Manufacturing & Technical

Full Time


About the Role

We currently have two vacancies for two motivated team players to join our company as experienced Plastics Technician’s, working within our Plastics manufacturing department in Leeds.


Your Duties and Responsibilities:

As a Plastics Technician, you will work with a highly experienced team of technicians and a strong multidisciplinary team to develop skills that will enable you to undertake the manufacture of plastics, AFO, DAFO, KAFO spinal braces and wrist braces. Using cutting, grinding and polishing tools you will be trained in all aspects of plastic manufacturing, from cast filling, rectification, moulding, trimming and through to finishing.

As a technician it is highly important for orders to be actioned effectively and efficiently to satisfy the requirements of our patients and clinicians.

To do this role you will need excellent attention to detail. You’ll also need to be focused and able to demonstrate that you can operate in a high-pressure volume related environment, ensuring that all work undertaken is ready for delivery within the relevant timescales. In addition, you’ll need to:

  • Demonstrate good communication skills
  • Ensure productivity levels are maintained
  • Limit waste and keep the department clean
  • Maintain KPIs and report performance, while ensuring all QA systems and working practices are strictly adhered to
  • Escalate stock shortages for the area

Previous experience within Orthotics Plastic manufacturing is essential.

How to Apply We’d love to have you on our team! To apply, please complete an application form and submit your CV below. Alternatively, download an application form and email
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About Steeper
Steeper Group is a privately-owned business that was formed over 100 years ago. Since then we have expanded across prosthetics, orthotics and accessible technology – with a focus on creating significant turning points in individuals’ lives through exceptional clinical services and award-winning products.

We are a true leader in our market. From humble beginnings, we have grown to become one of the UK’s largest suppliers of Orthotic, Prosthetic and Accessible Technology products. Uniquely, we combine age-old craft skills with the latest innovations in manufacturing and materials.

Steeper’s vision is to create life’s turning points, together. We aim to do this with innovative prosthetic, orthotic and accessible technology products and services.
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