Quality Assurance Technician

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual to learn and develop new skills. Working as an active member of our small team, you will be involved with every aspect of Quality Assurance. This will include but will not be restricted to:  Product quality verificationProcess control, validation and optimisationThe development and maintenance of product specificationsInterfacing with other functional areas within the Company and with customers This position is full time and based on 40 hours per week. There is some flexibility with start and finish times.  The position offers huge scope to get involved in all areas, develop knowledge and progress. Specific experience is not an essential requirement as full and comprehensive training will be provided. The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and qualities:  Enthusiastic and keen to learn and acquire new skills.Excellent organisation and communication skills.A good work ethic with a “can do” attitude.Strong attention to detail.Numerate and analytical.The ability to work as part of a team.Good Microsoft office skills. You will need to be fit and energetic as the position will involve moving around our facility to undertake inspections. Benefits:  Participate in a highly developed and structured training programme.Starting salary will be not less than £18,000 per annum and offers real opportunity to increase significantly on the successful completion of training and development milestones.Annual holiday entitlement will be 5 weeks plus Bank HolidaysLife assurance & Personal accident insuranceOpportunity to join our auto enrolment pension scheme. If you are interested in the position and believe you fit what we are looking for, please forward your CV and a covering letter or download an application form from our website , complete it fully and return it to us. Plasmotec is a plastic injection moulding company specialising in offering a full service solution, from concept through to production. This means we get involved in the design and development of new products and the manufacture of plastic components. Production batch quantities can be from just a few hundred mouldings to several million. We sell mainly to the packaging industry but also service a variety of other diverse industry sectors. Manufacturing takes place 24 hours per day Monday to Friday. We are located just off the A43 at Brackley, a few minutes from junction 10 of the M40.​

Trainee Manufacturing Engineer​ (2nd intake)

​We are seeking enthusiastic and motivated individuals with a keen interest in engineering and manufacturing to join our in-house trainee programme. These positions provide an attractive opportunity to enter a career in manufacturing with a real opportunity for the right person to develop and progress through the Company into management. With significant emphasis on structured training across all departments you will learn from the ground up. This position is built upon a formal training plan that reflects the expectation of progression. This means the successful candidate will take on additional responsibilities and duties throughout the course of the training plan as they gain knowledge and demonstrate ability and understanding.  There is a clear structure to this programme that links progress and achievement directly to salary expectations, so a particularly strong trainee displaying consistent progress, competence and the ability to take on new tasks and responsibilities can expect their remuneration package to grow considerably in a relatively short time frame. Specific training will major on production related areas such as: machine operation; tool mounting; machine setting; process optimisation, validation and control; materials recycling, stores management and supervision. In addition, in order to provide a broad and comprehensive introduction to manufacturing, you will spend time in supporting departments and undertake relevant training in quality assurance, weighing, sorting & packing and printing & assembly.  The Company operates 24 hours per day during week days. The standard hours 46hours per week between 7am and 7pm. After initial training you will be required to cover some shifts in Production which could involve any time between 7am to 7pm days and/or 7pm to 7am nights. The ideal candidate will need to possess and demonstrate the following: A good educational background. Qualification could be the successful completion of a relevant college course to degree level; "A" levels; good GCSE grades or similar. A good work ethic with a “can do” attitudeKeen to learn, develop, succeed and progressNaturally enthusiastic and ambitiousYou will be equally at home working on your own initiative as you are in a teamFlexible, reliable and conscientious.A good level of fitness as the role has some physical demands.Show some bias towards manufacturing / engineering in educational achievements and/or hobbies and interests. Benefits: Participate in a highly developed and structured training programme.Starting rate of pay will be between £16,000 and £18,000 per annum, this will be increased after successful completion of an initial probation period and will also be increased as key training milestones are successfully achieved.Annual holiday entitlement will be 5 weeks plus Life assurance and personal accident insuranceOpportunity to join our auto enrolment pension scheme. If you are interested in the position and believe you fit what we are looking for, please forward your CV and a covering letter or download an application form from our website, complete it fully and return it to us. Plasmotec is a plastic injection moulding company specialising in offering a full service solution, from concept through to production. This means we get involved in the design and development of new products and the manufacture of plastic components. Production batch quantities can be from just a few hundred mouldings to several million. We supply to a variety of industry sectors, with a significant bias to the packaging sector.  We are located just off the A43 at Brackley, a few minutes from junction 10 of the M40. 

