Tooling Supervisor

A leading tier I supplier in the automotive industry is in search for a tooling supervisor. The company is located about thirty minutes south of Sandusky, Ohio. The company has doubled sales in the past five years and provides good benefits and competitive compensation. The primary duties include:

Good understanding of the injection molding process.

Ability to work with little to no supervision.

Manage tooling status, staging molds for upcoming changes, tooling maintenance functions, and all documentation for mold maintenance and repairs.

Manage system for insert changes to insure production readiness.

Maintain history and preventative maintenance databases.

Interact with outside tooling facilities to insure proper repairs and critical timing.

Perform design reviews on new tooling to insure molds are built for longevity and manufacturability.

Work with Manufacturing and Engineering to insure all molds are capable of running to standard.

Assist in obtaining quotes for repairs and/or new tooling as required.

Maintain a system for all mold drawings.

To repair and machine molds at a high skill level to ensure that all molds operate at maximum potential.

Correct flash by performing skilled handwork and blue in on molds.

Compute time and materials quote as requested.

Complete engineering changes and revisions to injection molds.

Repair injection mold cavities and cores due to damage or wear.

Stone and polish mold components of many materials to a high finish.

Troubleshoot and identify tooling issues at the press as needed.

Responsible for accurate completion of mold repair sheets and any other applicable paperwork.

Observes all safety requirements and maintains work area in a neat and orderly condition.

Responsible for working knowledge of TS16949 procedures.

Knowledge of mold assembly and disassembly is required as well as attention to detail in evaluating
mold condition.

Over all knowledge of equipment to work on injection molds (ex: welding equipment, lathes, grinders,
mills, EDM,)

Machining skills is required and the individual must have their own tools.

Manage tooling department.
Train employees as needed.

2 year degree or minimum of 3 - 5 years comparable work experience in the tool and die field.
Injection mold repair experience
Must have polishing experience
Experience with machining equipment
Forklift experience, but no prior experience or training required
Certified Journeyman is preferred, but is not required
Ability to use shop math, precision measuring instruments and read blueprints.
High level ability to perform Tig welding on many different materials.
Must be knowledgeable on basic electrical and hydraulic systems

Good verbal and written communication skills.

The physical demands described here are representative of
those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions
of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand. The employee is frequently
required to walk; sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop,
kneel, crouch, or crawl, and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision,
depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Should be able to safely operate cranes, forklifts and other equipment necessary to perform job.
Job involves visual effort and concentration.
Good hand-eye coordination.
Ability to grip and hold hand tools.
Regular and reliable attendance and punctuality.
Ability to engage in shift work.
PPE- Safety Eye Wear, Cutting Gloves when using a knife, cotton gloves when handling hot parts, and approved safety, steel toed shoes.

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