Two positions have been newly created and are key to the continued growth and success of Broanmain Plastics. The Setter position is based at our Dorking site and the Setter/Shift Lead position is based at our Faygate site.

The successful candidate will earn up to £36,000, dependant on competence and qualifications. If you have experience of plastic injection moulding, then this is a perfect opportunity to grow your career in a friendly and valued environment. The Setter/Shift Lead position has a 15% uplift to salary due to supervision of the later shift team and working evenings.

These are varied and interesting roles, whereby you will be given responsibility and the support to achieve, through on the job training and external qualification (if required). These roles, and in turn you, are important to the growth, quality, and output of the business. The Company truly believe in investing in the people and developing individuals and the business by operating a continuous improvement environment . For more information see attached the job description for the role.

Role Requirements

Both positions require the job holder to undertake setting duties where you will be responsible for preparation, setting and running of jobs in the injection department. As an Injection Moulding Setter, you must have competence and experience with setting, conditioning, maintenance, and process optimisation of injection moulding machines working with a wide range of materials. You will be expected to ensure the continuous running of the machine at the optimum cycle time to produce quality products. The role of an Injection Moulding Setter is to fulfil all aspects of machinery tool changes, from hanging the tool and securing the tool in the machine through to the use of programming software to provide the optimum cycle time. You must have an awareness of the department workload and be able to respond accordingly, as well as ensure that Health and Safety and housekeeping standards are maintained and adhered to.

The Setter/Shift Lead position has additional duties of supervising a small team (between the hours of 5.00pm and 10.30pm) and ensure the smooth running of the shop floor injection production in line with production planning (set by the Production Manager) and Company processes, Standard Operating Processes (SOP) and work instructions.

The Person Requirements

  • Good attention to detail – Essential
  • IT skills – Microsoft packages – Essential
  • Problem solving and analytical skills – Essential
  • Desire to progress and improve systems – Essential
  • Ability to understand and respond to customer’s needs – Essential
  • Proactive continuous improvement and ‘can-do’ attitude – Essential
  • Completer/finisher – able to hold a project and retain action until its completion – Essential
  • Good communication skills; both verbal and written – Essential
  • Must adhere to confidentiality on HR matters – Essential
  • Commercial Awareness – Essential
  • Knowledge of manufacturing – Desirable

Our Company

We are an established and growing trade plastic moulders, with over 30 employees across two locations; Dorking and Faygate. Our flexible, friendly ethos and ‘can do’ attitude defines our approach. Forward thinking, we continually reinvest in our business, facilities, machinery and more importantly our people. Why should you apply?

Competitive Salary: Up to 36K
Hours: 8.00am – 5.00pm Monday to Friday 8.5 hrs pd x 5 = 42.5 hours
TOTAL 42.5 Hrs with unpaid 30 min lunch and 2x20m paid breaks
Location: Dorking

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Setter/Shift Leader position:
Competitive Salary: Up to 36K (plus a 15% uplift for Setter/Shift Leader position)
Hours: 1.30pm-10.30pm Monday to Thursday 8.5 hrs pd x 4 = 34 hours
8.00am – 5.00pm Friday 8.5 hrs pd x 1 = 8.5 hours
TOTAL 42.5 Hrs with unpaid 30 min lunch and 2x20m paid breaks
Location: Faygate

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Both positions:

  • Holidays (28 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Company sick pay (after passing probation)
  • Pension
  • Free parking on site

How to apply?

To apply for either position, please send a copy of your CV and a short cover letter to or for more information please contact Eve on 01306 885888. We will aim to get back to you within 2-5 working days, thank you for your application. If you would rather an application form to complete, please email Eve for this to be sent out to you.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.