Moulding Technician *Plymouth*

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Job Description

We have an ongoing need for Injection Moulding Technicians of all levels for our BD Vacutainer Systems plant, which is located 15min drive from the city centre on Belliver Industrial Estate in Plymouth, Devon.

These are permanent positions on continuous shifts (40 hours per week) offering an attractive shift premium on top of your base salary.

a) day shift (11am to 11pm), 3 days on, 3days off

b) night shift (11pm to 11am), 3 days on, 3days off

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BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. We have over 70,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues.

BD Plymouth, a state-of-the-art Manufacturing 27-acre site, is proud to be actively recruiting driven, passionate and team–orientated people to supplement our highly skilled team during this period of growth.

You can look forward to a rewarding long-term career with a phenomenal benefits package (subsidised canteen on site, 25 days holidays…) and collaborative working in the fast-paced agile environment. There are many opportunities to expand your skills, such as onsite training on our injection moulding machines and multiple robotics.

If you have a growth mindset and you are living in Plymouth or willing to relocate, then read on!

About the role

Our Moulding Technician will work under the direction of a Process Engineer and be responsible for set-up and efficient running of moulds, moulding machines (Engel, Demag, Netstal) and robotics; pneumatic/ hydraulic systems and ancillaries to meet quality standards and production targets.

Our technicians have the chance to work on the latest equipment that will them the opportunity to learn all about high tech sophisticated machinery. They are working in clean-rooms and controlled areas while adhering to GMP standards, scheduling PPM – Planned Preventative Maintenance activities.

Your key responsibilities:
  • provide mechanical and electrical support on hi-tech automated assembly lines and monitor machine performance.
  • repairing faults as the first port of call for machine breakdowns,
  • plan and execute pro-active preventative maintenance programs in SAP to minimise downtime,
  • work from mechanical, schematics drawings to assist with fault finding,
  • advise on technical issues, collaborating with engineers and the production team as well as supporting Continuous Improvement activities.

About you

Our ideal candidate will be already working as a Moulding Technician/ Maintenance Technician in the manufacturing/ industrial company and have the following electrical or mechanical qualifications:

City & Guilds Diploma in Electrical Installations L2 or higher

BTEC HND in Mechanical Engineering

Knowledge of tooling and injection moulding from manufacturing industry such as medical devices, T1 automotive, food & beverage, general manufacturing

The successful candidate will undergo skills training to acquire certifications such as cGMP to enable him/her to work in a cleanroom.

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Why join us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that empowers you to bring your authentic self to work. Here our associates can fulfil their life’s purpose through the work that they do every day.

You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centred, and rewarding culture. Our Total Rewards program — which includes competitive pay, benefits, continuous learning, recognition, career growth, and life balance components — is designed to support the varying needs of our diverse and global associates.

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, or any other protected status.

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Primary Work LocationGBR Plymouth - Belliver Industrial Estate

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