Toolmaker - Injection Moulding

Working as part of a small team within the Plasmotec toolroom, we require a skilled Toolmaker. The role will include the manufacture and repair and maintenance of injection mould tools for presses up to and including 100 tonnes. The ideal candidate will be a time served toolmaker with Injection mould manufacturing experience, however, consideration would be given to an individual who has proven experience across the key skills listed below. You will be proficient in conventional milling, surface grinding, turning and die sink spark erosion.You will have a good understanding of the build requirements of modern injection mould tooling.You will have a good understanding and use of basic hand tools and measuring equipment. A knowledge of CMM measurement would be an advantage.Knowledge of CNC machining techniques and preferably basic programming skills would be advantageous. Desirable attributes would include a thorough knowledge of the injection moulding process and the ability to “troubleshoot” tooling issues at the new product development stage of manufacture. Higher levels of CNC programming and the use of CAD would also be desirable. The role is a permanent full-time position following successful completion of a probationary period.  Standard toolroom hours are 08:00 to 17:00, but we are happy to be flexible to accommodate an earlier or later start if that is required. Overtime is available as workloads allow. Salary is commensurate with this key role within the Company and will be negotiated against skills and experience. The role benefits from life assurance and personal accident, and is eligible for inclusion in our auto-enrolment pension, subject to successful completion of probation.​

Graduate Management trainee

Graduate Management Trainee. Excellence runs throughout our entire business and we expect you to be the same, so we recruit, select and develop our people on merit. As well as a good degree , you will need drive, creativity, a keen eye for detail and a never-ending commitment to delivering results. You will be expected to take responsibility and accountability and to make a difference to our business. Along with on-the-job experience, The Trainee Program provides a balance between technical skills such as Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) for Injection moulded products, and essential skills like project management, presentation and communications. The Company’s aim within the trainee program is to structure the organisation to provide focus, agility and speed, to ensure that our customer experience meets or exceeds expectations in everything we do. You will spend time in a number of different areas of the Company, and will gain experience that will build to a complete understanding of the Company from the ground up. Minimum Entry Requirements: ·         3 good A Levels.·         Degree qualified.·         Relevant work experience and clear career aspirations demonstrated through employment/placement opportunities.·         High degree of commercial awareness and an analytical thinker demonstrating a methodical approach to problem solving.·         Personal qualities in line with our Company values.·         The right to work in the UK and English speaking.·         UK driving licence.·         Experience of leadership roles across sports, hobbies or other interests.·         Exposure to diversity e.g. community or charity work, travel and gap year experiences.·         Skilled in Microsoft Suite, additional experience with other software packages would be an advantage.·         Ability to use your initiative to undertake tasks efficiently and independently.·         Excellent verbal & numerical communication skills, with an attention to detail, and be able to demonstrate accurate report writing, which allow you to confidently liaise at board level and with other team members.

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Plasmotec is a plastic injection moulding Company specialising in offering a full service solution, from concept through to production. This means we get involved in the design and development of new products and the manufacture of plastic products. Production batch quantities can be from just a few hundred mouldings to several million. We sell mainly to the packaging industry but we can also sell to a variety of industry sectors. Manufacturing takes place 24 hours per day. We are located just off the A43 at Brackley, a few minutes from junction 10 of the M40.

 

Full training is offered for all positions.

Vacancies

Candidates for any position with relevant experience who can demonstrate reliability, intelligence, enthusiasm, capability and competence with a high level of motivation and a desire to take on responsibility and progress with the Company will be shown preference.

 

If you are interested in any of the above positions, please download and complete the application form and post it to:

 

Plasmotec Ltd,
Ward Road, Lincoln Park,
Buckingham Road Industrial Estate,
Brackley, Northants,
NN13 7LE