Moulding Team Lead

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29 days ago



  • Report daily to the production supervisor with relevant updates

  • Take leadership of the moulding technicians and delegate work in the absence of the Production Supervisor

  • Take ownership of the production facilities in the absence of the production supervisor, maintain all HSE, housekeeping and technical requirements to keep all production on schedule to the required level of quality

  • Develop and monitor technician competencies across the department and support with training as required

  • Support technically with process and tooling issues

  • Responsible for maintaining all tooling and machinery both internally and through 3rd party services

  • Support transition from tool trials to full production including process settings, procedures and training

  • Ensure that all production facility equipment and facilities are correctly set-up, certified, calibrated, used, maintained, and decommissioned as per the relevant standards and policies

  • Communicate daily with Planning function to prioritise and co-ordinate multiple manufacture programmes appropriately

  • Ensure a high standard of 6S housekeeping is maintained throughout the production facilities

  • Propose and implement process improvement, HSE and Lean waste-reduction initiatives

  • Lead the troubleshooting of any issues, involving Technicians and Engineers as appropriate

  • Schedules may require overtime working and/or regularly working different shifts


  • Extensive knowledge of PEEK injection moulding is imperative

  • Commitment to Safety and quality

  • Commitment to the goal of a world-class production facility

  • Willing to take responsibility and be accountable for the moulding facility and its staff in the absence of the production supervisor

  • Strong team-orientation and willingness to collaborate within the team and cross-functionally

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision when required

  • Consistently professional, particularly in the presence of clients and test witnesses

  • Preferably qualified to HND level in a relevant discipline or demonstrable equivalent skills/experience

  • Proven ability to effectively mentor and instruct other Technicians

  • Knowledge of complex injection moulding techniques, best practices and applicable industry standards

  • Knowledge of complex compression moulding techniques, best practices and applicable industry standards

  • Ability to understand technical instructions, materials and mechanical drawings

  • Ability to generate technical instructions and develop moulding parameters for complex polymeric and elastomeric components

  • Commercial awareness and a focus on ensuring project milestones are met

  • Excellent organisational and planning skills

  • Articulate with strong communication and interpersonal skills

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