Sligo, Ireland
Toolmaker

Litec Moulding Ltd. has been operating in Sligo since 2000. The company provides expertise in high volume production of high precision technical moulded products. Our success is based upon creating high value return for our customers, through the generation of innovative, technically advanced solutions. The continued strength of our business requires a 7 day week operation. New growth projects have created the opportunity to invite application for this position to further strengthen our team.

Litec Moulding Limited is a member of Lindal Group. LINDAL Group manufactures valves, actuators and spray caps for different kinds of aerosol products. Being an international group of companies, we also offer a range of services around our products.

Roles and responsibilities

  • Manage the maintenance and repair of all moulds in operation at Litec Moulding Limited
  • Liaises with external contractors for the manufacture and repair of Jigs & Fixtures and spare parts for injection moulds
  • Responsible for the maintenance of injection moulds in the company and compiling standard specifications /procedures for each mould and monitoring all existing moulds to standard specifications
  • Responsible for Jigs & Fixture manufacture and maintenance
  • Works with Production team in troubleshooting mould problems
  • Establishes relationships with the customers and suppliers in pursuit of continuous improvement and on-going business development
  • Attends, schedules and facilitates internal meetings to help establish priorities and assign tasks
  • Solves, in conjunction with the Quality department, customer related problems/issues as needed
  • In conjunction with approved toolmakers, research new processes and/or systems for maintenance/manufacture of moulds and implement new processes and systems

Qualifications and requirements

  • Toolmaking qualification plus time served with a toolmaker producing Injection Moulds
  • Previous experience in an injection mould making / mould maintenance environment
  • Good knowledge of milling, turning, grinding, sparking and fitting
  • Ability to weld
  • Good knowledge in mould maintenance and experience of supporting a high-volume manufacturing environment
  • Previous experience in the manufacture and/or repair/maintenance of the following mould types would be a distinct advantage: Multi cavity moulds, Hot Runner moulds, Valve gated moulds
  • Good understanding of the injection moulding process
  • Previous experience working on technically challenging applications would be an advantage (i.e.) medical, tight tolerance work
  • Ability to interact with suppliers, customers and external toolmakers
  • Knowledge of Electrics, Hydraulics and Pneumatics would be an advantage
  • The successful candidate should possess the following character traits:
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Able to take responsibility and work on own initiative
  • A proven ability to train and develop a teamwork culture and innovative approach to problem solving
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Sligo, Ireland
permanent role
Job posted on: 16.10.2019
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