Mould Process Engineer
Job title: Mould Process Engineer
Location: King?s Lynn, Norfolk PE30 2JJ
Salary range: £40,500 to £45,000
Contract and working hours: Permanent. Days 37.5 hours
About the role
As a Mould Process Engineer you will lead on injection mould tooling and systems validation to support NPI and Operational tooling and will provide ongoing, technical support.
Key responsibilities for a Mould Process Engineer at Bespak include
Delivering new and asset replacement tooling/moulding process validation activities. You will have technical accountability within your allocated product stream/s.
Designing moulding processes for medical devices with scientific moulding process optimisations
Leading on Scientific Moulding training and development initiatives for junior colleagues
Optimising moulding processes and developing documentation to support all stages of mould system validation. This will include providing training to others on the processes and documents
Peer approval and risk assessing of URS and DQ for mould systems equipment and processes
Generating reports on observations, options and recommendations
Injection Moulding is at the core of what Bespak do and at the last count we have 146 injection moulding machines in Kings Lynn. The Moulding and Tooling teams validate complex cells for new programmes and provide operational technical support.
As our business continues to grow our Moulding and Tooling team is expanding. 2017 saw us add 19 people to the team and due to new, exciting projects we will be recruiting for a number of roles throughout 2018.
We offer advanced training in pneumatics, robot programme writing, material handling systems and advanced injection moulding machine training. As part of our commitment to continued professional development, we will be opening a new onsite moulding training facility in 2018. The facility will be fully kitted out to RJGs specification to allow us to train our colleagues to RJG standards.
As an experienced Engineer, looking for improvements and new technical solutions will come naturally to you. Above all you will have hands on experience with injection moulding processes (setting the machines, process trouble shooting etc).
You will have knowledge of Scientific Injection Moulding disciplines with tool design and polymer science experience. As a project manager you will be experienced in validation (process or product) and risk management process.
You are enthusiastic about what you do, have a positive can do attitude and are confident managing sometimes stressful situations.
You?re qualified to at least HNC (or equivalent) level in mechanical or electrical engineering and have engineering project management experience ideally gained within the plastics industry.
What we offer at Bespak
Above all, you can expect a safe, modern, friendly and collaborative working environment. We regularly benchmark ourselves against our industry and we are confident that we offer a competitive salary and benefits packages to all our colleagues.
28 days? annual leave plus statutory holidays
A defined contribution company pension scheme (complete with employer contribution of 8%)
Private health insurance
Life assurance (equivalent to four times your salary)
Income protection scheme
Save As You Earn (SAYE) scheme
All-employee share incentive scheme
Confidential legal, health and counselling service
We want to provide an environment where our colleagues play an active part in the growth of our business. A challenging but supportive environment where talented people can really grow and take advantage of a wide range of diverse opportunities that we offer.
We are a global market leader in the development and manufacture of drug delivery devices. We provide pharmaceutical companies around the world with inhaler and auto-injector technologies and development and manufacturing services.
Bespak is the name behind some of the most widely used and trusted inhalation devices in the world. Every second over 1,000 people use one of our devices to help them breathe. And it is our 800 colleagues based in King?s Lynn, Milton Keynes, Nelson and Cambridge who ensure that this doesn?t change. These teams ensure that we continue to manufacture around 560 million devices each year while still developing new and innovative drug delivery systems.