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Job Reference: 00241447
Date Posted: 27 February 2018
Employer: RPC Promens Industrial UK
Location: Rushden, Northamptonshire
Salary: £27,320
Sector: Engineering and Science; Manufacturing, Industry, Warehouse
Job Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 05 April 2018

Job Description

RPC Containers are seeking experienced Setters. The role is responsible for changing over the complete process including downstream equipment from one product to another and to hand over the running machine, making in specification product to the production operators and setters and to assist production operators and setters to improve their skills through individual training.

Duties include:

  • Carry out and complete mould changes on all machines.
  • Continue mould changes handed over from previous shifts or day shifts.
  • Platen adjustments and set up.
  • Carriage locks and stop adjustments.
  • Carry out trials in a controlled manner giving full written feedback of problems encountered and overcome, retain marked samples:
  • Colour/material trials.
  • Continue running/capacity trials.
  • Advanced ancillary/downstream trouble shooting and set up.
  • Extruder Output Checks.
  • Support and carry out full head strips - clean and reassemble.
  • MOOG removal and refit.
  • Complete head removal and refit - single, double, treble.
  • Mini extruder removal and refit.
  • Screen block removal and refit.
  • Exchanging of all and any knife units.
  • Knife height adjustments.
  • Carry out and be fully involved with mould change improvement projects.
  • Assist maintenance where necessary in related tasks.
  • Partake actively in the improvement of the mould change process with the objective of significantly improving the time taken to move from one product to the next.
  • Suggest ways of improving processes.
  • Follow all company safe working procedures.
  • Carry out general housekeeping when required.
  • Actively adhere to health and safety and hygiene practices within the factory at all times.

The list is not exhaustive.

Person Specification

  • Capable of working on their own or as part of a team with relatively little supervision using their own initiative.
  • Enthusiastic with a positive attitude and a willingness to listen and learn.
  • Flexible with the ability of working to high standards of accuracy.
  • Prepared to work to tight but achievable schedules where meeting deadlines will be critical.
  • Good understanding of the Extrusion Blow Moulding Process.
  • Experience in setter level 1 & 2 duties.
  • Capable and confident in demonstrating leadership qualities.
  • Actively drives new systems and procedures on shift.

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