Injection Mould Setter (Weekday Nights)

Meridian Medical Limited is a friendly, family owned, medical device manufacturing company based in Littlehampton, West Sussex. The company is growing steadily, and we have room for you! We are looking for dynamic people to join our assembly team. Working in our cleanroom assembly areas, you will always leave work cleaner than when you arrived. We have great on-site facilities, free parking, tea and coffee is provided and we offer a very clean working environment.

Meridian Medical was founded in 1990 by Mr Ian Fenton and was taken over by his two sons in 2017. The company is investing heavily in the facility and staff, and, is constantly making improvements to its procedures and processes. We offer good career progression within our company and many of our management team started as shop floor operators.

Job Role:

Due to increased production demand within our MouldShop, we are recruiting an injection mould setter to join our MouldShop Night shift team.

You will work alongside our current Day shift production team to learn the machines, processes, and products then transition to join the Night shift team. We expect this transition to take approximately 2 weeks to a month depending on experience.

Job Description:

  • Start-up, shutdown, raw material batch changes, colour changes, tool changes, and ancillary equipment setup.
  • The moulding machines are housed within a class 8 cleanroom.
  • Machines range from 22 – 220 Tonnes.
  • Machines are Boy, Engel, and Fanuc.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Installing mould tooling and setting the machines to approved validated settings.
  • Support the production and tooling team to ensure tooling and ancillary equipment runs optimally.
  • Work with the MouldShop / Production Manager to identify and implement strategic improvements to reduce scrap, increase output and if appropriate to add automation processes.
  • Process and document mould trials and assist the quality team with validation of new tooling.
  • Planned maintenance duties for moulds and ancillaries, as well as liaise with machine maintenance contractors when required.
  • Monitoring of the moulded parts to ensure product quality is met during normal production.
  • Supporting engineering in the installation and validation of new equipment and technology and ensure a smooth and acceptable transfer to production.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Relevant industry experience, ideally with apprenticeship served / accredited training certification.
  • Be familiar with modern Fanuc, Engel and Boy machine and Fanuc robot control systems.
  • Be familiar with processing a range of polymers (ABS, PC, PE, PVC, HDPE).
  • Understanding of injection mould tooling, ideally with previous experience of insert changes.
  • To be proactive in continuous improvements within the MouldShop.
  • You will have a positive attitude towards quality, safety, and continuous improvement. You will be flexible and a team player.
  • Be computer literate and have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

 

Hours and Shift:

  • Normal work hours will be 9pm – 9am Monday night – Thursday night (46 hours)
  • Training period to be 8am – 6pm Monday to Thursday and 8am – 1.30pm on Friday.

 

Benefits:

  • For full time position 28 days paid holiday will be provided ( including Bank Holidays)
  • Possible permanent position following a successful probation period
  • Company auto-enrolment Pension
  • Free on-site parking
  • Company events
  • Simply Health Cash Plan
  • Employee assistance program
  • Meridian is shut for all UK Bank Holidays

 

 

Our recruitment process:

We want to make sure the right people join our company. Making sure that you will be happy working with us is important and so we want to make sure all our team are like minded, honest and trustworthy people.

 

Joining us will follow this process:

  • Send us a copy of your CV, with a short covering letter telling us a little about yourself and why you would like to join our team. Please include an email address as we will email you to start the process.
  • If everything goes well, we will then arrange a short phone interview at a convenient time for you.
  • If the phone interview goes well, we will invite you for an onsite interview, give you a tour of the facility and talk about your specific role in more detail.