Team Leader – Moulding | Collins McNicholas

Team Leader – Moulding

  • Reference: GY45011AO
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Galway
  • Category: Production

Purpose of the role:

  • This person will provide the company with the technical resources to ensure that current and future projects are run in accordance with customer specifications and in-house specifications and standards.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Press set up and general maintenance.
  • Problem solving technical issues and daily technical trouble shooting using a structured approach.
  • Participate in Improvement teams.
  • Lead team to ensure a Quality culture is developed
  • Report tooling problems to the mould maintenance department.
  • Responsible for the working conditions of all machinery in Moulding.
  • Update all production information and communicate issues to other teams and management as deemed appropriate
  • Carry out any Inspection activity as defined in the Operating Procedures.
  • Efficiency of equipment performance in the Shift.
  • Ensure the moulding machines are continuously supplied with the correct plastic materials
  • As required define specific mould/press set up conditions.
  • As required define Specific Work Practices.
  • Work on a 4 cycle shift pattern
  • Competency in driving Fork Lifts
  • People management of all those that are on shift

Qualification and Other Skills:

  • Polymer technology/ Mechanical Engineering /Plastics Engineering with minimum 3 years’ experience.
  • Must have a very good knowledge of Injection Mould tooling and design
  • Experience with multi-cavity moulds and hot runner systems a plus.
  • Should have a good knowledge of the principles of  5S, SMED, and Kaizen
  • Technical skills in manufacturing processes and methods including flow, layout, assembly and production equipment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and manage multiple tasks/projects.
  • Strong team player, self-motivated.
  • Excellent problem skills with attention to detail.
  • Acquire a detailed understanding of all of the different automation systems.

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