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Technician (IM) Job Description

Job Description

Job Title: Technician – Injection Moulding

Reports to: Supervisor

Hours: 40 hrs on 3 rotating shifts (6-2,10-6 and 2-10)

Location: M&H Plastics, London Road, Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 8TS

Job Purpose:

  • To provide technical support to the Shift Supervisor to ensure planned / unplanned work is carried out effectively, efficiently and to the Company and Customer standards at all times.


  • Tool changing, colour changing and insert changing tools.
  • Servicing and preparing Tooling for production.
  • Servicing, rebuilding hot runners, and checking tolerances.
  • Fault finding on machinery and various multi-cavity tooling
  • Carry out quality checks as and when required.
  • Basic servicing and cleaning of all machinery.
  • Carry out post production tasks as and when required
  • Ensure that the department is safe, tidy and clean during and at the end of each shift.
  • Carry out administration and reporting as necessary.
  • Comply with quality standards as set by the Company.
  • Ensure all duties are carried out in accordance with current legislation and company procedures, particularly but not exclusively in regards to Health and Safety, Quality and Environment Management.
  • The post holder may be required to perform duties other than those given in the job description. The particular duties and responsibilities attached to the post may vary from time to time without changing the general character of the duties or the level of responsibility entailed. Such variations are a common occurrence and would not themselves justify the re-evaluation of the post.

Person Specification

Essential qualifications, skills and knowledge:

Selection CriteriaMethod of candidate assessment
Technical qualificationApplication form
Clear and proven competence of working in an engineering environmentApplication form
The ability to work on ones own initiative to achieve objectives and taking responsibility for work/actions undertakenApplication form/interview
The ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, and at all levels within the Company and with customersApplication form/interview
Confident in challenging existing practices and looking for continuous improvement in all areas of workInterview
Is able to work as part of a team to achieve team objectivesApplication form/interview
Able to respond positively to changing work demandsInterview
Takes decisive action to address and react to opportunities and problems in day to day workApplication form/interview
Is conscientious and thorough in all aspects of work responsibilities, and has a professional approach to workInterview
Has a logical and methodical approach to problem solving/fault finding issuesInterview
Ability to listen, and take up new skillsInterview
Desire to give a good service, recognising the importance of customer satisfaction on their own workInterview
Able to follow instruction, to ensure work is completed as requiredInterview
Ability to undertake duties in every respect as laid out in the job description (further to training if required).Interview


Selection CriteriaMethod of candidate assessment
A degree or equivalentApplication form
Plastic Processing Qualification, City and Guilds or equivalentApplication form
Production experience, setting various machines and tooling.Application form
Injection moulding formal qualifications at PTL (BPTA) or similar.Application form