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Injection Molding Toolroom Manager                                                             


Position Summary:

This position is responsible for managing the overall operation of the Toolroom, maintaining goals of cavitation, down hours, and expenses, and interfacing with other departments on a continual basis. You will be responsible for a suite of injection mold tools utilizing a $1,500,000 annual budget (includes payroll, maintenance repair and mold expense).




Responsible for monitoring Mattec system for presses down due to mold repairs. Tracks mold repair downtime. Assesses mold conditions and takes appropriate action.


Collaborates with other departments on tooling issues, troubleshoots problems on the shop floor and provides technical support when needed. Participates in root cause analysis relative to tooling issues.


Establishes and maintains preventative maintenance systems and leads continuous improvement efforts.


Assists engineering department in monitoring new mold construction, operations and preventative maintenance schedules. Schedules mold repairs to ensure continuous improvement of mold quality.


Works directly with Sales, Quality Control, and Engineering to resolve customer complaints.


Responsible for personnel within the Tool Room including but not limited to administering company policies, tracking time & attendance, assigning jobs to Tool Room personnel, monitoring work performance I progress and quality of work, and performing training activities. 


Assess and address Tool Room equipment needs and maintain mold configuration listing. Attends, assists, and/or coordinates a variety of monthly/weekly meetings such as staff meetings, product design review, tooling improvement, etc.


Acts as a Tooling Engineer and/or Tool Room GL as needed. When work in primary classification is not available, may perform other duties according to skill and availability.



  • Bachelor’s degree from four-year College or university or equivalent combination of education and experience below:
  • 10 years related experience and/or training.
  • Experience working with plastic injection molds
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Technical experience in Injection molding.
  • Tooling and maintenance experience with related equipment.
  • Supervisory experience required
  • Mircosoft Office experience required with demonstrated ability in Excel.




Other Significant Measures:

  • Assists molding department tooling problems.
  • Works with Engineering team to improve repair costs.
  • Assists with department cost improvements by reducing repair cost, unscheduled downtime, and improving overall efficiencies.
  • Tracks individual machine and tool repairs to assist in justifying budget.
  • Assists with preparing and submitting department AFEs.
  • Assists with implementation of continuous improvements.
  • Actively involved in improving safety in the Tool Room.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

·      Directly supervises up to 15 (non-exempt and hourly) employees.

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