Injection Moulding Machine Operator - PK8346

Job Description



Location: Greater Manchester

Salary: £30,000 - £37,000 per annum

Shift Pattern: 3 Shift System (Days, Afternoons, Nights)

Our client is a leading manufacturing company in Greater Manchester, renowned for its high-quality products and innovative production techniques. They are seeking a skilled and dedicated Injection Moulding Operator to become an integral part of their dynamic team. This is an excellent opportunity to develop your career in a fast-paced and supportive environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Setup and Operation: Set up and operate injection moulding machines to produce high-quality plastic components according to production specifications.
  • Process Monitoring: Monitor and adjust machine settings to ensure optimal performance and product quality, troubleshooting issues as they arise.
  • Quality Control: Conduct regular quality checks on produced items to ensure they meet required standards and specifications.
  • Maintenance: Perform routine maintenance and cleaning of machines, ensuring equipment is in good working condition to prevent downtime.
  • Documentation: Maintain accurate records of production runs, including material usage, machine settings, and any issues encountered.
  • Health and Safety: Adhere to all health and safety regulations, ensuring a safe working environment for yourself and your colleagues.
  • Continuous Improvement: Participate in continuous improvement initiatives, suggesting and implementing process improvements to enhance efficiency and product quality.
  • Team Collaboration: Work closely with other team members, including Supervisors and Quality Control Personnel, to ensure smooth and efficient production processes.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Experience: Proven experience as an Injection Moulding Operator in a manufacturing environment.
  • Technical Skills: Strong understanding of injection moulding processes, machine operation, and troubleshooting.
  • Attention to Detail: Keen eye for detail to ensure product quality and identify any defects.
  • Problem-Solving: Ability to quickly diagnose and resolve issues with machinery and processes.
  • Physical Stamina: Capability to work on your feet for extended periods and handle the physical demands of the role.
  • Communication: Good communication skills to effectively collaborate with team members and Supervisors.
  • Flexibility: Willingness to work on a 3 shift system, including days, afternoons, and nights.


  • Competitive salary ranging from £30,000 to £37,000 per annum.
  • Opportunity for career development and progression within a reputable company.
  • Comprehensive training and support to enhance your skills and knowledge.
  • Health and safety-focused work environment.
  • Company benefits package including pension scheme, healthcare, and more.

How to Apply: If you are a motivated and experienced Injection Moulding Operator looking for a new challenge in Greater Manchester, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you would be a great fit for the team.

Note: The responsibilities and requirements outlined in this job description are intended to represent the general nature and level of work being performed and are not intended to be exhaustive.