Injection Moulding Engineer

at MPC Recruitment
Location East London, East London, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Science & Engineering
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR



Job Description:


Troubleshoot and adjust moulding parameters to maintain quality and maximum product output.


  • Ensure the optimal operation of injection moulding machines, grippers and feeding systems.


  • Optimize all tools and equipment to ensure sustained quality in the production process.


  • Provide assistance to maintenance functions, including but not limited to preventive, corrective and emergency maintenance on all injection moulding equipment.


  • Perform problem-solving to develop corrective actions for issues and to initiate continuous improvement plans.


  • Assist with tooling spares control.


  • Ensure timeous completion of projects.


  • Ensure upskilling of all staff with regards to tooling and injection techniques.


  • Training of personnel on SMED and process setup.


  • Develop and implement engineering systems and procedures for injection moulding processes.


  • Ensure that the required lockout procedure is adhered to before any work on machines or equipment. The (Lockout Tagout system) describes the details of the process to ensure the safety of all.


  • Control of process parameter sheets.


  • Continued updates to PFMEA.


  • Creation and revision of written works instructions Minimum Grade 12 / Matric.


  • Qualified Artisan (Example: Trade tested Toolmaker/Millwright) will be advantageous.


  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in plastic injection or toolmaking specific to automotive components.


  • Formal training in Injection Moulding Plastics technology an advantage.


  • Familiar with project management principles.


  • Advanced computer literacy.


  • Proficiency in pneumatics, hydraulics and electronics is an advantage.


  • Knowledge on seals, pumps and bearings an advantage.


Interested candidates can send their CV