Setter/Supervisor - Injection Moulding (Night Shift)

Plymouth, Devon
Dependent on experience
24 Jul 2017
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Main Purpose

The purpose of this role is the setting of production equipment and tool changing within the plastic injection moulding department.

Key Accountabilities

  • Liaise with Mould Shop Manager for production priorities
  • Setting of equipment
  • Operation of injection moulding machinery
  • Safe tool changes and colour changes
  • Troubleshooting
  • Operation of gantry cranes
  • Use of 3-axis robots
  • Supervision of operators
  • Completion of relevant documentation
  • Compliance with Health & Safety requirements and regulations
  • Compliance with Quality requirements

Skills/Experience Required

Injection Moulding experience essential.

The ideal applicant will have a good working knowledge of mechanical systems, possess basic trouble shooting skills, enjoy challenges and be able to work both independently and as part of a team.

The applicant will also be accountable for quality and standard of work.
Excellent time-keeping and attendance are required.

Qualifications and Certification:

  • Ideally a formal certificate for polymer technology and Machine condition setting
  • Forklift licence


Magma are quality injection moulders with an excellent reputation for technically demanding moulding at the forefront of material and technical developments. We produce and assemble Trunki suitcases for our parent company Magmatic as well as producing a wide variety of plastic mouldings for the automotive, defence, consumer, safety and building products markets.

Our parent company, Magmatic design and distribute award winning children's travel products under the Trunki brand. They are a market leading company, selling internationally to over 40 countries and to major UK retailers and independents in the nursery, toy and luggage markets. Their aim is to make travelling with children as enjoyable as possible with affordable and innovative products.

Magma’s goal is to become a world class moulder, using the full breadth of materials and its engineering skills to bring manufacturing back to the UK at a competitive price.