Lead Thermoforming Setter job in North West

Lead Thermoforming Setter | Listgrove

Lead Thermoforming Setter

Lead Thermoforming Setter
Based in Merseyside

Job ref:    JH/41382

Salary:      Circa £18 Per Hour 

Shift:    4 on 4 off Days and Nights

The client:
A leading designer and manufacturer of innovative, environmentally conscious, plastic packaging to promote protect and prolong food, medical and retail products. Products can be found in all the major retailers like: Asda, Waitrose, J. Sainsbury, Tesco, Aldi, Lidl. 

Key Responsibilities: 
⦁    Lead best practice for the company’s tool setting
⦁    Work in accordance with the company’s BRC IOP Certification, Health & Safety rules and GMP 
⦁    Commission tooling for new products, including CPET, APET & PP materials 
⦁    Review current practices & services, develop and implement a programme of enhancements to reduce change-over times, increase CPM & improve running profile
⦁    Be responsible for training & development of shift setters, supervisors and operators
⦁    Report on tool performance to Factory Manager 
⦁    Manage factory waste 
⦁    Develop and work to KPI’s 
⦁    Maintain process, tool and training records 

Personal Profile & Experience Requirements:
⦁    Enthusiastic, self-motivated, work on own initiative 
⦁    Minimum 5 years’ tool setting of Thermoforming machines 
⦁    Experience of APET, CPET & PP materials 
⦁    Engineering qualification / time served 
⦁    Computer literate in the use of MS Excel, MS Word & Power point 
⦁    Experience of quality management system BRC / ISO 
⦁    Experience and Qualified in HACCP
⦁    Experience of World Class / Lean manufacturing 
⦁    Demonstrate continuous improvement initiatives 
⦁    Process fault finding and rectification techniques (not electric / electronic) 
⦁    Flexible approach to working hours 
Distinct Advantages:
⦁    Internal Auditor certificate 
⦁    Health and Safety qualification 
⦁    17th Edition Electrical 
⦁    Electronics experience 
⦁    FLT Counterbalance license 

For EU roles, candidates must be eligible to work and live in the European Union.
Proof of eligibility will be required with your application.

Office Locations: Stratford-upon-Avon, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Cape Town, Dubai, Düsseldorf, Istanbul, Lyon, Malmö, Milan, Mumbai, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney and Washington.


Listgrove Limited Registered in England No: 1197713
Exhibiting at: PlastIndia, NPE, PlastMilan, Compounding World, PDM, Kunststoffen,  ScanPack, Fakuma



  • Location: North West
  • Job Title: Lead Thermoforming Setter
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