IC Resources Ltd

Moulding Engineer

Location
East of England
Salary
£38000 per annum
Posted
16 Sep 2017
Closes
14 Oct 2017
Ref
J42927
Contact
Brett Lofthouse
Job Function
Design
Specialist Area
Mechanical
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Moulding Engineer
Norfolk
Up to 38K

I currently have a requirement for a Moulding Engineer to join a Moulding department. The purpose of this role is to manage and complete activities associated with procuring, installing and validating Injection Mould machines and related ancillary equipment tools for new projects and scale-up programmes, to agreed time lines and budgetary constraints.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

*Engineering responsibility for the specification and purchase of new Injection Moulding machines, Robots and other related ancillary equipment to the agreed budget, timelines and purchasing strategy.
*Provide commercially competitive Engineering solutions, estimates / quotations required to underpin opportunity evaluation targeting new business or capacity expansion.
*Obtain Operational team input to new Moulding Cell solutions, agreeing quality and ergonomic requirements
*Plan and execute approved Moulding Engineering projects for NPI to agreed specifications and targets (cost, time and performance) either by leadership of work packages or contributing as a member of a dedicated project team.
*Pro-actively manage equipment manufacture and validation activities ensuring adequate risk assessment are undertaken at design qualification, procurement and validation stages, and that budget and milestones are achieved and verified during manufacture within a framework of change control.
*Provide technical support and guidance to internal and external customers for Moulding Engineering solutions, design, manufacture and any related issues.
*Assist in the emerging technologies together with operational and business requirements/needs in order to evaluate and propose technology platforms or approaches that will provide potential competitive advantage in the area of moulded component production for New Product Introduction and cGMP production.
*Work with Facilities Department and Building Contractors on the specification, quotation and installation of new building services, layouts and Crane installations.
*Proactively manage suppliers to ensure the company are achieving value for money on Moulding solutions and managing the finances through the equipment manufacture stages.

ESSENTIAL KEY ATTRIBUTES:

*HNC in mechanical engineering (or equivalent).
*A good understanding and knowledge of moulding processes and a wide range of polymers.
*Project Management experience in the procurement and validation of Moulding Engineering projects for a regulated industry.
*Ability to plan and influence suppliers and customers to ensure project objectives are achieved.
*Experienced practitioner in all aspects of IT, e.g., Production Management Systems, CAD, MS office etc.

Benefits on offer include: Group Personal Pension Plan, Healthcare Scheme, Permanent Health Insurance, an all-employee share incentive scheme, Save as you Earn (SAYE) Scheme and 28 days (plus 8 days Bank Holiday) paid annual leave.

Keywords; Moulding Engineer, Mechanical Engineering, Polymers, Procurement, Validation, Norfolk, UK

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