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105807 - Tooling technician - Galway

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Date: 4/11/2019
Job Reference: 105807
Contact Name: Tommy McKeown
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Job Description

Tooling technician - Galway - 105807
Injection Moulding Tooling & Process Technician

Our client, a medical device company in Co. Galway is currently looking to recruit Injection Moulding Tooling & Process Technician for their site.

Position Summary:
The Injection Moulding Tooling & Process Technician will be responsible for managing the Injection Moulding Equipment, Tooling and Process for Production and New Product Introductions

Key Duties and Responsibilities - support Production and New Product Introduction:
• Execution of mould changeover's and equipment setups.
• Perform all preventative maintenance on equipment & tooling and manage critical spares.
• Develop and maintain the injection moulding process, test methods and work Instructions.
• Source and install new equipment/tooling and develop processes to enable the achievement of optimum levels of quality, cost & cycle time.
• Support and execute new product engineering studies and validations
• Problem solve moulding and material process related issues.
• Drive continuous improvement & lean initiatives to include, cost effectiveness through automation & process optimization.
• Work closely and build effective relationships with production, quality teams.
• Support in investigating and implementing new production methods and introduction of new tooling and upgrades to existing tooling.
• Take direct & daily ownership of assigned process setup areas, highlighting any challenges, and liaising with Engineering & Tooling groups to drive continuous improvement.

Education / Training / Experience
• Toolmaker qualification a distinct advantage.
• Ideally a FETAC Level 6 qualification in Polymer Engineering or equivalent.
• Knowledge of injection moulding equipment (Arbug & BOY) and moulding processes.
• Strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to communicate across all levels of the organisation.
• Excellent root cause analysis and problem-solving skills.

For further information on this Tooling Technician role in Galway please contact Tommy Mckeown on 086 0100 903 /

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