Moulding Engineer

Required Qualifications/Experience/Skills:

  • Third level engineering qualification (minimum Bachelor Degree) in Polymer, Biomedical or Mechanical Engineering. Significant experience (15yr+) will be considered in lieu of minimum qualification.
  • Experienced in Injection Moulding, Mould Tooling, Materials, Ancillary equipment and repair and maintenance of all related equipment.
  • Experience and knowledge of medical device environment including Clean room manufacture, validations, process controls, etc would be of advantage

 Duties/ Accountabilities:

This involves but is not limited to:

  • Primary responsibility to provide Polymer Processing, Tooling, and Engineering expertise for the range of products and plastic raw materials.
  • Responsible for defining and implementing innovative engineering technologies, which will deliver highly efficient and cost-effective processes and equipment improvements.
  • Keeping up to date with new technological developments and to maintain and develop moulding standards
  • To provide technical support to Customer, Toolmakers and R&D/NPI when spec’ing out Mould tools and Materials
  • To provide Production support and Maintenance Activities as required
  • Training and Mentoring of Technicians and Operators as required
  • Participation in on-going Process Improvement activities
  • Support the quotation team in relation to Mould tool and Mould Assembly activity
  • Maintain high standards of safety and housekeeping to ensure area, machines and equipment are maintained in a safe and clean condition.
  • Monitor production and adjust parameters within acceptable ranges to optimise quality and performance ensuring components are run as close to nominal as possible unless instructed otherwise.
  • Ensure that all activities carried out are compliant with company quality system requirements.
  • Plan and execute projects to ensure that project timelines, quality and cost targets are met.
  • Engage with the appropriate personnel in the identification and resolution of Corrective/Preventative actions to address Quality, Technical, and Manufacturing issues.
  • Liaise closely with Operations team to ensure Manufacturing and R&D/NPI activities are scheduled and completed to the required standard
  • Develop Moulding process, either on own or with Process Engineers for new products using our Scientific Injection Moulding process development approach to optimize new raw materials, tooling, and technologies.
  • Flexibility to travel between Suppliers, Toolmakers, and customers.
  • Ensure that all production and processes are run as cost effectively as possible.
  • Minimise set up and cycle times.
  • Minimise waste of resins, defect components etc.


Your Recruitment Consultant is Sean Winstanley

Sean Winstanley
Sean joined Arcon Recruitment in early 2018 as our Specialist Technical Recruiter. Originally from the UK, now settled in Ballaghadrereen, Sean brings a wealth of recruitment experience in the IT / Technical arena. Sean has developed excellent skills account managing international, high profile clients solving their recruitment dilemmas.