Injection Moulding Process Technician

Hi-Technology Group is one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of technical plastics and bespoke injection moulding tooling solutions.

Hi-Tech is a proud key and essential part of the Medical Supply Chain, along with a number of other industries, and during this difficult time, our business will stay open so we can continue to support our customers who are involved in supplying medical products to support the NHS’ efforts. As we continue to work hard to serve our customers, we have an opportunity for an  Injection Moulding Process Technician to join us on a permanent basis.

This position will be well suited to an individual with a strong technical background, within the Injection Moulding Industry, who has a keen eye for detail and problem-solving. The Process Technician will ensure the continuous running of the machines, at optimum cycle time, to produce quality products by setting, conditioning and process optimisation of injection moulding machines working with a wide range of materials.

About Hi-Technology Group

At the Hi-Technology Group we are proud of the reputation we have built, both within the industry and with the customers we serve. With manufacturing sites in the UK and Eastern Europe, we are a strategic supplier to many of the world’s leading companies and provide a range of specialist solutions for customers in the aerospace, personal health and safety, military and medical sectors.

Founded over 30 years ago we provide bespoke product design, tooling, manufacturing and logistics services to our customers.

We are committed to employing a diverse workforce, and we ensure that all employees, future employees and applicants are treated equally. We are a diverse and inclusive employer, and we welcome your application whatever your background or situation.

The position

Main responsibilities:

  • Complete tool changes within the set quality parameters
  • Setting Mould Machines following defined engineering master sheets and instructions.
  • Ensure that both the production lines and the production machinery are running efficiently and effectively to achieve optimum conditions and commercial margins
  • Ensure that parts are moulded to the correct standards and component quality
  • Ensure that high quality standards are always maintained by making necessary adjustments and modifications as required
  • Identify, analyse and resolve faults that are causing machine stoppages or underperformance by actioning repairs and improvements or escalating to the relevant manager as required
  • Ensure processes can achieve targeted scrap and efficiency levels and highlight any actions for continuous improvement opportunities to the Site Lead

About you

  • Previous experience of working in a similar role
  • Previous demonstrable experience of operating in a demanding quality environment with experience of quality systems and tools including ISO9001/14001/6 Sigma/5s
  • Understanding of material behaviours and properties
  • Knowledge of ancillary equipment
  • Good use of MS Office suite
  • Good written and oral communication
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to multitask
  • Ability to follow written engineering instructions

 Why should you apply?

In return, we offer a range of benefits including and not limited to:

  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Salary Sacrifice Pension Scheme applicable on completion of the probationary period
  • Paid half-hour lunch
  • BUPA Employee Assistance Helpline
  • Free on-site parking
  • Life assurance scheme (eligibility upon completion of 1-year service)
  • Company-paid uniform and footwear
  • Subsidised café van which offers a selection of drinks (coffees, hot chocolates etc.) and deli-style food both hot and cold

At Hi-Technology we encourage and support development within. In addition to our benefits outlined above, we offer a range of training opportunities for our employees for both our factory and office-based roles.

To apply for this vacancy please submit your CV along with a cover letter detailing how your skills and experience meet the requirements of this position to