  • This role benefits from an excellent and extremely competitive remuneration package
  • A generous relocation assistance package is available for candidates relocating to the Oxfordshire area

Key Words: “Injection Moulding”, “Setter”, “Moulding Technician”, “Injection Moulding Setter”, “Process Technician”, “Process Development Technician”, “Setter Supervisor”, “Senior Setter”, “Plastic”



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


Technical Engineering & Manufacturing Recruitment Specialist – Plastics & Packaging

“Sierra 57 Consult 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, Sierra 57 Consult Ltd will require proof of identification. A current copy of a passport, driving license, ID card or NI card will be required as part of the registration process. Email and faxed copies are acceptable”.

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