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Requisition Number: n/a

Region: Europe
Country: The Netherlands
City: Hillegom


Technician: A full time position based in our Hillegom offices in The Netherlands  

Position: Carry out all technical activities concerning moulding machines, mould setting, mould maintenance. This includes full scope of press set-up and processing from barrel and nozzle changes to validation and all related quality aspects. The Technician is able to work under limited supervision.

Key Responsibilities for the Technician are:

Quality and Safety:

·       Only carry out tasks that you are trained and qualified for 

·        keeping a clean working environment

·        Use equipment properly and follow the safety features/operating procedures

·       Report incidents and injuries to Supervisor immediately

·        Recognize close-call incidents and safety hazards and take action to eliminate them

·       wear applicable personal protective equipment

·    Comply with all applicable safety, quality and environmental programs, policies and procedures    



  •  All technical adjustments to moulds and moulding machines
  • Troubleshoot minor press issues, with the assistance of the maintenance group

  • Fix technical defects in alignment with Sr. Technician or Supervisor

  • Mould maintenance and mould setting

  • Change barrels and nozzles

  • Material handling activities

  • Maintain auxiliary equipment

  • Assist to evaluate functionality of tools, fixtures and secondary processes and make recommendations for modifications or production readiness


  • Assist in providing moulding expertise in establishing design of experiment worse case runs and identifying key parameters that are most indicative of a controlled process

  • Execute samples in tool room press(es) according to schedule

  • Assist communication of sampling status and issues with maintenance, tooling, quality, production, engineering, and scheduling

  • Assist in sampling of parts for engineering builds including setup and testing of new and revised production tools to establish parameters, process validation, and completion of required documentation


  •  Actively participate in continual improvement, corrective action and customer satisfaction
  • Must be available to work in dayshift and in different shift rotation systems (2, 3 and 5 shifts)

  • Must be available for consignment service

  • Other duties as assigned


  •  Internal: Operations, Quality and planning
  • External: Technical Suppliers

Qualifications - Education & Experience

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

Associates Degree in technical discipline or three years manufacturing experience in technical role

  • GMP certified. This is a continuing (dis-) qualifying demand for this position

  • Knowledge of Hot Runner Systems

  • Knowledge of Valve Gate Systems

  • Mechanical aptitude

  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail

  • Ability to read and understand blueprints

  • Ability to perform basic measurements

  • Good communication skills

  • Basic computer skills including Word and Excel

  • Solid human relations skills

  • English Language Proficiency at CEFR B1 level

  • Experience setting up and programming robots

  • Experience with scientific molding principles and documentation

  • Completion of Mould Technician certification program

  • Must be willing and able to work in shift rotation systems

Qualifications - Skills & Competencies

Are you interested in this position and based in The Netherlands? Please send your CV and application to Harald de Vries HR Manager. E-mail:



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